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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: DKPro Core 1.4.0 released via Maven Central
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 19:40:22 GMT
Hi Richard,

Would you like to make a patch to update the UIMA Website entry for DKPro, found
here:

http://uima.apache.org/external-resources.html

Thanks.  -Marshall

On 10/23/2012 10:39 AM, Richard Eckart de Castilho wrote:
> We are pleased to announce the release of DKPro Core 1.4.0 - 
> a collection of software components for natural language processing
> (NLP) based on the Apache UIMA framework.
>
>    http://code.google.com/p/dkpro-core-asl
>
> This is the first release on Maven Central. DKPro Core can now be
> used easier than ever without any need for a special Maven configuration!
>
> There are new modules in DKPro Core:
>
> * OpenNLP parser, POS tagger and tokenizers (ASL)
> * MaltParser dependency parser (ASL)
> * MeCab part-of-speech tagger for Japanese (ASL)
> * Berkeley parser (GPL)
> * GATE lemmatizer (GPL)
> * Binary CAS (de)serialization (ASL)
> * Generic JDBC reader (ASL)
>
> Further highlights in this release are:
>
> * New infrastructure and parameters for loading models and configuring
>   type mapping.
> * New versioning scheme for models and standardized model artifact names.
> * Changed various parameters in all components to follow a common
>   naming scheme.
> * Added support to print tagset information when a model is loaded in
>   most components
> * Added various new and updated mappings for POS tags (Chinese, English,
>   Estonian, French, German, ...).
> * Added modules to support unit tests and to measure performance
> * Fixed problems with paths containing spaces and paths on Windows systems
> * Added support for POS mapping in various readers
> * ... and many more updates and improvements in various modules!
>
> For a more complete overview see:
>
> http://code.google.com/p/dkpro-core-asl/wiki/ReleaseNotes_1_4_0
> http://code.google.com/p/dkpro-core-gpl/wiki/ReleaseNotes_1_4_0
>
> DKPro Core consists of a number of pre-processing components for NLP
> tasks, often wrapping existing libraries or tools for easy use in an
> UIMA pipeline.
>
> * tokenization/segmentation
> * compound splitting 
> * stemming 
> * part-of-speech tagging 
> * lemmatization
> * parsing 
> * named entity recognition
> * coreference resolution
> * language identification 
> * spelling correction
> * grammar checking
> * support for various data types
>
> A basic UIMA type system is provided with which all of the components
> work out-of-the-box. Some components can be configured for use with
> other type systems.
>
> DKPro Core builds heavily on uimaFIT, making use of features such as
> injection of configuration parameters and automatic type detection.
> Because using DKPro in Java code with uimaFIT is so easy, we do not
> provide traditional UIMA XML descriptors for our analysis engines,
> readers and consumers - only for the type systems.
> We offer two sets of components with DKPro Core:
>
> * DKPro Core ASL provides components under the Apache Software License 2.0
>   http://code.google.com/p/dkpro-core-asl
> * DKPro Core GPL provides components under the GNU Public License 3.0
>   http://code.google.com/p/dkpro-core-gpl
>
> DKPro Core is meant to be used with Apache Maven. The main components
> are hosted on Maven Central while distributable models are downloaded
> automatically from our public Maven repository. 
>
> This project was initiated by the Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab
> (UKP) at the Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt, Germany under the
> auspices of Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych. All former and current member
> of the UKP Lab have contributed in code, as testers or in spirit to
> this project. It constitutes an essential cornerstone for our research
> environment at the UKP Lab.
>
> DKPro Core requires Java 1.6, UIMA 2.4.0 and uimaFIT 1.4.0 (amongst
> other component-specific dependencies).
>
> An introduction to DKPro Core can be found at
>
> http://code.google.com/p/dkpro-core-asl/wiki/MyFirstDKProProject
>
> Please direct any questions or suggestions to
>
> dkpro-core-user@googlegroups.com
>
> Best,
>
> Richard
>
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> Richard Eckart de Castilho
> Technical Lead
> Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab (UKP-TUD) 
> FB 20 Computer Science Department      
> Technische Universit├Ąt Darmstadt 
> Hochschulstr. 10, D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany 
> phone [+49] (0)6151 16-7477, fax -5455, room S2/02/B117
> eckart@ukp.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de 
> www.ukp.tu-darmstadt.de 
> Web Research at TU Darmstadt (WeRC) www.werc.tu-darmstadt.de
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