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Name parser and formatter (for politicians, individuals, and organizations)

Project description

This is the name parser and standardizer for the datacommons project. It now supports politician, individual and organization names.

Installation

Installation is easy:

pip install -e git+http://github.com/sunlightlabs/name-cleaver.git#egg=name-cleaver

Usage

Basic usage is the same for each type of name, just import the relevant NameCleaver class from one of:

  • PoliticianNameCleaver
  • IndividualNameCleaver
  • OrganizationNameCleaver

Example:

from name_cleaver import PolicitianNameCleaver smith = PoliticianNameCleaver(‘Smith, Robert J’).parse()

print str(smith) => “Robert J Smith”

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