Comparing Name Nationality Classification Services
by NamSor [homepage] (http://www.namsor.com)
This is a companion project for the blog post https://blog.namsor.com/2017/09/27/visually-comparing-name-nationality-classification-services/
A first sample of 70 000 names was processed by NamePrism nationality and ethnicity classifiers, as well as NamSor Origin and Diaspora classifiers.
Reading the outputs
The /outputs directory contains
- the raw outputs from NamePrism
- counts of classification occurences according to NamePrism 'Nationality' and NamSor 'Origin' taxonomies
- counts of classification occurences according to NamePrism 'Ethnicity' and NamSor 'Diaspora' taxonomies
How to cite ?
The relevant papers are
- NamePrism : Nationality Classification using Name Embeddings https://arxiv.org/abs/1708.07903
- NamSor : Onomastics and Big Data Mining https://arxiv.org/abs/1310.6311
Thank You for the citation!