This article tells you how to automatically code unstructured text data into an entity list. It will take you from unstructured verbatim (raw) text responses:
To an output where responses are automatically grouped into entities (people, places, things):
You will need a Text variable in order to perform automatic coding. Text variables are represented by a small a next to the variable and can be found in the Data Set tree:
- From the toolbar, go to Anything > Advanced Analysis > Text Analysis > Automatic Categorization > Entity Extraction.
- In the object inspector, under Inputs > DATA SOURCE > Text variable select the text variable you want to automatically code.