Ten years of webtables

Michael Cafarella, Alon Halevy, Hongrae Lee, Jayant Madhavan, Cong Yu, Daisy Zhe Wang, Eugene Wu
<span title="2018-08-01">2018</span> <i title="VLDB Endowment"> <a target="_blank" rel="noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/container/p6rqwwpkkjbcldejepcehaalby" style="color: black;">Proceedings of the VLDB Endowment</a> </i> &nbsp;
In 2008, we wrote about WebTables, an effort to exploit the large and diverse set of structured databases casually published online in the form of HTML tables. The past decade has seen a flurry of research and commercial activities around the WebTables project itself, as well as the broad topic of informal online structured data. In this paper, we 1 will review the WebTables project, and try to place it in the broader context of the decade of work that followed. We will also show how the
more &raquo; ... s over the past ten years sets up an exciting agenda for the future, and will draw upon many corners of the data management community.
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