A Hierarchical Approach to Wrapper Induction

  title={A Hierarchical Approach to Wrapper Induction},
  author={Ion Muslea and Steven Minton and Craig A. Knoblock},
With the tremendous amount of information that becomes available on the Web on a daily basis, the ability to quickly develop information agents has become a crucial problem. A vital component of any Web-based information agent is a set of wrappers that can extract the relevant data from semistructured information sources. Our novel approach to wrapper induction is based on the idea of hierarchical information extraction, which turns the hard problem of extracting data from an arbitrarily… CONTINUE READING
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