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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 version is backward compatible with v2.

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.

October 30, 2020

The release of v2 of Natural Language API introduces these new features:

  • New 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.

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

  • Named entities recognition now infers entity attributes (e.g. George Washington > President > United States of America)

  • Document classification: new geographic taxonomy

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

  • Keyphrase extraction now provides the lemmas for main concepts

Version 2 RESTful interface is documented in the OpenAPI documents.

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