Tag: Entity Extraction

Entity extraction  is the process of identifying words in a given text that refer to people, places, products, organizations, etc. by using different extraction methods such as statistical or deep neural network processors, exact match processors, and pattern matching processors. When used together with entity resolution, the extracted words can be mapped to real life entities.

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Basis Technology engineers help secure thrilling win at DI2E Plugfest 2016

21 Jun 2016
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  We’re always proud of our team’s work, but all the more so when they create new technology with the potential to help our government and armed forces. At the start of this month, Basis Technology’s government services team presented at the DoD’s annual DI2E Plugfest competition. Eleven weeks of hard work and collaboration with […]


Name matching in the Lemonade Aftermath

29 Apr 2016
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How wrong was the “Beyhive” when they mistook Rachael Ray for Rachel Roy? The drama True to form, Beyoncé once again “broke the internet” Saturday night with the surprise drop of her sixth solo album and accompanying visual album of the same name, Lemonade. Typically a very private celebrity, Beyoncé shocked fans with the album’s […]


Adapt Rosette’s Entity Extraction to Your Content for Increased Accuracy

10 Nov 2014
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Entity extraction is becoming a mission-critical tool for finding mentions of people, places, organizations, and products in massive quantities of text. In patent searches, law enforcement, voice-of-the-customer analysis, ad targeting, content recommendation, e-discovery, and anti-fraud, entity extraction enables swift analysis of gigabytes of data. Among named entity recognition systems, those such as Rosette’s entity extraction function which […]


Keeping pace with the ever-changing name of ISIS through the lens of Wikipedia

30 Sep 2014
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If you’ve followed recent events in Syria and Iraq, then you’ve surely heard of an organization that at various times is referred to as ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant), ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), or just IS (Islamic State). While the New York Times recently decided to use “ISIS” in […]


Who, What, When, Where and the Quest for Why

01 May 2014
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The marriage of Geospatial Intelligence and Entity Resolution.

This blog post is inspired by the many conversations we had at the recent GEOINT Symposium about how geospatial data can become an ideal pivot point for an entity resolution system enabling users to transition from When and Where to Who and What and the elusive Why.


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

20 Sep 2012
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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 […]


Rosette Version 7.6 Released!

05 Sep 2012
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Extract New Entity Types and Languages; Enhanced Name Translation and Matching for Spanish and Persian Names We’re excited to announce the release of Rosette 7.6 which has many improvements, and several new features. New Entity Type: Products Rosette Entity Extractor can now find product names in news and review articles. Product names are key to brand […]


Mission Possible: Connecting Structured and Unstructured Data to Create New Insights

20 Jun 2012
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Advanced text analytics can link structured data with unstructured data in ways that were impossible years ago. These capabilities are unlocking insights and enabling new workflows in business domains where entities — people, places, organizations, disease or drug names and more — are the connectors between data sources. ABSTRACT Advanced text analytics can link structured […]


Haven’t I Met You Before? Cross-Document Coreference Resolution

04 Jun 2012
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The Dude: Nobody calls me Lebowski. You got the wrong guy. I’m the Dude, man. Blond Treehorn Thug: Your name’s Lebowski, Lebowski. Your wife is Bunny. The Dude: My… my wi-, my wife, Bunny? Do you see a wedding ring on my finger? Does this place look like I’m married? From The Big Lebowski The example […]


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