Look up an entity (Basic)

Look up an entity by MID in the Knowledge Graph using Basic Edition.

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For more information, see the Enterprise Knowledge Graph Python API reference documentation.

To authenticate to Enterprise Knowledge Graph, set up Application Default Credentials. For more information, see Set up authentication for a local development environment.

from __future__ import annotations

from collections.abc import Sequence

from google.cloud import enterpriseknowledgegraph as ekg

# TODO(developer): Uncomment these variables before running the sample.
# project_id = 'YOUR_PROJECT_ID'
# location = 'YOUR_GRAPH_LOCATION'      # Values: 'global'
# ids = ['YOUR_LOOKUP_MID']             # https://cloud.google.com/enterprise-knowledge-graph/docs/mid
# languages = ['en']                    # Optional: List of ISO 639-1 Codes

def lookup_public_kg_sample(
    project_id: str,
    location: str,
    ids: Sequence[str],
    languages: Sequence[str] = None,
    # Create a client
    client = ekg.EnterpriseKnowledgeGraphServiceClient()

    # The full resource name of the location
    # e.g. projects/{project_id}/locations/{location}
    parent = client.common_location_path(project=project_id, location=location)

    # Initialize request argument(s)
    request = ekg.LookupPublicKgRequest(

    # Make the request
    response = client.lookup_public_kg(request=request)

    print(f"Lookup IDs: {ids}\n")


    # Extract and print date from response
    for item in response.item_list_element:
        result = item.get("result")

        print(f"Name: {result.get('name')}")
        print(f"- Description: {result.get('description')}")
        print(f"- Types: {result.get('@type')}\n")

        detailed_description = result.get("detailedDescription")

        if detailed_description:
            print("- Detailed Description:")
            print(f"\t- Article Body: {detailed_description.get('articleBody')}")
            print(f"\t- URL: {detailed_description.get('url')}")
            print(f"\t- License: {detailed_description.get('license')}\n")

        print(f"- Cloud MID: {result.get('@id')}")
        for identifier in result.get("identifier"):
            print(f"\t- {identifier.get('name')}: {identifier.get('value')}")


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