Hi again,

Link to Automatic Extraction of Data Points and Text Blocks from 2-Dimensional Plots in
Digital Documents
Saurabh Kataria and William Browuer and Prasenjit Mitra and C. Lee Giles
http://clgiles.ist.psu.edu/pubs/AAAI2008-plot-extraction.pdf

Regards,
Lisa



w3c-wai-ig@w3.org skrev 2. oktober 2008 kl. 11:26 +0000:
Hi,

Thanks for the information. Read the abstract - dont have full article and wonder if it
is refering to the tool TableSeer http://chemxseer.ist.psu.edu/ChemXSeerTableSearch/ a part of ChemSeer http://chemxseer.ist.psu.edu/  ?

Regards,

Lisa Yayla
Huseby Kompetansesenter
Oslo Norway
lisa.yayla@statped.no

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                2. oktober 2008 10:25:46
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Alan Chuter <achuter@technosite.es>
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This seems like a potentially important advance as it would enable the
extraction of data from graphical charts. The article in the 21
September issue of New Scientist magazine doesn't mention the potential
benefit to blind or low vision readers. It's available online [1]
(summary for non-subscribers).

regards,



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[1]
http://technology.newscientist.com/channel/tech/mg19926746.300-extracting-data-from-graphs-could-expose-fraudsters.html


Lisa Yayla
Huseby Kompetansesenter
Oslo Norway
lisa.yayla@statped.no