Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) and Google App Engine

15 Feb

Currently I’m reading Natural Language Processing with Python I may try to run NLTK on Google App Engine. Since GAE is known to have some limitations I just wanted to note down a few links before I dive into it:

Using the Python NLTK (2.0b5) on the Google App Engine

Google App Engine – nltk-dev

I was also able to find a NLTK-based app running on Google App Engine:

And as usual, nltk-users is going to be my friend.


Posted by on February 15, 2010 in Linguistics, Programlama


2 responses to “Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) and Google App Engine

  1. He Hu

    May 2, 2010 at 19:18

    Hi, Sevinc

    I am also interested in NLTK on AppEngine. What are you doing about this issue. Can we get the source code of some sample sites like “” to learn this issue?


  2. Emre Sevinc

    May 2, 2010 at 19:28 would be a good starting point, but beware that some part of NLTK does not work on GAE because Google does not let NumPy run on GAE (and NLTK uses NumPy for some functions such as POS tagging).


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