The Apache OpenNLP team is pleased to announce the release of Apache OpenNLP 1.9.0.
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.
Apache OpenNLP 1.9.0 binary and source distributions are available for download from our download page: download page
The OpenNLP library is distributed by Maven Central as well. See the Maven Dependency page for more details: Maven Dependency
This release introduces new features, improvements and bug fixes. Java 1.8 and Maven 3.3.9 are required.
Additionally the release contains the following changes:
Brat Document Parser should support name type filters
Brat format support fails on multi fragment annotations
Remove MD5 hashes from Release process
Use String instead of StringList in LanguageModel API
BRAT Annotator service Fails to start
Token model creation fails without at least one <SPLIT> tag
Update Penn Treebank URL
Explain the new format of feature generator XML config
Unify code to sum up input context features
FeatureGeneratorUtil can recognize Japanese Hiragana and Katakana letters
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 README.html file included in the distribution.
--The Apache OpenNLP Team
02 July 2018