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VeriClick: an efficient tool for table format verification
Author(s): George Nagy; Mangesh Tamhankar
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Paper Abstract

The essential layout attributes of a visual table can be defined by the location of four critical grid cells. Although these critical cells can often be located by automated analysis, some means of human interaction is necessary for correcting residual errors. VeriClick is a macro-enabled spreadsheet interface that provides ground-truthing, confirmation, correction, and verification functions for CSV tables. All user actions are logged. Experimental results of seven subjects on one hundred tables suggest that VeriClick can provide a ten- to twenty-fold speedup over performing the same functions with standard spreadsheet editing commands.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 January 2012
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8297, Document Recognition and Retrieval XIX, 82970M (23 January 2012); doi: 10.1117/12.909077
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George Nagy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)
Mangesh Tamhankar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8297:
Document Recognition and Retrieval XIX
Christian Viard-Gaudin; Richard Zanibbi, Editor(s)

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