DKPro Core 是基于 Apache UIMA 框架之上的自然语言处理（NLP）的软件组件。DKPro Core 提供了这样的第三方工具以及原NLP组件的包装。 DKPro核心建立在很大程度上uimaFIT可以快速方便的开发NLP处理管道。
DKPro Core is a collection of software components for natural language processing (NLP) based on the Apache UIMA framework. Many powerful and state-of-the-art NLP components are already freely available in the NLP research community. New and improved components are being developed and released continuously. The components cover the whole range of NLP-related processing tasks. DKPro Core provides wrappers for such third-party tool as well as original NLP components. DKPro Core builds heavily on uimaFIT which allows for rapid and easy development of NLP processing pipelines.