Sentence splitter module?

Mickel Grönroos mickel at
Fri Mar 19 11:35:15 CET 2004

On Fri, 19 Mar 2004, Josiah Carlson wrote:

> > Is anyone aware of a freely available sentence splitter module for Python?
> > It does not have to be anything fancy, but it should be able to split
> > written text in most European languages on regular punctuation mark
> > combinations followed by whitespace and possible supply a list of
> > abbreviations that override the plain punctuation rules.
> >
> > All advice appreciated.
> Check out this thread:

Thanks Josiah. I didn't have anything more important to do, so I
implemented a SenteceSplitter class from scratch:

I have just made some preliminary testing on Linux and Python 2.3, but it
seems to work OK.


Mickel Grönroos, application specialist, linguistics, Research support, CSC
PL 405 (Tekniikantie 15 a D), 02101 Espoo, Finland, phone +358-9-4572237
CSC is the Finnish IT center for science,

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