What was new in FreeLing 4.0?

Submitted by admin on Wed, 03/30/2016 - 18:27

What's new in FreeLing 4.0

  • License changed from GPL to Affero-GPL
  • Improved thread-safety.
  • APIs for Java, Perl, Python, PHP, and Ruby.
  • New modules/functionalities:
    • Statistical dependency parsing
    • Statistical Semantic Role Labelling
    • Semantic Graph extraction
    • Automatic summarization
    • Improved coreference resolution
    • Compound analysis module
    • 'analyzer' meta-module to wrap whole analysis pipelines
    • New input/output handling modules to load from customizable CoNLL fomat and dump results in XML, json, or CoNLL formats
    • Easy-to-use MSVC project files to compile FreeLing on windows
  • New languages:
    • German (PoS-tagging, dependencies, SRL)
    • Croatian (dependencies -requires external PoS tagger-)
    • Slovene (PoS-tagging, WSD, dependencies)
    • Norwegian (PoS-tagging)