NoSketch Engine and Sketch Engine
What is the difference?
NoSketch Engine is an open source version of Sketch Engine with certain functionality limitations. NoSketch Engine does not contain any corpora, the user must possess adequate technical knowledge of using external tools to prepare corpora for use with NoSketch Engine. NoSketch Engine does not contain the following features:
Sketch Engine is a commercial corpus management and corpus query software. Sketch Engine can be accessed via one of the subscription options.
NOT available in NoSketch Engine
- no Word Sketches
multiword, bilingual, Sketch difference
- no terminology
- no thesaurus
- no n-grams
- no trends
- no corpus building tools
automatic tokenization, lemmatization, PoS tagging, building corpora by web crawling
- no graphical user interface for corpus management
NoSketch Engine must be downloaded, installed, hosted and administered by the user.
Support is available via the NoSketch Engine Google group.
You can test NoSketch Engine on our sample installation. Serves as a demo only. To use NoSketch Engine with your own data, download and install it on your hardware.
ONLY available in Sketch Engine
- Word Sketch and multiword sketch
- Word Sketch Difference
- bilingual word sketch
- TickBox Lexicography
- terminology extraction
- bilingual terminology extraction
- n-grams computation
- trends/neologisms finding
- CQL queries exploiting word sketch, thesaurus, and terms
- corpus building tools
automatic tokenization*, lemmatization*, PoS tagging*, automatic corpus building by crawling the web
No technical knowledge or external tools** are needed to build corpora in Sketch Engine.
Sketch Engine comes with support which is subject to the following Service Level Agreement.
*) Certain features may not be available for all languages. Check the language overview.
**) occasionally, especially with less common languages, an external tool might be needed to perform tokenization, lemmatization or PoS tagging