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flesch-kincaid

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flesch-kincaid

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Formula to detect the grade level of text according to the Flesch–Kincaid grade level.

See syllable for detecting syllables.

Install

npm:

npm install flesch-kincaid

Use

var fleschKincaid = require('flesch-kincaid')
 
// For “The Australian platypus is seemingly a hybrid of a mammal and reptilian
// creature.” (1 sentence, 13 words, 26 syllables).
fleschKincaid({sentence: 1, word: 13, syllable: 26})
// => 13.08

API

fleschKincaid(counts)

Given an object containing the number of words (word), the number of sentences (sentence), and the number of syllables (syllable) in a document, returns the U.S. grade level associated with the document.

Values can theoretically start at -3.40 and end at Infinity.

Related

  • automated-readability — Uses character count instead of error-prone syllable parser
  • coleman-liau — Uses letter count instead of an error-prone syllable parser
  • dale-chall-formula — Uses a dictionary; suited for higher reading levels
  • flesch — Uses syllable count
  • gunning-fog — Uses syllable count, needs POS-tagging and NER
  • smog-formula — Like gunning-fog-index, without needing advanced NLP
  • spache-formula — Uses a dictionary, suited for lower reading levels

License

MIT © Titus Wormer

Install

npm i flesch-kincaid

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