Using watchlists to extract entities from documents

ETA enables you to use watchlist CSVA Comma Separated Variable file, where variables in the file are separated by a comma, a tab, a semicolon or another character. files to extract entities from documents and import watchlist data directly into a network. The methods for importing watchlists are described in Table 1.

Table 1: Watchlist import methods

Watchlist wizard

Watchlist Import configuration

Use the Watchlist wizard if you want to:

For more information see Importing a single watchlist using the Watchlist wizard.

Use the Watchlist Import configuration if you want to:

  • generate a network from use one or more watchlist files at a time
  • show relationships between entities within a file, between two files or across multiple files

Figure 1: Using a watchlist to extract entities from documents