Using NLTK in Java

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Mon Sep 1 13:21:55 CEST 2008

hussainsaiger at wrote:

> On 1 Sep, 11:55, "Diez B. Roggisch" <de... at> wrote:
>> hussainsai... at schrieb:
>> > I am trying to convert a python module (that contains the use of
>> > NLTK.Corpus) by jythonc. It is not able to include nltk dependencies
>> > within the java class it creates. So when i use this class in java, it
>> > fails to recognize nltk. Can anyone please let me know how should i
>> > use nltk in python/jython modules so i can use in Java.
>> If there are any binary dependencies, you are out of luck. It won't
>> work. You would need to write a RPC-Server then, with technologies such
>> as XMLRPC or CORBA.
>> Diez
> So does that mean that Jython does not support nltk uptil now. I ask
> this because when I try to import nltk in Jython (which is assumed to
> replace Python), i get the same error. Its just nltk that I am not
> able to use. The rest of the jython functions and libraries work fine
> within Java.

I don't know for sure - how about you post the error-message? Otherwise we
can't assess the problem.


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