Automatically extracting and enriching names from textual content

Cogapp Refinery Services offers the thoughtful application of automated enrichment tools to the wider world.

The following write up details some initial exploratory work from an ongoing research programme. This research programme informs potential enhancements to Cogapp Refinery Services.

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The cover of “Art and Artists of Our Time”. Credit to Brandeis University Libraries.

We are always looking for ways to add even more useful tools to Cogapp Refinery Services. Our research programme encourages us to explore ways to enhance archival material, this gave me a chance to research something I’d been wanting to look at for a while — how easy would it be to automatically extract names from a piece of text and do something useful with them? …


Ben Kyriakou

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