A Package for Statistical Computational Linguistics
25 Aug 2005
Scol/Cass is available from
Download the tar file scol1k.tgz and unpack it in the usual way
(tar xfz scol1k.tgz) to create the directory scol1k.
This is the Scol SOURCE DIRECTORY.
You must choose a DESTINATION DIRECTORY for Scol. This is the
directory in which compiled programs etc will be placed.
Let $SOURCE stand for the source directory and $DEST stand for the
destination directory. To build Scol, do:
The destination pathname $DEST should be a full pathname, not a
This will cause executables etc. to be created, but will not touch
the destination directory. (The destination pathname is needed
because it is compiled into some executables.)
To install Scol in the destination directory, type:
Files are installed in the following subdirectories of the
destination directory: bin, include, lib, man, doc. (They will be
created if they do not already exist.)
To set environment variables needed to use Scol, do the following.
If you use csh or a variant:
The manual is installed as $DEST/doc/scol.ps, and there are also
manpages. Note that the manual documents version 0.1b. The only
differences between that version and the current version are bug
fixes and the installation steps; follow the instructions in this
To see if Cass is working, do:
tagfixes $DEST/examples/text1.tag | cass
The beginning of the output should look like: