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Release notes

This page documents updates to the Natural Language API.

July 26, 2021

Version 2.3 released. This version introduces:

This new version is backward compatible with v2.

Version 1 has been discontinued.

May 5, 2021

Version 2.2 released. This version introduces new extensions:

This version is backward compatible with v2.

March 15, 2021

Version 2.1 released. This version extends the API introducing information detection capabilities with the Personally Identifiable Information (PII) detector.
This version of the API is backward compatible with v2.

Version 1 is now deprecated.

October 30, 2020

Natural Language API v2 released! It introduces:

  • Relation extraction capability: extracting relationships between verbs and other terms in a sentence to answer questions about the target and actors of actions and events.

  • Sentiment analysis capability: analyzing the overall sentiment of a document based on the sentiment and relevance of associated terms.

  • Entity attributes (e.g. George Washington > President > United States of America) in named entity recognition.

  • Geographic taxonomy

  • Revision of the self-documentation section of the API, both for contexts and taxonomies, new resources documenting taxonomy categories' trees

  • Lemmas for main concepts are now provided by keyphrase extraction.

Version 2 RESTful interface is documented in the OpenAPI documents.

Version 1 remains available for now but will be deprecated soon.

July 27, 2020 Natural Language API is born!