Character Set From String: Identify predominant character set in a string

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This class can identify predominant character set in a string.

It can take a string of text in UTF-8 and analyzes the character codes to determine which is the predominant character set that the is used based on the frequency of the characters that are typically of certain languages.

Currently it can identify the character sets of Latin, Greek, Cyrillic. Armenian, Hebrew, Arabic, Devanagari, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Malayalam, Sinhala, Thai, Lao, Tibetan, Burmese, Georgian, Korean, Khmer, Japanese, and CJK.

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A string in Unicode may contain text of multiple character sets.

This class can identify predominant character set in a string of many possible character sets.

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Charset From String

Identifies predominant script (charset, language) in a string. This library is capable of identifying:

<pre> Arabic Armenian Bengali Burmese CJK Cyrillic Devanagari Georgian Greek Gujarati Hebrew Japanese Khmer Korean Lao Latin Malayalam Sinhala Tamil Thai Tibetan </pre>

Usage

use peterkahl\CharsetFromString\CharsetFromString;

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('????? ????? ?? ???????'); # ARABIC

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('????? ????? ?? ????-??'); # HEBREW

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('??? ?????? ?????? ??????, ??? ??? ?? ?????.'); # CYRILLIC

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('The true hero is he who conquers his own anger and hatred.'); # LATIN

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('??? ??? ?? ??? ??? ???? ??.'); # KOREAN

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('??????????????'); # JAPANESE

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('????????????'); # CJK

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('??????????????? ??????????????'); # THAI

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('????????????????????????????????????? ????'); # LAO

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('?????????????????????????????????????????????'); # KHMER

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('???????????????????????????????'); # TIBETAN

echo CharsetFromString::getCharset('? ????? ???????? ??? ???????? ?????? ????, ???? ???????? ???? ??? ??????.'); # GREEK
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