Simple entity

Simple entity

What are simple entities

Simple entities can be used to group various words together to remove the need to rewrite utterances that simply use another word. This is often the case for various nouns or names, such as with city names. The NLP trains itself around the concept of this simple entity so that it understands more than the predefined values.

NLP Support

Support for simple list entities varies per Natural Language Processing (NLP) engine. Currently, simple list entities are supported by Microsoft LUIS and Rasa.


Intent: Book flight 

Original utterance"I'd like to fly from New York to Los Angeles"

Utterance with entity"I'd like to fly from [City] to [City]"

User input: "I'd like to fly from New York to Rome"

Recognised Entities:

Entity 1: New York 

Entity 2: Rome

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