Normalization Tool (nt)



Introduction

Nt (Normalization Tool) is used in STMT to normalize terms before mapping. Three normalization (applies Lexical Tools) are provided:

Set Up

Follow the installation instructions to install and run the nt program. Check on the following items only if you don't use the provided script to install Sub-Term Mapping Tools.

  • CLASSPATH:
    1. include the STMT distribution jar file, ${STMT_DIR}/lib/stmt${YEAR}dist.jar, in your CLASSPATH.
    2. include the stmt top directory in your CLASSPATH.

  • Configuration File: assign the full path of the top directory of stmt${YEAR} to a variable named ROOT_DIR in the configuration file, data/Config/stmt.properties.

  • Lvg Configuration File: set the lvg configuration file (LVG_CONFIG_FILE) to the default (data/Config/lvg.properties) or your installed lvg directory in the stmt configuration file.

Test Run

Input

Free text (a word or term)

Output

Normalization results of the input term

Options

Please refer to design document