Atomic is an open source annotation software for multi-level deep linguistic annotation of text corpora. It is based on the Eclipse RCP, a modular rich client platform. It features a graphical editor which can be controlled via keyboard, mouse, and command shell (with the native annotation language AtomicAL). It works on a concrete implementation of the generic graph-based meta-model Salt, and embeds its complementary conversion framework Pepper, allowing for n : m mapping between data formats (SaltNPepper homepage).
A public beta version will be available around 1 April 2014.
A preliminary demo version is available via the download links below. To install, just unzip the downloaded file into a directory of your choice. To run, simply click on the executable file called "atomic".
A "Getting started guide" is available on the wiki: Getting started with Atomic.
Please check the Atomic GitHub wiki for more details.
To receive updates about releases, please subscribe to the Atomic users mailing list: atomic-user.
Please note that this version is a development snapshot, and not a fully functional release.
There is no installation necessary. Once you have downloaded the zip archive for your operating system, simply extract it into a location of your choice, and run the Atomic executable.
For the Preview Release, there is a Getting started guide available.
Once Atomic has been released, you will find user guides on the Atomic GitHub site, while an installation guide can be found here.
For Atomic-related questions, please write a message to the atomic-user mailing list:
atomic-user @ listserv . uni-jena . de
For questions related to the LinkType research project, please consult the project website:
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