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NLP-SIR: A Natural Language Approach for Spreadsheet Information Retrieval

@article{Flood2009NLPSIRAN,
  title={NLP-SIR: A Natural Language Approach for Spreadsheet Information Retrieval},
  author={Derek Flood and Kevin McDaid and Fergal McCaffery},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2009},
  volume={abs/0908.1193}
}
Spreadsheets are a ubiquitous software tool, used for a wide variety of tasks such as financial modelling, statistical analysis and inventory management. Extracting meaningful information from such data can be a difficult task, especially for novice users unfamiliar with the advanced data processing features of many spreadsheet applications. We believe that through the use of Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques this task can be made considerably easier. This paper introduces NLP-SIR, a… 

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