TextPosition[text,form]

gives a list of the starting and ending positions at which instances of form occur in text.

TextPosition[text,{form1,form2,}]

gives an association of results for all the types formi.

TextPosition[text,formspec,n]

gives the positions of the first n cases found.

Details and Options

  • In TextPosition[text,form], text can be a string, a file with plain text, a ContentObject expression or a list of these text objects.
  • TextPosition[{text1,text2,},] gives cases for each texti.
  • Identification type form can be:
  • "type"any text content type (e.g. "Noun", "City")
    Entity[,]a specific entity of a text content type
    form1|form2|
  • form matching any of the formi
  • Containing[outer,inner]forms of type outer containing type inner
    Verbatim["string"]a specific string to be matched exactly
    patterna string pattern to be matched
  • Possible choices for the property prop are:
  • "String"string of the identified text (default)
    "Position"start and end position of the string in text
    "Probability"estimated probability that the identification is correct
    "Interpretation"standard interpretation of the identified string
    "Snippet"a snippet around the identified string
    "HighlightedSnippet"a snippet with the identified string highlighted
    fapply f to the association containing all properties
    {prop1,prop2,}a list of property specifications
  • The following options can be given:
  • AcceptanceThresholdAutomaticminimum probability to accept identification
    PerformanceGoalAutomaticfavor algorithms with specific advantages
    TargetDevice"CPU"whether CPU or GPU computation should be used for entity detection
    VerifyInterpretationFalsewhether interpretability should be verified

Examples

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Basic Examples  (6)

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Find the nouns in a sentence:

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Find currency amounts:

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Find positions of cities, countries and dates in text:

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Find all the locations and get their positions:

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Find all references to New York City in a text:

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Scope  (4)

Options  (3)

Applications  (6)

Properties & Relations  (1)

Introduced in 2015
(10.2)
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Updated in 2019
(12.0)