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Entity Extraction

Entity extraction seeks to locate and classify named entities in text into pre-defined categories such as the names of persons, organizations, locations, expressions of times, quantities, monetary values, percentages, etc. It is also known as entity identification, entity chunking and information extraction. (Source: One of PoolParty's central functions is such entity extraction: texts you use in your corpora will be analyzed and the terms fitting your thesaurus will be listed so you can determine their further use.