People, Places, Things! Evaluating Named Entity Recognition

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Background

What is NER?

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Commercial Models

Evaluation Data Set

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Evaluation Methodology

Final Metrics — Precision and Recall at Incremented Confidences for Online NER Services, Image by Anno.Ai

Results

Sample output from Finch — text extracted from the Veterans History Project, Image by Anno.Ai

What’s Next

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