Tools and Software

Video Presentation

A presentation of our methodology, tools and visualizations can be found here.

NLP tools

The following NLP tools are being used for text mining in BiographyNet.

  • The OpeNER named entity recognizer: indicates which words refer to a person, organization, location or other named entity
  • HeidelTime: identifies temporal expressions and normalizes them
  • The UKB Word Sense Disambiguation system: identifies which WordNet sense is most likely in a given context
  • Ontotagger: identifies the ontological class of a given word, for instance the FrameNet frame of a given verb
  • Semantic Role Labeler: identifies which role a participant plays in a given event
  • Metadata identifier: identifies information from metadata in text