FACTORIE v1.2 Release Notes

Release Date: 2016-04-08 // over 5 years ago
  • Overall

    • Major rewrite of NLP pipeline
    • ๐Ÿ›  Many miscellaneous improvements and fixes

    NLP

    • ๐ŸŽ Many performance and speed improvments improvements to NER
    • ๐Ÿ“œ 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)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improvements to model, lexicon, and other resource finding and loading
    • ๐Ÿ†• New name parser

    Linear Algebra

    • ๐Ÿ“œ Several bug fixes to sparse tensors

    Learning

    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support for simple constraints in optimization (projected gradient)
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Support for different constraints, regularization, and optimizers over different feature template subsets
    • โž• Added support for grid-searching subsets when optimizing hyperparameters
    • ๐Ÿ› Bug fixes to Exponentiated Gradient

    Inference

    • LiteChainModel class for simple chain CRFs

    Miscellaneous

    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved unit- and integration-testing coverage
    • ๐Ÿ‘Œ Improved serialization

Previous changes from v1.1

  • 2014-11-15