Following the instructions of GermaNLTK I tried to install the german NLTK in Python. (I want to use the synsets for semantic-taging.) But I couldn't find the files germanet.py and GermanetDBBuilder.py to download as the Introduction indicates in step 6 of the manual-section.

Thanks in advance! dia


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The main issue with GermaNet is that it is not an open ressource. You have to licence it (free of cost for noncommetcial academic research, but you need to sign a licence agreement) from Eberhard Karls University Tübingen. Licensing details can be found on the GermaNet home page

Alternatives to GermaNet can be found in the Open multilingual wordnet or within babelnet

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