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node-kytea

node-kytea is C++ Addon of Node.js for using KyTea.

What is KyTea?

See http://www.phontron.com/kytea/.

Usage

var Kytea = require('kytea').Kytea;
var path = '/path/to/model';
var kytea = new Kytea({ tagmax: 3 });
var kytea.open(path, function(err) {
  if(err) throw err;
  kytea.getAllTags("これはテストです。", function(err,obj){
    for(var i =0; i< obj.length;i++){
      var word = obj[i].surf;
      var pos = obj[i].tags[0];
      var pron = obj[i].tags[1];
    }
  });
});

Methods

new Kytea(options)

Create KyTea object.

  • options(optional): Now, the following options are supported.
    • notag: Skips a particular tag.(Default: [], [1] will skip the first tag)
    • nounk: Don't estimate the pronunciation of unkown words.(Default: false)
    • tagmax: The maximum number of tags to print for one word.(Default: 3, 0 implies no limit)
    • deftag: A tag for words that cannot be given any tag.(for example, unknown words that contain a character not in the subword dictionary)(Default: 'UNK')
    • unkbeam: The width of the beam to use in beam search for unknown words.(Default: 50)
    • unktag: A tag to append to indicate words not in the dictionary.(Default: '')

open(modelPath, callback)

Load the model that specified by the modelPath.

  • modelPath: The path to model file.
  • callback: The function called when reading of the model file is completed.

getWS(text, callback)

This function execute word segmentation.

  • text: The target text of word segmentation.
  • callback: The function called when word segmentation is completed.

Example:

kytea.getWS('これはテストです。',function(err,words){
  ...
});

getTags(text, callback)

getAllTags(text, callback)

This function execute particular tag. getTags() is get most confidenceial tags, and getAllTags() is get all tags.

  • text: The target text of particular tag.
  • callback: The function called when particular tag is completed.

Example:

kytea.getAllTags("これはテストです。", function(err, res){
  if(err) throw err;
  res.forEach(function(elm){
    var surf = elm.surf;
    var tags = elm.tags;
    tags.forEach(function(tag){
        var tag_name = tag[0];
        var confidence = tag[1];
        ...
    });
  });
});
[
  {
    surf: 'これ', // surface
    tags:[
      [
        ['代名詞', 3.6951145482572487],// tag and confidence
        ['名詞', 3.7467785662991857]
      ],
      [
        ['これ', 2.3796118434353652],
      ]
    ]
  }
]

Requirement

  • Node >= v0.8
  • KyTea >= 0.4.2

node-kytea is verifying with KyTea 0.4.6. Please download and install KyTea before installation.

Installation

Please set a path to directory of Kytea's header and library files, and execute following commands.

npm install kytea

or

git clone git://github.com/hideo55/node-kytea.git
npm install ./node-kytea

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2012 Hideaki Ohno <hide.o.j55{at}gmail.com>

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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