# jina.executors.segmenters¶

class jina.executors.segmenters.BaseSegmenter(*args, **kwargs)[source]

BaseSegmenter works on doc-level, it chunks Documents into set of Chunks

segment(*args, **kwargs)[source]

The apply function of this executor. Unlike BaseCrafter, the craft() here works on doc-level info and the output is defined on chunk-level. Therefore the name of the arguments should be always valid keys defined in the doc-level protobuf whereas the output dict keys should always be valid keys defined in the chunk-level protobuf. :rtype: List[Dict] :return: a list of chunks-level info represented by a dict