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Apache OpenNLP 1.8.4 released

The Apache OpenNLP team is pleased to announce the release of Apache OpenNLP 1.8.4.

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 1.8.4 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

What’s new in Apache OpenNLP 1.8.4

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:

  • Remove Tokenizer param from Doccat trainer CLI

  • Add annotator notes to BratAnnotator

  • Add 20Newsgroups format support to the doccat component

  • Removed WordVector toArray methods

  • Removed deprecated leipzig doccat format support

  • Add filename to overlapping annotation exception in NameSample

  • Resolved concurrency issue in POS tagger

  • Brat Annotation Service does not serialize results appropriately

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

24 December 2017