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4 Output

See the details on training data for information on training data output.

Sample output from a run of AFNER is as follows:

     Offset: 68-72; Word: Will; Entity Type: PERSON
     Offset: 82-86; Word: Moon; Entity Type: PERSON
     Offset: 100-105; Word: North; Entity Type: LOCATION
     Offset: 100-113; Word: North America; Entity Type: LOCATION
     Offset: 106-113; Word: America; Entity Type: LOCATION
     Offset: 115-130; Word: August 16, 1989; Entity Type: DATE

The offset refers to the position of the entity within the document. Note that entity offsets can overlap, where an entity is classified within another. Entities are ordered first on the left offset, then the right.