LINGUIST List 27.2245

Tue May 17 2016

Software: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; Phonetics: LingPy 2.5

Editor for this issue: Amanda Foster <amandalinguistlist.org>


Date: 17-May-2016
From: Johann-Mattis List <mattis.listlingpy.org>
Subject: Computational Linguistics; Genetic Classification; Historical Linguistics; Phonetics: LingPy 2.5
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We proudly announce the release of LingPy 2.5. LingPy is a Python library for quantitative tasks in historical linguistics and dialectology, providing state-of-the-art implementations of algorithms for phonetic alignment, automatic cognate detection, and phylogenetic reconstruction. LingPy-2.5 offers a variety of new and interesting features, including:

- Enhanced documentation (see http://lingpy.org)
- Initial approaches for partial cognate detection
- Full support for the three major platforms in Python3 and Python2
- Initial implementation of a command-line interface

You can download the stable version of LingPy-2.5 at: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/lingpy

You can inspect our development version and contact us in case of problems at: https://github.com/lingpy/lingpy/

You can view our documentation at: http://lingpy.org

Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
                            Genetic Classification
                            Historical Linguistics
                            Phonetics

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