Questions tagged [language]

For tools that work with natural/constructed (but not programming) languages in some way (learning languages, grammar/spell/style checker, language generation …).

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Human-like summarization of collection of texts

Wondering if there is any tool, preferably open-source, that generates a human-like summary of a corpus of articles/tweets/books? Assuming one has lots of article abstracts, I would like to make a ...
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Looking for a Weasel-word spell checker

Recommends using precise terminology when "weasel words" are detected. Similar concept to the Simple Terminology checker mentioned on this site that detects jargon words. Perhaps similar to ...
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Tool or library to structure ingredient lists with relations

I am looking for a library (e.g. for python) or tool (e.g. to be used from terminal) that is able to structure a text that describes a dish in such a way that the semantics are preserved. I found NLTK ...
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Need API based on Java to validate language of the entered text

I have an API in JAVA where the user will select one language from 50 languages and enter a text in that language. I need some api suggestion which can validate that the text entered by user exists in ...
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Tools or Software for Text Analysis

Does anyone know of or use (preferably free) tools or software that allow you to search in text documents for certain words, and then add an identifying code to them for later analysis? It would also ...
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Detect language of text files

I need an installable/portable/cli software or a tool for Windows that can detect the language of multiple text files, not just strings. Free or paid does not matter. Sort of like what Google ...
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Language development software for the children with autism

I have a 7 year-old child diagnosed with mild autism at age 3. My kid had almost no interest to speak until she was 66 months-old, nor she showed any sign that she understood a word. She has been open ...
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Which language or product should I use for the website that i want to do?

We need a website for our scuba diving college club, which does not have any budget, so we are trying to learn and build it by ourselves, but we are not sure which way is the easier and more suitable ...
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Offline language detection library or script

One of my Python services was using textblob for language detection. Last month Google made a breaking change to the API service which textblob was calling. Steps have been provided on SO to update ...
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Tool or webservice to convert Spanish text written in UTF8 with small capital characters to plain ASCII

I need to translate a Spanish text with Google Translate, but it doesn't support small capital characters and doesn't recognize them as text at all.
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Languages for high-speed data acquisition from sensors

I am looking for good languages for data aquisitions for sensors. I work in the research field and sometimes the speed requirements can be very difficult (the more data the better). At the moment I am ...
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Searching for online language translate the PDF files with By saving its format

I am searching for online translate site or app for translating the PDF files to another language, (like the below sample): So I have googled the online translation PDF file terms, and found this ...
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Neural speech synthesis with children voices

I am programming an automatic dubbing of children's videos into multiple languages. The missing piece is a text-to-speech with lifelike children's voices. Amazon Polly has children's neural voices in ...
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Are there any good projects for converting internet slang to formal English?

Are there any good existing projects to convert internet slang to formal English? The best I could find was slangit.com/translator, but the quality leaves much to be desired. For example, "I ...
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Romanian virtual keyboard layout with special characters for Android

I have acquired a rather basic tablet for the simple purpose of writing. I am using different languages, amongst which Romanian. Gboard has a Romanian language but the keyboards under that are not ...
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Spell checker that will work within any Windows application

I'm seeking recommendations for an English spell-checker that will work within any Windows app. Required Features: Compatible with Windows 7-10 Ability to spell check existing text in a window. For ...
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Decomposition of Chinese characters into strokes

Once upon a time, there was a software that would teach you how to write Chinese characters, stroke by stroke. I can't recall its name, all I have is a screenshot, dating back to 2007. I'm looking ...
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Data entity definition language

I'm aware that most languages allow you to define data entities and the relationships between then in various ways; but I'm wondering if there's anything that's targeted specifically at holding this ...
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Side-by-side bilingual Wikipedia reading app

I need a Wikipedia app that shows articles in both Japanese and French at the same time. I know that many Wikipedia reading apps (including the official app) allow switching between languages, but it ...
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Speech comparison engine

I need a lightweight, non-cloud library to compare speech samples with words (preferrably for English, French, German, Spanish and pther languages), written in JS or WebAssembly or compiled for JS ...
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A backup tool which can upload to FTP

I'm now using Cobian Backup Gravity for this purpose but it has some issues: - It doesn't support Cyrillic / Unicode file names in archives (it says in the FAQ it does though) Now I don't have enough ...
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Unaccentuate a word for a URL Wiktionary search

I use Anki to learn Russian vocabulary. I have been trying to create my own card template with an URL that points towards Wiktionary. The problem is that my words are most often accentuated (because, ...
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Interpreter for any (hopefully popular) language written in Javascript

I have a project where I have to execute potentially unsafe code and I thought about using eval and it does work because most of the use cases imply having code written by oneself or other team ...
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Language detection

Is there a service I can call programmatically to determine what language the UTF-8 encoded word belongs to? I tried using Apache Tika and it does not work at all. LanguageDetector detector = new ...
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Generate a sunburst plot from a list of strings

I am looking for a program that can generate a sunburst plot from a list of strings. For example, if I have a list of strings: How many glasses are on the tab ? What does the sign say ? Has the pizza ...
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Open web frameworks for making searchable multilingual dictionaries

Is there any open-source web framework for making searchable multilingual dictionaries, that have good support for making plugins or API to automate making new entries? Some background: In my studies,...
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Is there a Chrome extension for having & remembering a different locale per tab?

Background I write in both Hebrew and English. I switch between them using the default combination keys of ALT+SHIFT (I know it's different for other users around the world). Windows OS has a ...
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How can I delete non-english words from text file?

I want to delete all words, which are not English, from the text file. I have done some research about the topic on google and have found a python tool which is named pyenchant for this task. I have ...
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App for learning only words I want to learn in foreign language

I'm looking for some app or program where I can put my own foreign language words (words I come across and I don't know them). Then I can learn them using some tests or repeating/drilling them. Is ...
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Any tools to find sentences or usages by inputing grammatical patterns?

In this question I asked how I can find a verb that can lead the entity information retrieval in a formal way. Any such tools?
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Identifying foreign language in text

We are meant to implement some accessibility measures on a website, including one that requires that all words in a different language are properly identified, thanks to a lang=xx attribute. Example: ...
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Android app: read texts in foreign language with translations

I'm looking for: I'm searching for Android app that allows user to read texts in foreign language. The main feature I look for is ability to click on word / sentence and get translation for this in ...
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Minimalist and permissive programing language

I’m looking for the most suitable programing language that would fit the most those requirements (by order of importance): Able to communicate with another “master” program running on the same ...
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Language recognizer (from a sound tell whether French/Romanian/Korean/etc)

I want an Android app that can listen to someone speaking and tell what language it is. Example: Sound "The Maharashtra government has given a 90-day period for manufacturers to dispose of existing ...
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Android International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) keyboard

I am looking for an Android keyboard which would be used by linguists to enter International Phonetic Alphabet characters in Android. These would be used in at least two places that I can think of. ...
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Language detection at shell command

I need to detect the language of a huge amount of files, and I was wondering if there is some tool which I could use in a way similar to this, in linux command shell: langdetector filetodetect > ...
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An application to learn English [closed]

I want an app to learn English by remembering vocabulary. There's many recommandation which is required to be tried one by one. It's best based on iso.
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Word reminder Application

Recently I started to learn German, I used to watch TV with subtitles and read some stories. Actually I use Linguee to translate the words and then write them in a piece of a paper to memorize the ...
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English etymology dictionary usable on Windows

There's this video where a guy explains meanings of medical terms: https://youtu.be/TMy0vJfKvzI?t=178 He explains the word "hypokalemia" as: "hypo" - meaning "low" "kal" - meaning "potassium" (K) "...
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Looking for a PHP library to provide end-users with advanced queries

Customer wants to be able to write highly customized universal conditions for scheduled reports for his intranet website. Think about something similar to JIRA and Jira Query Language (JQL). Is ...
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Programming language w/o pointers and sizeof?

I'd like to create a source transpiler for a simple language to target high-level languages in general. For example, AnyC++LikeLanguage to Lua. I'm looking for a language like C++¹, however... that ...
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strong mutation control *and* named optional arguments

I love purely functional languages like haskell and erlang, because of their strong control over mutation, but there are practical aspects of them I really don't like. Specifically, I think it's ...
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Web app that will parse a Russian sentence

I am primarily looking for a free site that will parse a Russian sentence. Before posting this, my searches led me to Link Grammar Parser, but it looks as if the only way to use it is to download ...
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I want to develop a web app in a scripting language without mutable state

I like Django and Rails because changes to my backend can load very fast (compared to a Java based web framework) and I like Haskell because of the absence of mutable state. I would like a web ...
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Which tool makes transliteration of Hebrew words for documents?

Is there any tool that translates Hebrew characters into Latin characters? Not single word, but documents or many words. The OS is iOS for IPad, I need a GUI, format is docx, and I would not pay.
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Vocabulary building browser extension

Are there any extensions for browsers where I can add words and build vocabulary to learn added words later? I currently use Google Translate extension for Chrome, which is very useful. If I read an ...
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Android app for learning German (exclusively) vocabulary?

I'm looking for an app for learning German vocabulary. The app should be available for Android OS and have the following features: Vocabulary learning focused (not a mix of both vocabulary, grammar, ...
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What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management?

What software or programming language is good for a ticketing system or project management or task or workflow management. These are the requirements: 1- allow users to send an email to outlook via ...
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Tool to collect and learn new words and idioms

I am looking for a tool for collecting, learning, usage analyzing of idioms or just new words. I see that it can be application with web- and mobile interfaces for input new words with well-known ...
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Python module providing `word_is_in_language(string word, string ebnf)`

I have a EBNF document, and I want to programmatically determine whether input strings are in the language defined by the EBNF. Are there any python modules that can help me with this?
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