MnM tool for semantic markup available for download

This may be of interest to people in this working group



MnM is an annotation tool which provides both automated and semi-automated
support for annotating web pages with semantic contents. MnM integrates a web
browser with an ontology editor and provides open APIs to link MnM to ontology
servers and for integrating MnM with information extraction tools. 
MnM works with a number of representation languages, including RDF, 
DAML+OIL and OCML. The annotated documents can be used to populate 
ontologies or as a training corpus for information extraction (IE) 
engines. The MnM IE plug-in is generic and documented and therefore 
developers can add new IE mechanisms to the system.

The version of MnM available for download has been integrated with 
Amilcare Version 2.1, a tool for Adaptive Information Extraction from 
Texts.  Amilcare has been developed by Fabio Ciravegna, University of 
Sheffield,, This version of Amilcare has been 
released as demo as part of the MnM tool and CAN BE USED ONLY AS 
PLUG-IN FOR THE  MnM tool. It cannot be used in stand alone or as 
plugin for any other annotation tool.
Please contact Fabio Ciravegna if you want to use Amilcare in 
commercial applications, distribute it to other colleagues or 
integrate it in other tools.

MnM is provided "as is" and it is free of charge for non commercial
use (see for more details).

For more information about MnM you can have a look at the published papers
(, and at the user
manual and developer guide 

Comments/queries should be sent to Mattia Lanzoni (

Received on Thursday, 15 May 2003 13:55:34 UTC