In the early 19th century, the Americo-Liberian settlers encountered ethnically, linguistically diverse tribal populations. Even today, names reflect the diversity of populations in Liberia. Some names appear very similar to names of Afrlcan-Americans. Some other names reflect indigenous cultures.
Lesotho is an enclaved country in southern Africa, surrounded by South Africa. We’ve improved NamSor API calibration for Lesotho, which
NamSor was accepted to participate to the European Commission Data Challenge on Integration of Migrants in Cities (D4I). The aim of the D4I is to stimulate research on various aspects of the integration of migrants at local level.
Yvonne Mburu is a scientist from Kenya and founder of Med in Africa. She wants to create a global network of African scientists and health professionals to tackle the cultural biases that affect the visibility of African science.
Last year, we presented NamSor ethnic name classification software at University of California, Los Angeles, UCLA Diaspora Lab Day. Watch the demo video.
VivaTech 2016 was Male and French. Is VivaTech 2017 the international and diverse startup event Paris needs?
In January this year, NamSor founder Elian CARSENAT was at RapidMiner Wisdom conference in New-York City. Discover theCUBE video. The
(a onomastics.co.uk reblog) This month, starting 25th of August, the University of Glasgow will host the 25th International Congress of
NEW : IOM Diaspora Mapping Toolkit : big data and onomastics based on NamSor applied onomastics. Next week at Regent’s University
As a final map in our Twitter GEOnomastics serie, we present today the Dutch e-Diaspora. To prepare the mapping, we