Nationality Classification Using Name Embeddings

25 Aug 2017Junting YeShuchu HanYifan HuBaris CoskunMeizhu LiuHong QinSteven Skiena

Nationality identification unlocks important demographic information, with many applications in biomedical and sociological research. Existing name-based nationality classifiers use name substrings as features and are trained on small, unrepresentative sets of labeled names, typically extracted from Wikipedia... (read more)

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