The 2.1 Release of Carrot2
brings a number of new
components and applications as well as important improvements to the
existing features. Please see also the Release 2.1.1
|Document Clustering Server||
The 2.1 release of Carrot2 comes with a completely new application,
the Document Clustering Server (DCS). The DCS exposes Carrot2's
clustering capabilities as an HTTP/REST or XML/RPC service. For the
former, XML and JSON data formats are supported. Additionally, the
DCS contains a simple command line application for calling Carrot2
clustering in batch mode.
|New sources of search results||
New supported sources of search results include: eTools meta search
Alexa Web Search (CARROT-81),
PubMed database and the SOLR engine (CARROT-17).
|JIRA and Bamboo||
Now Carrot2 infrastructure is powered by Atlassian JIRA and Bamboo.
Feel free to go to http://issues.carrot2.org to
file bugs and feature requests, or to http://builds.carrot2.org to see
how Carrot2 builds are doing.
|Cluster word highlighting||
Cluster work highlighting has been added to the demo web application.
This will further speed-up scanning of search results within
|More search sources||
More search sources are now available in the demo web application,
including the eTools meta search engine, Yahoo! News and the PubMed
database. Additionally, a simple mechanism for customizing the
search tabs was added (CARROT-8).
|Cluster tree improvements||
The cluster tree display DHTML component has been improved, including
the "all clusters" option for showing all clusters (CARROT-20), an
option for always showing all clusters (CARROT-21),
support for cluster selection bookmarking and using the browser's
Back and Forward buttons to navigate through cluster
|Document fetching and clustering time||
The web application now shows how long it took to fetch search
results and cluster them (CARROT-77).
For other bug fixes and improvements, please see the JIRA