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Showing posts from May, 2008

Stanford Parser Gotcha

I have aged 6 years since I last coded in Java. So I wasn't quite sure what to make of this Stanford Parser error in the NLP summer school lab. For a while I was quite sure that I didn't set the Java CLASSPATH properly and thus the parser is spewing blood and gore all over me. But after a hour of mucking around I realised that it wasn't so. The real problem seems to that the parser doesn't seem to run well with gij . $ gij --version gij (GNU libgcj) version 3.4.6 20060404 (Red Hat 3.4.6-3) $ ./lexparser.csh Warning: -server not understood. Ignoring. Warning: -mx150m not understood. Ignoring. Exception in thread "main" java.lang.ClassFormatError: edu.stanford.nlp.parser.lexparser.LexicalizedParser (erroneous method access flags) at _Jv_ClassReader.throw_class_format_error(byte) (/usr/lib/ at _Jv_ClassReader.handleMethod(int, int, int, int) (/usr/lib/ at _Jv_ClassReader.read_methods() (/usr/lib/ …

The IT Crowd Now On Air In India

Early this year I blogged about The IT Crowd, the show by the geeks for the not-so geeks. If you missed watching the first two series then don't worry. Star TV India is running this show in India every Thursday at 8 PM and 2 AM and repeat on Friday 10:00 AM. Meanwhile watch the clips of the TV on You Tube and Get Hooked.