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borzaresearch / GenderByName / 0.1.0

README.md

Overview

The Gender by Name algorithm infers the gender of a person from his or her name.

Applicable Scenarios and Problems

  • Stop asking for gender selection at sign-up time on your website. Less effort from the user leads to an increased sign-up rate. That means more users!
  • Enrich your prospects and leads with gender. Better use your CRM with targeted campaigns. That means more specific emails that lead to an increased reply rate!

Usage

Input

ParameterDescription
nameThe name of the person.

No preprocessing of the name is required when you call this algorithm.

Output

ParameterDescription
nameThe name of the person.
gender.femaleThe confidence that this person is a female.
gender.maleThe confidence that this person is a male.

Examples

{
  "name": "Thomas A. Anderson"
}
{
  "gender": {
    "female": 0.0289,
    "male": 0.9711
  },
  "name": "Thomas A. Anderson"
}