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iForm

  • Eli CortezEmail author
  • Altigran S. da Silva
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Computer Science book series (BRIEFSCOMPUTER)

Abstract

This chapter presents iForm, a method for automatically using data-rich text for filling form-based input interfaces that rely on the presented unsupervised approach to deal with the Information Extraction by Text Segmentation problem. iForm was first presented in Toda et al. (2009, 2010). In the following is described the scenario where iForm is applied, and the method in detail. A set of experiments is also reported that shows that iForm is effective and works well in different scenarios.

Keywords

Information extraction Web form-filling Text segmentation Data management Web Databases 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Instituto de ComputaçãoUniversidade Federal do AmazonasManausBrazil

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