NamePrism is a nationality/ethnicity classification tool that aims to support academic research, e.g. sociology and demographic studies. In this project, we learn name embeddings for name parts (first/last names) and classify names to 39 leaf nationalities and 6 U.S. ethnicities. Our open API has been supporting over 100 research teams from social science, economics, etc.
Publication Reference: Junting Ye, Shuchu Han, Yifan Hu, Baris Coskun, Meizhu Liu, Hong Qin and Steven Skiena. Nationality Classification using Name Embeddings. CIKM, Singapore, Nov. 2017, pp. 1897-1906.)
Junting Ye, Computer Science