Tag: Name Matching

An Overview of Fuzzy Name Matching Techniques

12 Dec 2017
Blog

Methods of name matching and their respective strengths and weaknesses In structured database, names are often treated the same as metadata for some other field like an email, phone number, or an ID number. But what happens if you only have a name to lookup a record? This happens quite frequently since humans tend to […]


Deduplicate names in RapidMiner with Rosette

30 Oct 2017
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Announcing a new Rosette API endpoint and Rapidminer operator for data cleansing Recognizing and reconciling duplicate records is a common headache of database management especially when the differences are subtle and likely to be missed by most deduping systems. If your records include duplicate records that include misspellings, nicknames, and initials, you may be missing […]


Intelligent Directory Search for Contact Centers: Gain a competitive edge

20 Sep 2017
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Contact center agents rely on the account information in their databases to answer customer questions and efficiently solve problems. They need a complete record of customer information, previous interactions with support staff, and purchase history. A clean database is necessary to fulfill this fundamental requirement. With user databases of thousands of millions of customers, automation […]


Names search for the modern health agency

06 Sep 2017
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Storing, accessing and sharing electronic medical data with intelligent patient matching In the age of smartphones, cloud storage, and the internet of things, we have come to expect the information we want to be at our fingertips in seconds. One notable exception to this rule is medical records. Individuals viewing test results, doctors accessing a […]


Word Embeddings for Fuzzy Matching of Organization Names

02 Aug 2017
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Rosette’s name matching is enhanced by word embeddings to match based on semantics as well as phonetics Tracking mentions of particular organizations across news articles, social media, and internal communications is integral to the workflow of dozens of use-cases across industries. However it can be especially challenging to match names of companies and organizations because […]


Fundamentals of Understanding, Translating and Matching CJK Names

07 Jun 2017
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When we talk about cross-lingual name matching between English and Japanese, it’s pretty straightforward, and pretty obvious which name is in English and which in Japanese. This applies to any set of names written in different scripts: Arabic to Cyrillic, Devanagari to Latin, etc. However, differentiating between names written in the same script, such as […]


Elastic{on} 17, launching three Rosette plugins for Elasticsearch!

22 Mar 2017
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With a focus on customers, Rosette and Elasticsearch broaden use case coverage As avid Elasticsearch users and contributors, we were thrilled by the energy at this year’s Elastic{ON}. 2016 was a big year for Rosette and Elasticsearch. We launched a public API and Elastic released Elasticsearch 5.0, advances that enable new and improved solutions for […]


Connecting to Asia with Rosette API

21 Feb 2017
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Latest 1.5 API release renews commitment to global data analytics We kicked off 2017 with some major updates to Rosette API (version 1.5). There are lots of  new features to play with, so we’re breaking down the key updates in a series of blog posts to share with our awesome users. One common thread among […]


Make Airbnb your home away from home for the holidays

05 Dec 2016
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Travel with peace of mind knowing that Airbnb’s Verified ID feature is powered by Rosette’s industry leading fuzzy name matcher There’s no busier time of year for travel than the holiday season. Whether you’re of the “no place like home” variety à la Perry Como, or take after Reese and Vince and enjoy nothing more […]


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 […]


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