NamePrism is a name-based nationality/ethnicity classification tool that aims to support academic research. It has been supporting over 200 social sicence and economic research projects (till Jun. 2019). Please cite following papers if you used this tool (or free API) in your work.

Junting Ye, Shuchu Han, Yifan Hu, Baris Coskun, Meizhu Liu, Hong Qin and Steven Skiena. Nationality Classification using Name Embeddings. in Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), Singapore, Nov. 2017, pp. 1897-1906. Arxiv Download

Junting Ye and Steven Skiena. The Secret Lives of Names? Name Embeddings from Social Media. in Proceedings of the 25th SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Anchorage, Alaska, Aug. 2019. Arxiv Download

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