Semi-Automatic Wrapper Generation for Commercial Web Sources [chapter]

Alberto Pan, Juan Raposo, Manuel Álvarez, Justo Hidalgo, Ángel Viña
2002 IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology  
Semi-automatic wrapper generation tools aim to ease the task of building structured views over semi-structured web sources. But the wrapper generation techniques presented up to date are unable to properly deal with sources requiring complex navigational sequences for accessing data. In this paper, we present WARGO, a semiautomatic wrapper generation tool, which has been used by nonprogrammer staff to successfully wrap more than 700 commercial web sources in several industrial applications. We
more » ... escribe our approach for wrapper generation and show the difficulties found with other systems for wrapping this kind of sources.
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35614-3_16 fatcat:qonmhkskubd3tajudk5clnst2q