BYU

Abstract by Adam Warnick

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Presenter's Name

Adam Warnick

Degree Level

Undergraduate

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Department

Computer Science

Faculty Advisor

Mark Clement

Title

Findings in Named Entity Recognition--Part of the HWR Pipeline

Abstract

For our research, we have need of performing Named Entity Recognition for text obtained from French death records. These will be used for Family History data. We have done a survey of NER literature to determine the best approach for extracting the data we need. Practical tests are pending, but we have determined hte best approaches for performing NER on our data.