LINGUIST List 26.1013
Fri Feb 20 2015
Software: Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Orange Textable 1.5
Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <alamontlinguistlist.org>
Aris Xanthos <aris.xanthos
Computational Linguistics; Text/Corpus Linguistics: Orange Textable 1.5 E-mail this message to a friend
I am delighted to announce the release of Orange Textable v1.5.
Textable is an open source add-on bringing advanced text-analytical capacities to the Orange Canvas visual programming environment (itself open source). It can be thought of as a construction kit for text analysis: a set of primitive components which can be (visually) arranged to build a variety of text analysis applications.
The project's homepage is http://langtech.ch/textable
, and the (extensive) documentation is hosted at http://orange-textable.readthedocs.org/
. To get a feel of what Textable looks like, an example of how to use it for mining the Humanist List archive is available at http://orange-textable.readthedocs.org/en/latest/illustration.html
Textable has been developed by LangTech Sarl on behalf of and in collaboration with the University of Lausanne's department of language and information sciences. It is compatible with Windows and MacOS X. Like Orange Canvas, it is licensed under GNU GPL v3; unlike Orange Canvas, it is Unicode-compliant. It imports raw text data (from keyboard, file, or the internet), possibly with XML markup, and exports recoded texts or result data tables in tab-delimited text format. It is programmed in Python (v2.7) and Orange Canvas offers ways of scripting in that language.
Any kind of feedback would be much appreciated, either by email or, ideally, on the forum (http://langtech.ch/forum/textable/
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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