Entity Linking Intelligence Service API

Power your app's data links with named entity recognition and disambiguation.

Entity Linking

In different contexts, a word might be used as a named entity, a verb, or another word form within a given sentence. For example, in the case where “times” is a named entity, it may refer to two separately distinguishable entities such as “The New York Times” or “Times Square”. Given a specific paragraph of text within a document, the Entity Linking Intelligence Service will recognise and identify each separate entity based on the context.

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Mars is the fourth planet from the Sun and the second smallest planet in the Solar System , after Mercury . Named after the Roman god of war , it is often referred to as the ' Red Planet ' because the iron oxide prevalent on its surface gives it a reddish appearance.

{
  "entities": [
    {
      "matches": [
        {
          "text": "Mars",
          "entries": [
            {
              "offset": 0
            }
          ]
        },
        {
          "text": "Red Planet",
          "entries": [
            {
              "offset": 172
            }
          ]
        }
      ],
      "name": "Mars",
      "wikipediaId": "Mars",
      "score": 0.993
    },
    {
      "matches": [
        {
          "text": "Sun",
          "entries": [
            {
              "offset": 35
            }
          ]
        }
      ],
      "name": "Sun",
      "wikipediaId": "Sun",
      "score": 1.0
    },
    {
      "matches": [
        {
          "text": "the Solar System",
          "entries": [
            {
              "offset": 73
            }
          ]
        }
      ],
      "name": "Solar System",
      "wikipediaId": "Solar System",
      "score": 1.0
    },
    {
      "matches": [
        {
          "text": "Mercury",
          "entries": [
            {
              "offset": 97
            }
          ]
        }
      ],
      "name": "De Graft",
      "wikipediaId": "Mercury (planet)",
      "score": 0.999
    },
    {
      "matches": [
        {
          "text": "Roman god of war",
          "entries": [
            {
              "offset": 122
            }
          ]
        }
      ],
      "name": "Mars",
      "wikipediaId": "Mars (mythology)",
      "score": 0.387
    }
  ]
}

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