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Natural language processing functions (of sorts).
guess_name_components(s: str, uppercase: bool = True) → Dict[str, str]¶
Takes a string such as ‘Dr James T. Smith, M.D.’ and returns parts.
This will not be perfect! If it isn’t reasonably sure, it returns everything in the surname field.
Examples it will fail on:
Nurse Specialist Jones
dictionary with keys “surname”, “forename”, “prefix”
- Return type