Extraction of Product Specifications from the Web - Going Beyond Tables and Lists

  title={Extraction of Product Specifications from the Web - Going Beyond Tables and Lists},
  author={Govind Krishnan Gangadhar and Ashish Kulkarni},
  journal={5th Joint International Conference on Data Science \& Management of Data (9th ACM IKDD CODS and 27th COMAD)},
E-commerce product pages on the web often present product specification data in structured tabular blocks. Extraction of these product attribute-value specifications has benefited applications like product catalogue curation, search, question answering, and others. However, across different Websites, there is a wide variety of HTML elements (like , , , , etc.) typically used to render these blocks that makes their automatic extraction a challenge. Most of the current research has focused on… 

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