Thing > Annotation > Region > NamedEntity

Definition A phrase that clearly identifies an individual from others that have similar attributes, such as the name of a person, organization, location, artifact, etc. as well as temporal expressions.
Same as


Properties Type Description
namedEntityCategorySet String or URI The set of values that can be used for the category property.

Metadata from Annotation

Properties Type Description
producer List of URI The software that produced the annotations.
rules List of URI The documentation (if any) for the rules that were used to identify the annotations.
type String The value type of the annotations produced.


Properties Type Description
category String or URI The type of named entity. Typically one of DATE, PERSON, ORGANIZATION, or LOCATION. [Required]
type String or URI A type attribute for the entity. For example the type of location or organization.
gender String or URI A value such as male, female, unknown. Ideally a URI referencing a pre-defined descriptor.

Properties from Region

Properties Type Description
targets List of IDs IDs of a sequence of annotations covering the region of primary data referred to by this annotation. Used as an alternative to start and end to point to component annotations (e.g., a token sequence) rather than directly into primary data, or to link two or more annotations (e.g., in a coreference annotation).
start Integer The starting offset (0-based) in the primary data.
end Integer The ending offset (0-based) in the primary data.

Properties from Annotation

Properties Type Description
id String A unique identifier associated with the annotation. [Required]

Properties from Thing

Properties Type Description
alternateName String An alias for the item.

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