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From "Jim - FooBar();" <>
Subject Re: New to opennlp
Date Sun, 22 Apr 2012 10:18:35 GMT
On 21/04/12 23:30, James Kosin wrote:
> 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.
> James

Wow!!! did not know that!!! I thought the sentence detector needs 
thousands of sentences just like the other models! Thanks James...


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