SEDE: A Schema Explorer and Data Extractor for HTML Web Pages

  • Xubin Deng
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 236)


We present an approach for automatically exploring relation schema and extracting data from HTML pages. By abstracting a DOM-tree constructed from a HTML page into a set of generalized lists, this approach automatically generates a relation schema for storing data extracted from the page. Based on this approach, we have developed a software system named as SEDE (Schema Explorer and Data Extractor for HTML pages), which can reduces the workload of extracting and storing data objects within HTML pages. This paper will mainly introduce SEDE.


DOM-tree abstraction HTML page relational database relation schema 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xubin Deng
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  1. 1.School of InformationZhejiang University of Finance & EconomicsHangzhouChina

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