Obituaries Corpus

Obituaries annotated with sections

Obituaries Corpus


Valentino Sabbatino, Laura Bostan and Roman Klinger.


This website will soon contain information on models and annotated corpora of obituaries. The annotation layer contains sections of obituaries, namely 

  • Personal Information
  • Biographical Sketch
  • Characteristics
  • Family
  • Gratitude
  • Tribute
  • Funeral Information and Other

This corpus and its generation is described in

Valentino Sabbatino, Laura Ana Maria Bostan, and Roman Klinger. Automatic section recognition in obituaries. In Nicoletta Calzolari, Khalid Choukri, Thierry Declerck, Hrafn Loftsson, Bente Maegaard, Joseph Mariani, Asuncion Moreno, Jan Odijk, and Stelios Piperidis, editors, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation (LREC'20), Marseille, France, May 2020. European Language Resources Association (ELRA).


If you would like to access the data, please send a mail clearly stating that you will not redistribute the data and that you will only use it for academic research. We will then provide you with the password.

This image shows Laura Ana Maria Oberländer

Laura Ana Maria Oberländer


Former Doctoral Researcher

This image shows Roman Klinger

Roman Klinger

Prof. Dr.

Adjunct Professor

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