bluestocking is an information extraction toolkit.
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This project depends on NLTK. You will need to install it before running these scripts.
To run tests:
To run factchecker demo, try this:
python factchecker.py "The sky is not blue."
python factchecker.py "People never eat fish. Goldfish are unpopular."
This test a document against the Simple English Wikipedia articles for each word in the tested document. Try replacing test-factchecker.txt with your own text file!
(Warning: documents with long sentences take longer to query)
Defines Document class for wrapping raw text and Parser class for extracting Relations from a Document.
Relations encapsulate a semantically significant lexical cooccurence.
Documents have a method to turn them into Doxaments (see below).
Defines a Doxament class. A Doxament contains many Relations. A Doxament may be queried for consistency with another Doxament. They may also be merged to form a more complete knowledge base.