Extended Java WordNet Library Updated

Through the Linkedin computational linguistics group


extJWNL (Extended Java WordNet Library) is a Java API for creating, reading and updating dictionaries in WordNet format. The library features support for:

* browsing, creating, editing and writing dictionaries
* encodings, including UTF-8
* Java generics
* huge dictionaries
* instance dictionaries and static singletone dictionary
* Maven
* ewn: command-line tool to browse, create and edit dictionaries in WordNet format
* thread-safety
* and more

# About Current Release

The 1.9 release contains these improvements:

– IO rewritten to use block reads
– synchronization removed or replaced with finer-grained blocks
– parsing rewritten to decrease memory reallocations
– memory use decreased for ASCII resource dictionaries: char[] -> byte[]
– reading speed improved: resource random walk ~2.7x, file random walk ~43.8x, file iteration ~11.9x
– upgrade to Java 7
– bugs fixed

# Acknowledgements

This release is supported by YourKit Open Source License and
[YourKit Java Profiler](https://www.yourkit.com/java/profiler/index.jsp)

# Resources

* [Homepage](http://extjwnl.sourceforge.net/)
* [Download](http://sourceforge.net/projects/extjwnl/files)
* [Documentation](https://github.com/extjwnl/extjwnl/wiki)
* [Mailing Lists](http://lists.sourceforge.net/lists/listinfo/extjwnl-announce)
* [Forums](http://sourceforge.net/projects/extjwnl/forums/)
* [Source Code](https://github.com/extjwnl/extjwnl/)
* [Issues](https://github.com/extjwnl/extjwnl/issues)