Release of Web Table Extraction extension

Extract data tables from the web

Posted by Edwin Yaqub (RapidMiner) on March 30, 2017

Data scientists are often confronted with a situation where data must be read into data mining workflows from the web pages. For example, Wikipedia offers a lot of data tables, which can be utilized in different scenarios but the standard data scraping approaches are complicated for ordinary users. In this extension, this task is eased by providing high level means of extracting data tables from HTML pages and importing them into RapidMiner. For details, please read the Blog post on Web Table Extraction extension.