Below is a summary of the replies to my query regarding
freely available NER software.
Thanks very much to
& Yorick Wilks
I will re-post if I get additional replies.
Eric Breck writes:
Checkout Alembic and Phrag, both open-source NE taggers
research groups at MITRE corp (www.mitre.org). Alembic is
based on Brill
rules and Phrag on an HMM-style architecture. If you can't
webpage, email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org, respectively, are
the folks to
Both Katerina Pastra and Yorick Wilks suggested the
You may want to give a look at GATE (General Architecture
for Text Engineering).
This is a platform for developing NLP applications, created
by the Natural Language Processing Group, at the University
Sheffield. It provides (among other) all the necessary
modules for building a Named Entity Recognition
tool for English and at the same time, it can be customized
to your own language and processing resources.
Have a look at:
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