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From James Kosin <>
Subject Re: New to opennlp
Date Sat, 21 Apr 2012 22:30:20 GMT
On 4/21/2012 12:40 PM, Jim - FooBar(); wrote:
> On 13/02/12 23:07, Michael Collins wrote:
>> Does opennlp provide a way to create the *.train file based on a body
>> of text which I provide, or is the *.train file created another way.
> Apart from the sentence detector there is no way to automatically
> create training data for other tasks (POS,NER etc)...these are often
> language and domain dependant. For the sentence detector however it is
> easy to create your own private training data (as Jorn said) targeted
> especially for your problem domain. assuming of course that the
> pre-trained model is not good enough for you...i find it's pretty
> good! :)
> Jim
Also, unlike a lot of the other models, the sentence detector can
actually be trained and works quite well with just a few sentences to
train on.  ~20-30 does really well.


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