Dataset Open Access

The Knesset Meetings Corpus 2004-2005

Itai, Alon; Wintner, Shuly

Data curator(s)
Palachy, Shay

The Knesset Meetings Corpus 2004-2005 is made up of two components:

  • Raw texts - 282 files made up of 867,725 lines together. These can be downloaded in two formats:
    • As doc files, encoded using windows-1255 encoding:
    • As txt files, encoded using utf8 encoding:
      • kneset.tar.gz - An archive of all the raw text files, divided into two folders: [Github mirror]
        • 16 - Contains 164 text files made up of 543,228 lines together.
        • 17 - Contains 118 text files made up of 324,497 lines together.
      • knesset_txt_16.tar.gz- Contains 164 text files made up of 543,228 lines together. [MILA host] [Github Mirror]
      • - Contains 118 text files made up of 324,497 lines together. [MILA host] [Github Mirror]
  • Tokenized and morphologically tagged texts - Tagged versions exist only for the files in the 16 folder. The text are represented using MILA's XML schema for corpora. These can be downloaded in two ways:
    • knesset_tagged_16.tar.gz - An archive of all tokenized and tagged files. [MILA host] [ mirror]
    • By cloning this repository, as the unarchived version of these files can be found in this repository, under the knesset_tagged folder.

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