Category Archives: SketchEngine

New Release: NoSketchEngine

The SketchEngine development team has just released a new open-source version of their tools (bonito, manatee, finlibDownload-Links), including the following highlights:

  • extended support for parallel corpora
  • support for virtual corpora
  • asynchronous query processing showing partial results as they are computed
  • corpus info page providing an overall overview of the corpus stats
  • lots of smaller enhancements in the functionality and usability of the user interface
  • lots of speed enhancements, both for run time (query evaluation) and compile time (corpus indexing)
  • lots of bugfixes

Source: http://nlp.fi.muni.cz/trac/noske/wiki/Downloads [accessed: 13/06/2014]

ForBetterEnglish

Class-room friendly collocations dictionary:

[Last update: 03/06/2015]

http://forbetterenglish.com/ (superseded by SkELLSketch Engine for Language Learning)

12-03-2014 14-55-48

 

12-03-2014 14-56-42

References:

  • Kilgarriff, A. (2014, March). “Corpora in the classroom without scaring the students.” British Council – EnglishAgenda Seminar. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2APIUxE_i6M [Adam’s talk starts at 1:09:35]
  • Adam Kilgarriff, Miloš Husák, Katy McAdam, Michael Rundell, Pavel Rychlý (2008). “GDEX: Automatically Finding Good Dictionary Examples in a Corpus.” In Elisenda Bernal, Janet DeCesaris (Ed.), Proceedings of the 13th EURALEX International Congress (pp. 425–432). Barcelona, Spain: Institut Universitari de Linguistica Aplicada, Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Retrieved from EURALEX 2008

 

TurnKey virtual appliances

“Turnkey Linux is a virtual appliance library that integrates and polishes the very best open source software into ready to use solutions.”

Excellent base system for CQPweb, ParaVozAntWebCorpusFramework, NoSketchEngine, etc.

Source: http://www.turnkeylinux.org/ [accessed: 03/03/2014]

  • LAMP Stack Virtual Appliance (~220MB, linux base system [Debian7], admin through convenient web-gui, accessible from any (local) machine within minutes)

TheSketchEngine

KonText

2016-04-10 Developer / Project Head: Thomas Machalek
Purpose/Version/Date Open-source web-interface to corpus management system manatee (bonito fork with support for parallel corpora) 0.7.x 10 Apr 2016 Platform/License web-based (also on localhost) open source License: GNU GPLv2+ Price/Availability free IMPORTANT NOTICE: official NoSketchEngine of manatee 2.59.X / 2.107.1 are NOT SUPPORTED but a compatible fork is provided on github (see link below) Programming Language(s): Python Key features: SERVER INSTALLATION, SUPPORT FOR PARALLEL CORPORA Website: KonText Website: KonText Repository (bonito fork maintained by Czech National Corpus) Website: NEW (May 2015):KonText compatible fork of manatee
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NoSketchEngine

2015-11-12 Developer / Project Head: Pavel Rychlý
Purpose/Version/Date Open-source corpus management system 2.33.1-open-2.130.6-open-3.80.5 (finlib/manatee/bonito) 12 Nov 2015 Platform/License web-based (also on localhost) open source License: GNU GPLv2+ Price/Availability free Programming Language(s): Python, C++, Perl Key features: SERVER INSTALLATION, MANAGE YOUR OWN CORPORA Website: NoSketchEngine (bonito, manatee, finlib, open-susanne-corpus) Website: KonText Repository (alternative front end maintained by Czech National Corpus) Website: SketchEngine (commercial version)
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SketchEngine

2016-01-19 Developer / Project Head: Adam Kilgarriff (†)
Purpose/Version/Date Advanced Corpus Management System stable: 2.33.2-SkE-2.133.6-3.81.2 beta: 2.33.2-SkE-2.133.6-3.81.6) (finlib/manatee/bonito) 19 Jan 2016 (last version check, under constant development) Platform/License web-based commercial License: commercial Price/Availability €58.-/year (Academic single user license, own corpus quota: 1 Mio words) 30-day free trial Programming Language(s): various Key features: WORD SKETCHES, SOPHISTICATED COLLOCATION MEASURES, THESAURUS, PRELOADED BILLION WORD CORPORA FOR MANY LANGUAGES, EASIEST WAY TO CREATE YOUR OWN SYNTACTICALLY ANNOTATED CORPORA Website: SketchEngine (stable) Website: SketchEngine (beta) Website: NoSketchEngine (open source version – reduced functionality)
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