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Proper nouns: Extract proper nouns from texts

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This class can extract proper nouns from texts.

It takes a text string and can detect which words may be proper nouns of people, entities, etc..

It uses some heuristics like the capitalization of the first word letter, the presence of people title preceeding the nouns, etc..

The class may consider consecutive proper names as a single proper name.

The class assumes English by default but may be configure to work with other idioms.

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Name: Proper nouns
Base name: proper-nouns
Description: Extract proper nouns from texts
Version: 1.0
PHP version: 5.0
License: BSD License
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Proper nouns are used to refer to people or other entities in text documents, so they are usually written starting with capital letters.

This class uses that kind of heuristics to identify and extract possible proper nouns used in a given text.

Manuel Lemos

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