The IOM Diaspora Mapping Toolkit analyses pros & cons for the use of big data and onomastics for Diaspora Mapping. It is based on field experience learned from several project conducted by The International Organization for Migration (IOM) using NamSor technology. One particular case study cited in the report is Skills Mapping Through Big Data: A case study of Armenian diaspora in the United States of America and France
We’ve released a new version of the opensource Java Naive Bayes Classifier (JNBC), so it can now run on RocksDB
New research used NamSor Gender API to allocate likely gender to authors in The Lancet Global Health scientific journal. Findings
NamSor API to classify personal names by gender, country of origin, ‘race’ or ethnicity – is cited in Havard Business
NamSor has been extensively used by H.R. platforms to provide recruiters with innovative diversity dashboards: is there a gender, racial
apiphonenumber : a new free API to validate global phone numbers, combining NamSor Origin and libphonenumber.
NamSor Name Ethnicity, Origin and Gender Algorithms help Mylist platform to leverage information from its current customer database.
Can personal names be used to conduct gender studies, or other social research in West Africa ? Personal names convey
By the end of the week, NamSor v1 will have processed over four billion names since we launched our API
We’ve run an experiment : running a Facebook ad targeting both an audience in MALI and NIGERIA and using NamSor API to segment the engaged African audience.