Improving word cloud visualization

Word cloud visualization from Marti Hearst medium article

Marti Hearst in his blog post “Word Clouds: We Can’t Make Them Go Away, So Let’s Improve Them” provides improvement over traditional word couds. He also discusses the problems with word cloud as a visualization tool which is insightful.

In R on can easily create traditional word clouds using the wordcloud package. However, the application discussed by Marti is unique and may not be possible to implement in R using wordcloud package.

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