Ivannikov Institute for System Programming of the RAS


Extracting Objects and Their Attributes from Tables in Text Documents.

Authors

Astrakhantsev N.

Abstract

Extracting information from tables is an important and rather complex part of information retrieval.

For the task of objects extraction from HTML tables we introduce the following methods: determining table orientation, processing of aggregating objects (like Total) and scattered headers (super row labels, subheaders).

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Keywords

Information extraction; information retrieval; natural language processing; table processing; table extraction; semi-structured information extraction; html; wiki markup

Edition

Proceedings of SYRCoDIS'11: The Seventh Spring Researchers Colloquium on Databases and Information Systems, 2011, pp. 34-47.

Research Group

Information Systems

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