text-sentence 0.14

A text tokenizer and sentence splitter tool
The text-sentence is a text tokenizer and sentence splitter library.

Input is for main function is text, list of known names and abbreviations. Result is list of tokens. Each token has type and other attributes i.e.:

 * is word,
 * is number,
 * is roman number,
 * is sentence end,
 * is abbreviation,
 * is name,
 * is end of chapter
 * etc.

Determining end of sentence needs special logic and care what is the main reason for naming package with "text-sentence".

FEATURES

System is based on unicode strings.

Check Getting started.

INSTALLATION

Installation instructions - if you have installed pip package http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pip:

pip install text-sentence

If not, then do it old-fashioned way:

 * download zip from http://pypi.python.org/pypi/text-sentence/
 * unzip
 * open shell
 * go to distribution directory
 * python setup.py install

Development version you can see at http://bitbucket.org/trebor74hr/text-sentence.

or Mercurial clone with:

hg clone https://bitbucket.org/trebor74hr/text-sentence

GETTING STARTED

TODO:

Usage example - start python shell:

>>> from text_sentence import ...

Further

Since there is currently no good documentation, the best source of further information is by reading tests inside of module and tests test_sentence. More information in Running tests. You can allways read a source.

DOCUMENTATION

Currently there is no documentation. In progress ...

SUPPORT

Since this project is limited by my free time, support is limited.

REPORT BUG OR REQUEST FEATURE

If you encounter bug, the best is to report it to the bitbucket web page http://bitbucket.org/trebor74hr/text-sentence.

The best way to contact me is by mail (find in LICENCE).

TODO list is in readme.txt (dev version).

CONTRIBUTION

Since this project is not currently in the stable API phase, contribution should wait for a while.

RUNNING TESTS

All tests are doctests (not unittests). There are two type of tests in the package:

 1. doctests in module i.e. in __init__.py
 2. doctests in test_sentence.txt

Running module directly will run 1. and 2.

To run tests:

 * goto text_sentence directory
 * run tests by running module, e.g.:

 > python __init__.py
 __main__: running doctests
 test_sentence.txt: running doctests


 * other with:

 > python -m"text_sentence"

last updated on:
June 21st, 2010, 13:38 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Robert Lujo
homepage:
bitbucket.org
license type:
BSD License 
category:
ROOT \ Text Editing&Processing \ Indexing
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What's New in This Release:
  • is_contraction token attribute - e.g. isn't or oŇ°'
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