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Gender Detection Tool by David Arroyo MEnéndez

Project description


Damegender is a gender detection tool from the name coded by David Arroyo MEnéndez (DAME)


  • If you want to determine gender gap in Free Software projects or mailing lists.
  • If you don't know the gender about a name
  • If you want to research with statistics about why a name is related with males or females.
  • If you want to use a free gender detection tool from a name from a command with open data.
  • If you want to use the main solutions in gender detection (Genderize, Genderapi, Namsor, Nameapi and Gender Guesser) from a command.

DAMe Gender is for you!

Tell me about DAMe Gender papers

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Installing Software

Possible Debian/Ubuntu dependencies

$ sudo apt-get install python3-nose-exclude python3-dev dict dict-freedict-eng-spa dict-freedict-spa-eng dictd

From sources

$ git clone
$ cd damegender
$ pip3 install -r requirements.txt

With python package

$ python3 -m venv /tmp/d
$ cd /tmp/d
$ source bin/activate
$ pip install --upgrade pip
$ pip3 install damegender[all]
$ cd lib/python3.5/site-packages/damegender
$ python3 David

To install APIs extra dependencies:

$ pip3 install damegender[apis]

To install mailing lists and repositories extra dependencies:

$ pip3 install damegender[mails_and_repositories]

To install all possible dependencies

$ pip3 install damegender[all]

Obtaining an api key

Currently you can need an api key from:

You can execute:

$ python3

To configure your api key

To remember that this idea is optional. Damegender doesn't need api keys to be executed.

Only or is requiring to configure some API key from (Genderize, Namsor, GenderAPI, NameAPI)

The rest of commands is based in datasets released with licenses allowing to copy and to distribute freeely.

Configuring nltk

$ python3
>>> import nltk




Speeches, Seminars, Expressions of Support





Beautiful Snakes


Dame Music

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License of Damegender

Damegender is released under GPLv3.

License of this document

Copyright (C) 2019 David Arroyo Menéndez Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in GNU Free Documentation License.


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