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Hi!

Given a name of an entity, is there any way an application can query Calais what entitty ID that name would be assigned by Calais if it had appeared in a document sent to Calais? We could construct fake documents containing the name and then extract the information from the Calais response, but I am curious if there is a more direct way to do it.

Thx,

L

 

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Hi,

Entities are disambiguated based on the context of the document. Only after disambiguated - it gets the ID. So, there is no simple mechanism for "simply" generating IDs....

 

Ofer

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Hi,

We are using internal mechanism to generate the entity ID. The mechanism is unique, uses few parameres and we can not share it.

Thanks,

Ofer

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OK - thanks for the reply.

Even if you cannot publish your implementation, would it be possible to create a new web service that we could call? The web service would take two input parameters : a name and an entity type, and return an entity ID.

L