Calais Web Service

April 22, 2012

Entity extraction and other value added tagging has been moving from center stage to the supporting cast of Analytics: The Next Big Thing. If you want to get a sense of how entity extraction and other semantic functions provides raw inputs to analytics programs, you can navigate to the Open Calais Viewer. Copy some text and paste it into the input box. I used the contents of “Judge Alsup Decides He, Not the Jury, Will Decide the Issue of API Copyrightability.” Here’s the output from Open Calais:

open calaia output

Worth a look. Open Calais is open source.

Stephen E Arnold, April 22, 2012

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