IN PREVIEW

Azure Cognitive Services—New types added to Named Entity Recognition v3

Published date: February 11, 2020

The Named Entity Recognition (NER) v3 service (in preview) of Cognitive Services Text Analytics now has new entity types available, expanding the detection of general and personal information entities found in text. 

This update introduces model version 2020-02-01 and includes support for:

  • General types—PERSONTYPE, PRODUCT, EVENT, GEOPOLITICAL ENTITY (GPE), and SKILL. 
  • Personal information types—PERSON, ORGANIZATION, AGE, DATE, EMAIL, URL, IP ADDRESS, and PHONE NUMBER (US only). 

Only English (en) is supported in this update and is available in the following regions—Australia East, Central Canada, Central US, East Asia, East US, East US 2, North Europe, Southeast Asia, South Central US, UK South, West Europe, and West US 2.

Learn more about NER v3. 

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