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Gender Guesser: Guess the gender of Chinese names

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This package is specific mainly for applications used in China China .

This class attempts to guess the gender of Chinese names.

Generally speaking, a name is associated to a gender. A name can be male or female name. However it is difficult to guess the gender of names with neutral characters.

This class can lookup in a lexicon file the gender tendency of the characters used in a given name and apply an algorithm to guess the name gender.

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PHP Programming Innovation award nominee
December 2005
Number 5
A name in Chinese may be male or female. However, in some cases it is difficult to guess the gender of a Chinese name.

This class provides an approximate solution to guess the gender of a Chinese name by analyzing the characters that are used in the name.

Manuel Lemos
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Name: Wudi <contact>
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Country: China China
Age: 35
All time rank: 10218 in China China
Week rank: 305 Up1 in China China Up
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Accessible without login Plain text file charlex_gender_essential.lex Data Essential Lexicon
Accessible without login Plain text file charlex_gender_full.lex Data Full Lexicon
Plain text file genderguesser.php Class Class
Accessible without login HTML file Readme_CN.htm Doc. Readme (Chinese)
Accessible without login HTML file Readme_EN.htm Doc. Readme (English)

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