Language Detection 09-13-2011

Simple library to detect the language in which a text is written
Language Detection is a small, free and open source library to detect languages in which texts are written.  

The process is also known as language identification, language guessing and language recognition.

Detailed instructions on how to install and use the Language Detection utility on your Mac are available HERE.

Being developed using Java, Language Detection is a cross-platform library that can be used on any operating system that comes with Java support (e.g. Mac OS X, Windows, Linux).

Main features:

  • 99% over precision for 40+ languages
  • Detect language of a text using naive Bayesian filter
  • Generate language profiles from Wikipedia abstract database file

last updated on:
December 16th, 2012, 2:04 GMT
file size:
1.1 MB
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developed by:
Nakatani Shuyo
operating system(s):
Mac OS X
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What's New in This Release:
  • Add language profile of Estonian, Lithuanian, Latvian and Slovene.
  • Support retrieving a list of loaded language profiles as getLangList() ( issue 20 )
  • support generating a language profile from plain text ( issue 23 )
  • Fixed a bug of issue 21.
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