Represents a phrase in the text that is a known entity, such as a person, an organization, or location. The API associates information, such as salience and mentions, with entities.
The representative name for the entity.
The entity type.
Metadata associated with the entity. For most entity types, the metadata is a Wikipedia URL (``wikipedia_url``) and Knowledge Graph MID (``mid``), if they are available. For the metadata associated with other entity types, see the Type table below.
The salience score associated with the entity in the [0, 1.0] range. The salience score for an entity provides information about the importance or centrality of that entity to the entire document text. Scores closer to 0 are less salient, while scores closer to 1.0 are highly salient.
The mentions of this entity in the input document. The API currently supports proper noun mentions.
For calls to [AnalyzeEntitySentiment] or if AnnotateTextRequest.Features.extract_entity_sentiment is set to true, this field will contain the aggregate sentiment expressed for this entity in the provided document.
Inheritancebuiltins.object > proto.message.Message > Entity
MetadataEntry(mapping=None, *, ignore_unknown_fields=False, **kwargs)
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The type of the entity. For most entity types, the associated
metadata is a Wikipedia URL (
wikipedia_url) and Knowledge Graph
mid). The table below lists the associated fields for
entities that have different metadata.