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NAME

HTML::Content::ContentExtractor - Perl module for extracting content from HTML documents.

SYNOPSIS

  use HTML::WordTagRatio::WeightedRatio;
  use HTML::Content::HTMLTokenizer;
  use HTML::Content::ContentExtractor;
  
  my $tokenizer = new HTML::Content::HTMLTokenizer('TAG','WORD');
  
  my $ranker = new HTML::WordTagRatio::WeightedRatio();
  
  my $extractor = new HTML::Content::ContentExtractor($tokenizer,$ranker,"index.html","index.extr");
  
  $extractor->Extract();
  

DESCRIPTION

HTML::Content::ContentExtractor attempts to extract the content from HTML documents. It attempts to remove tags, scripts and boilerplate text from the documents by trying to find the region of the HTML document that has the maximum ratio of words to tags.

Methods

  • my $extractor = new HTML::Content::ContentExtractor($tokenizer, $ratio, $inputfilename, $extractfilename)

    Initializes HTML::Content::ContentExtractor with 1) an object that can tokenize HTML 2) an object that can compute the ratio of Words to Tags 3) an input filename and 4) an output filename.

  • $extractor->Extract()

    Attempts to extract content from the $inputfilename.

AUTHOR

Jean Tavernier (jj.tavernier@gmail.com)

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2005 Jean Tavernier. All rights reserved.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

SEE ALSO

ContentExtractorDriver.pl (1).