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DateExtractor

Helper extractor plugin for extracting historical date information from text.

The following table lists all of the configuration options available for DateExtractor.

OptionDescriptionValue
DateExtractor Options
extract_historical_years Extract time-period information from historical documents. This is stored as metadata with the document. There is a search interface for this metadata, which you can include in your collection by adding the statement, "format QueryInterface DateSearch" to your collection configuration file.
maximum_year The maximum historical date to be used as metadata (in a Common Era date, such as 1950). Default: 2013
maximum_century The maximum named century to be extracted as historical metadata (e.g. 14 will extract all references up to the 14th century). Default: -1
no_bibliography Do not try to block bibliographic dates when extracting historical dates.