BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//hacksw/handcal//NONSGML v1.0//EN METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:Entity Extraction has become one of the key tools of the semantic web. Entity Extraction is a process of identifying key entities such as people, organizations, products, places and events in unstructured text documents and annotating these entities with precise semantic markup for future use. nThis presentation will review the entity extraction process, compare architectures and patterns, and compare how various open source and commercial tools have recently evolved to meet the needs of the semantic web. We will also include demonstrations of entity extraction.n DTSTART:20100625T130000 SUMMARY:Overview of Entity Extraction DTEND:20100625T162959 LOCATION:Yosemite B END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR