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Name Recognition

There are several reasons why one would desire to find names in a text. To satisfy these needs, Connexor offers its name recognition technology. Using linguistic and heuristic methods, the names in the text can be tagged accurately.


Connexor (then called Conexor) was founded in 1997 by a group of young entrepreneurs with their background in research on natural language analysis and computing. The co-founders Atro Voutilainen, Pasi Tapanainen and Timo Järvinen started to commercialize their successful academic research on morphology, morphosyntactic tagging and full-scale syntactic parsing that they carried out at University of Helsinki through the 1990s and reported in leading international conferences on natural language processing and other leading publishers.
Emphasized words are detected as names.

Name categorization

In addition to finding names in the text, Connexor offers software to classify different types of names: person names, company names, organization names, location names and so on.