A method of inferring a formal hierarchical structure from informally structured text data
Original Publication Date: 2004-Feb-25
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Feb-25
This disclosure describes a forgiving parser capable of identifying the best interpretation of informally structured hierarchical data and extracting a formal hierarchy to an internal representation within a software tool. The disclosure has two elements: 1) a user interface for identifying and resolving ambiguities and 2) a flexible parser.