Named Entity Recognition (NER)

Named Entity Recognition (NER)
Named Entity Recognition (NER)

Named entity recognition (NER) sometimes referred to as entity chunking, extraction, or identification; is a process that identifies and categorizes key information (named entities) in text into pre-defined categories such as:

  • persons
  • organizations
  • locations
  • expressions of times
  • quantities
  • monetary values
  • percentages, etc.

NER is used in many fields of Natural Language Processing (NLP), and it can help answer many real-world questions.

Published on: 2022-03-28
Updated on: 2022-06-17

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