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From William Colen <co...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache OpenNLP 1.5.3 released
Date Wed, 17 Apr 2013 13:24:00 GMT
The Apache OpenNLP team is pleased to announce the release of version 1.5.3
of Apache OpenNLP.

The Apache OpenNLP library is a machine learning based toolkit for the
processing of natural language text. It supports the most common NLP tasks,
such as tokenization, sentence segmentation, part-of-speech tagging, named
entity extraction, chunking, parsing, and coreference resolution.

The OpenNLP 1.5.3 binary and source distributions are available for
download from our download page:

The OpenNLP library is distributed by Maven Central as well. See the Maven
Dependency page for more details:

This release contains a couple of new features, improvements and bug fixes.
The CLI has been improved for a better consistency. Now the tools supports
extensions that can be configured from the model, including customized
context generators and validators.

Additionally the release contains the following noteworthy changes:

- Porter Stemmer tool
- L-BFGS parameter estimation
- Improved documentation
- Fine-grained POSTagger evaluation report
- Improved support to load user provided feature generator and context
validation classes from OSGi environment

A detailed list of the issues related to this release can be found in the
release notes.

For a complete list of fixed bugs and improvements please see the
RELEASE_NOTES file included in the distribution.

--The Apache OpenNLP Team

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