2.2.2. Software Requirements

For the development of a question answering (QA) system with the QALL-ME Framework only free software should be needed. For most programs and tools that we mention below, there are alternatives which you may choose instead – just as you see fit. We are using the following software with which the development of QA systems in conjunction with the QALL-ME Framework has been tested and is known to work:


Section 3.1: “Getting Ready for the QALL-ME Framework” provides a step-by-step guide which takes you through the required steps to get a basic setup for QA system development with the QALL-ME Framework.

Information on obtaining the software of the QALL-ME Framework itself can be found in section 4.1: “Download Packages Overview”.