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XConc Suite

Exploiting XML technology for Corpus Annotation

XConc Suite is a collection of XML-based tools which are integrated to support the corpus development and annotation.


Features

XML Editor

A fully-functioned XML editor which allows DTD and CSS-based customization of the editing interface.

Concordancer

An interface which accept structural, regular expressions for searching texts for specific patterns. The results will be shown in KWIC (Key Word In Context) format.

Ontology Browser

It allows users to browse ontologies to select a class or a set of classes for searching or valuation purposes. Currently, it supports OWL-encoded ontologies.

Installation & Usage

Requirements

  • Eclipse version 3.2.2 -
  • Java Runtime Environment version 1.6 -

Setting up plug-ins

After installing Eclipse, the XConc Suite can be installed inside Eclipse as follows:

  1. From the main menu, select Help > Install New Software.
  2. Select Add, and enter XConc Suite for Name and http://www.nactem.ac.uk/tsujii/xconc/ for URL, and click OK.
  3. Select the site XConc Suite.
  4. Select the feature XConc Suite, and click Next.
  5. Check to accept the terms in the licence agreement, and click Next. (Please press OK if a warning appears.)
  6. Click Finish.
  7. You may need to restart the eclipse platform to complete the installation.

Updating plug-ins

  1. Close all the perspectives.
  2. From the main menu, select Help > Check for Updates.
  3. Click Next
  4. Check to accept the terms in the licence agreement, and click Next. (Please press OK if a warning appears.)
  5. Click Finish.
  6. You may need to restart the eclipse platform to complete the update.

Using XConc

Please refer to this manual.

Sample Workspace

For trying XConc Suite, you can use this sample workspace.

History

  • version 1.0.20
    • Fix for initializing document in the tag
  • version 1.0.19
    • Fix for ontology view
  • version 1.0.17, 1.0.18
    • Fix for selecting IDREFs
  • version 1.0.16
    • Fix for exception in removing element
  • version 1.0.15
    • Fix for renaming project name (temporary)
  • version 1.0.14
    • Bug fix for 1.0.12
  • version 1.0.13
    • Bug fix for installation problem
  • version 1.0.12
    • Refresh property sheet page after each edit
    • Draw hover lines last to show them
  • version 1.0.11
    • Remove function to make ontology view visible from xconc selector editor
    • Open without settings support
    • Support for saving CSS
    • Disable 'Insert Element' when no element can be inserted
  • version 1.0.10
    • Bug fix for 1.0.9
  • version 1.0.9
    • Change Save/Load in Search View Result
  • version 1.0.8
    • Add about.ini
    • Stop output carrage return
    • Stop output return in #PCDATA
  • version 1.0.7
    • Add support for IDREFS in CSS
    • Change default perspective
  • version 1.0.6
    • Change to use 'toPortableString()' instead of 'toString()' for IPath
  • version 1.0.5
    • remove detached show property view
  • version 1.0.4
    • Fix for horizontal bar option
    • remove error messages
  • version 1.0.3
    • Fast OWL reading
  • version 1.0.2
    • Minor fix for Eclipse 3.5.1
  • version 1.0.1
    • Add horizontal bar option (test)
    • Add CSS extension for Treebank view (test)
  • version 1.0.0
    • First release

Acknowledgements

XConc Suite is developed by Jin-Dong Kim and Makoto Miwa

See also GENIA Project acknowledgments page

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