[Corpora-List] Free POS tagger

Niels Ott nott at sfs.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Oct 22 13:51:22 CEST 2008


Niels Ott schrieb:
> ben dbabis samira schrieb:
> > Does anyone knows free POS Tagger for english implemented with Java?
> > Thanks for help;
>
> qtag is free as in free beer. It comes as a Java library and it can be
> trained. Models for English are available, too.
>
> The OpenNLP tagger is free as in free speech, but as far as I know, it
> doesn't come with a model for English. But of course, one should be able
> to train it. However, I found the OpenNLP tools harder to use than qtag.
> But of course, they are more powerful.

Oh, and I forgot to mention the LingPipe tagger, which comes with models for English. I think it is distributed under an academic license.

Niels

-- Niels Ott Computational Linguist (B.A.) http://www.drni.de/niels/



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