[Corpora-List] Free POS tagger

Jason Baldridge jbaldrid at mail.utexas.edu
Wed Oct 22 16:28:40 CEST 2008

The OpenNLP toolkit *does* come with trained models (English, German, Spanish, and Thai). The download is separate. See:



-- Jason Baldridge Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics The University of Texas at Austin http://comp.ling.utexas.edu/jbaldrid

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 6:48 AM, Niels Ott <nott at sfs.uni-tuebingen.de>wrote:

> Hi,
> 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.
> Best,
> Niels
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> Niels Ott
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