Toolkits for Generating Wrappers A Survey of Software Toolkits for Automated Data Extraction from Web Sites

@inproceedings{Kuhlins2002ToolkitsFG,
  title={Toolkits for Generating Wrappers A Survey of Software Toolkits for Automated Data Extraction from Web Sites},
  author={Stefan Kuhlins and Ross Tredwell},
  year={2002}
}
Various web applications in e-business, such as online price comparisons, competition monitoring and personalised newsletters require retrieval of distributed information from the Internet. This paper examines the suitability of software toolkits for the extraction of data from web sites. The term wrapper is defined and an overview of presently available toolkits for generating wrappers is provided. In order to give a better insight into the workings of such toolkits, a detailed analysis of the… CONTINUE READING