7.00.02 - Named Entity Recognition (NER) Functions - Aster Analytics

Teradata Aster® Analytics Foundation User GuideUpdate 2

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September 2017
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Programming Reference
User Guide
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English (United States)

Named entity recognition (NER) is a process for finding specified entities in text. For example, a simple news named-entity recognizer for English might find the person "John J. Smith" and the location "Seattle" in the text string "John J. Smith lives in Seattle."

NER functions let you specify how to extract named entities when training the data models. The Aster Analytics Foundation provides two sets of NER functions: