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From Suneel Marthi <smar...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache OpenNLP 1.8.2 Release
Date Sat, 16 Sep 2017 17:26:56 GMT
The Apache OpenNLP team is pleased to announce the release of version
1.8.2 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 1.8.2 binary and source distributions are available for
download from our download page:
http://opennlp.apache.org/cgi-bin/download.cgi

The OpenNLP library is distributed by Maven Central as well. See the
Maven Dependency page for more details:
http://opennlp.apache.org/maven-dependency.html
Requirements <http://opennlp.apache.org/announcement/release-172.html#requirements>

Java 8 is required to run OpenNLP, Maven 3.3.9 is required for building it
Building from the Source Distribution
<http://opennlp.apache.org/announcement/release-172.html#building-from-the-source-distribution>

To build everything execute the following command in the root folder:
mvn clean install

The results of the build will be placed in:
opennlp-distr/target/apache-opennlp-1.8.2-bin.tar-gz (or .zip)
What's new in Apache OpenNLP 1.8.2

This release introduces some minor improvements and bug fixes.

The release contains the following noteworthy changes:

- The Leipzig format support was improved to extract data for
langdetect model training
- Maxents loglikelihood treshold can be configured by the user
- Added data verification for the eval data
- Fixed handling of xml parsers used through out the package

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

Thanks again to all contributors and committers for their help.

--The Apache OpenNLP Team

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