Advanced name matching

Matching names of people, locations, and organizations are impeded by numerous obstacles. Misspellings, typos, aliases, nicknames, initials, and names in different languages all hamper and complicate the process. Advanced name recognition and matching offers a solution to these problems.

Importance of name matching

The proper identifying and matching of names is a key task by search engines as TAS Enterprise Search. Name recognition and matching solutions are applied by also AML/KYC systems for financial compliance, government intelligence, and law enforcement. In these areas of application, the risk of failure must be minimized. Therefore it is crucial to apply the best possible name recognition and matching solution.

 

Name matching by enterprise search

Application of name matching solution is of paramount importance for search engines to reach great efficiency in person identification.
By the application of linguistic and knowledge-based methods, name matching supports the search process of names of individuals, organizations, and locations.

Contact us

Would you like to make your searches more efficient with the world’s leading name matching solution or to learn more about text analytics solutions of Babel Street Technology and Precognox? Write us or send a message using the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Andrea Kruk-Papp
Sales Assistant
sales@precognox.com

Alias doesn’t mean an obstacle any more

Criminals prefer to hide behind pseudonyms. However, applying the appropriate name matching solution as Rosette Name Indexer (RNI) aliases are no longer a challenge.

World-leading name matching solution integrated

The collaboration between US-based Babel Street and Precognox dates back years. As the official Hungarian reseller and product integrator of Babel Street’s Rosette text analytics platform in Hungary, as a matter of course our company also applies these solutions in own products. Babel Street’s name matching solution, Rosette Name Indexer (RNI) is integrated in TAS Enterprise Search developed by Precognox.

In close cooperation

In addition to being the official system integrator and reseller of the Rosette API, as part of the collaboration Precognox has also participated in the development of several solutions, including the development of the name identification and matching in Rosette Name Indexer (RNI) solution in Hungarian. An important milestone in the collaboration was a joint presentation of Babel Street Technology and Precognox at the embassy of the United Kingdom, Budapest (Hungary).

Rosette Name Indexer (RNI)

Babel Street’s world-leading name identification solution, Rosette Name Indexer (RNI) recognizes 13 name phenomena.

Thanks to the pairing methods, the solution is particularly useful for organizations and businesses in financial compliance, government intelligence, and law enforcement agencies.
Rosette Name Indexer is applied by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and it also supports the work of a Hungarian security organization. Learn more about this topic from out blog post entitled Enterprise Search for security.

13 ways Rosette matches names, source: Rosette product page

Product highlights

  • supports 18 languages and 13 variation types, including cross-lingual
  • matches names of people, locations, and organizations
  • reduces false positives and false negatives
  • ranks results by match score
  • easily integrates with existing systems, Elasticsearch, and Solr
  • deploys in the cloud or on-premise
  • is fast and scalable against massive lists
  • developed actively, at least 6 releases per year
  • offers industrial-grade support

Technical specification

Supported languages

  • English
  • French
  • Arabic
  • German
  • Korean
  • Spanish
  • Chinese, Simplified
  • Chinese, Traditional
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Japanese
  • Russian
  • Greek
  • Pashto
  • Thai
  • Persian
  • Urdu

Availability and platform support

Deployment availability:

  • Rosette Cloud
  • Rosette Server
  • Java SDK

Plugins:

  • Elasticsearch
  • Solr

Bindings:

  • cURL
  • Python
  • PHP
  • Java
  • R
  • Ruby
  • C#
  • Node.js

Contact us

Would you like to make your searches more efficient with the world’s leading name matching solution or to learn more about text analytics solutions of Babel Street Technology and Precognox? Write us or send a message using the contact form below.

Andrea Kruk-Papp
Sales Assistant
sales@precognox.com