FACTORIE v1.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 2016-04-08 // over 6 years ago
  • Overall

    • Major rewrite of NLP pipeline
    • 🛠 Many miscellaneous improvements and fixes

    NLP

    • 🐎 Many performance and speed improvments improvements to NER
    • 📜 Rewritten, ~2x faster dependency parser
    • Rewritten hierarchical cross-document coreference
    • Rewritten universal schema relation extraction model and epistemological database
    • Faster tokenization with JFlex (50x faster, ~500k tokens/second on modest machine)
    • 👌 Improvements to model, lexicon, and other resource finding and loading
    • 🆕 New name parser

    Linear Algebra

    • 📜 Several bug fixes to sparse tensors

    Learning

    • 👌 Support for simple constraints in optimization (projected gradient)
    • 👌 Support for different constraints, regularization, and optimizers over different feature template subsets
    • ➕ Added support for grid-searching subsets when optimizing hyperparameters
    • 🐛 Bug fixes to Exponentiated Gradient

    Inference

    • LiteChainModel class for simple chain CRFs

    Miscellaneous

    • 👌 Improved unit- and integration-testing coverage
    • 👌 Improved serialization

Previous changes from v1.1

  • 2014-11-15