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Apache OpenNLP 1.7.0 released

The Apache OpenNLP team is pleased to announce the release of version 1.7.0 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 1.7.0 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 introduces many new features, improvements and bug fixes. The API has been improved for a better consistency and deprecated methods were removed. Now Java 1.8 and Maven 3.3.9 are required.

Additionally the release contains the following noteworthy changes:

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

31 December 2016