• Lexical Tools
  • Java 7.0, UTF-8
  • , 2015 Release:


Lexical Tools is a set of fundamental core NLP tools for retrieving lexical variants. Functions (flow components) include retrieving inflectional variants, uninflectional forms, spelling variants, derivational variants, synonyms, fruitful variants, normalization, UTF-8 to ASCII conversion, lowercase, etc.. There are over 62 flow components and 39 options offered in this tools set.

This release includes the latest data integration from The SPECIALIST LEXICON along with completion of software change requests (SCRs). They are briefly described as follows. Please refer to release notes for details.

Feature Enhancements & Bugs Fixes

  • Distributed both Full version and Lite version of lvg.2015
  • Distributed with JRE, 1.7.0_67
  • Distributed with HSqlDb 2.3.2 (HyperSonic SQL DB)
  • Distributed with ICU4J 53.1 (International Components for Unicode)

  • Integrated with data from The SPECIALIST LEXICON, 2015
    • Updated derivations (141,623) - zeroD, prefixD, suffixD
    • Updated synonyms by adding:
      • block|block|1024|inhibit|1024|
      • inhibit|inhibit|1024|block|1024|

  • Standardized Java namespace for directory of Tools:
    • gov.nih.nlm.nls.lvg.Tools.CmdLineTools.fields
    • gov.nih.nlm.nls.lvg.Tools.CmdLineTools.luiNorm
    • gov.nih.nlm.nls.lvg.Tools.CmdLineTools.lvg
    • gov.nih.nlm.nls.lvg.Tools.CmdLineTools.norm
    • gov.nih.nlm.nls.lvg.Tools.CmdLineTools.toAscii
    • gov.nih.nlm.nls.lvg.Tools.CmdLineTools.wordInd

    • gov.nih.nlm.nls.lvg.Tools.GuiTool.Exec.lgt

  • Fixed bugs of thread-safe issues caused by global static variables

  • Documents
    • Update documents of derivations - Optimized SD-Rule set