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Tag: Dari

What Does It Mean to Support “Persian” Text Analytics

What about Farsi, Dari, and Tajik? The modern Persian language has a lengthy history, with spoken roots going back 4,000-5,000 years. Since then, the language has evolved enormously in response to geopolitical events, technological advancements, and cultural blending to create the language spoken by 110 million people today. Rosette 1.10.1 recently added Persian sentiment analysis […]

The Difficulty of Persian Sentiment Analysis

Political and linguistic challenges to accessing Persian data Persian sentiment analysis debuted in Rosette 1.10.1. This new feature joins Rosette’s array of Persian text analytics for base linguistics, entity extraction, as well as name matching and translation. This release means Rosette offers the most comprehensive coverage of Persian text analytics on the market. Why do […]

Understanding Dari and Pashto Names: A Challenge to Intelligence Gathering in Afghanistan

Shakespeare asked “What’s in a name?” It turns out there’s a lot in the name of a typical Afghani including common nouns and personal titles—not used as titles! One of our linguistic experts, Bushra Zawaydeh, wrote today’s post about the challenges to natural language processing software of automatically extracting names of people from text written in the […]

Arabic and Afghan Name Translation Software Improves Intelligence Analysis

Software suite facilitates inter-agency collaboration; meets federally mandated intelligence standards Cambridge—June 8, 2011—A crucial tool for U.S. intelligence agencies charged with translating foreign languages vital to national security was unveiled today by Basis Technology. The Highlight language analysis suite version 4.0 quickly and consistently translates the names of people and places from Arabic script to English, […]