Extract events from obituary in action!Given the variables and differences from obituary to obituary, this automated process will increase the efficiency of creating an at-need, however you will need to also validate that the extracted events are accurate. You will always want to verify the event types, dates, times, and locations. If errors are found, you can correct those by editing the events in the same fashion you always have done.
ExampleGiven this obituary snippet,
The family will receive friends from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Monday, August 31, 2020 at Fort Funeral Home in the Family Life Center, where a Celebration of Life Service will follow at 12:30 PM with Pastor John Doe officiating. A Burial service will be held at 2 PM at ABC Cemetery. A rosary will be held at 3 PM on September 9th at Location that doesn't exist.the system will generate these events:
- The system understood that the of the second event is the same of the location of the first one;
- The system assumed that the day of the third event is the same of the previous two;
- The locations of the first, second, and third events were found in your account, and were used to determine the time zone of the event;
- The location of the last event was not found in your account and so you are encouraged to enter its address.
FAQWhy didn't the system extract an event? This might be due to a number of reasons:
- The system didn't recognize the event type: we search for the most commonly used event types, which should cover the vast majority of cases, so we might miss some rarely used event types;
- The system didn't find a date: sometimes the sentence structure is too complex to handle;
- The obituary isn't written in English: at this time, we only support English for the automatic extraction.