The LightSide Researcher's Workbench is an open-source text-mining tool released under the GNU General Public License.
To download the latest public release, visit http://ankara.lti.cs.cmu.edu/side.
copyright/gpl.txt for more information.
This is a mirror of the LightSide bitbucket repository.
To build from source, use ant:
To build with Chinese support, use
This will compile the workbench and run a modest set of unit tests. After that, you can run LightSide by executing run.sh (Linux, Mac) or LightSIDE.bat (Windows)
To add new feature-extraction, machine-learning, or analysis tools to the workbench, you'll want to write a plugin. See the appendix in the Researcher's Manual for more information, and the core LightSide plugins repository for examples. An example plugin is in plugins/examples.