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A front-end interface to the CLAWS tagger developed at Lancaster University, UCREL.

Note that you must have CLAWS installed before you can use AntCLAWSGUI. See the help file.

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Older Versions

All previous releases of AntCLAWSGUI can be found at the following link. <.exe> files are for Windows. <.zip> files are for Macintosh OS X. <.tar.gz> files are for Linux.

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Development Roadmap

My current tentative plans.

Status Description
Under development
  • Rewrite in Python to give the progam a modern interface.
Plans for 2015
and beyond
  • Wrapping entire CLAWS engine into the program once licence issues are solved.
  • Your suggestions come here...

Citing/Referencing AntCLAWSGUI

Use the following method to cite/reference AntCLAWSGUI according to the APA style guide:

  • Anthony, L. (YEAR OF RELEASE). AntCLAWSGUI (Version VERSION NUMBER) [Computer Software]. Tokyo, Japan: Waseda University. Available from
    • For example if you download AntCLAWSGUI 1.1.0, which was released in 2013, you would cite/reference it as follows:

      • Anthony, L. (2013). AntCLAWSGUI (Version 1.1.0) [Computer Software]. Tokyo, Japan: Waseda University. Available from
        • Note that the APA instructions are not entirely clear about citing software, and it is debatable whether or not the "Available from ..." statement is needed. See here for more details.