Tools for PDF text extract

PDF Tools list

Jpedal (commercial software)
https://www.snowtide.com/ (commercial software)
itext (commercial software)

apache tika

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Grobid

LA-PDFText
pdftotext
pftohtml
pdftoxml
PdfBox
pdf2xml
LA-PdfText
PdfMiner
pdfXtk
pdf-extract
pdfx
PDFExtract

Icecite

 

1. Tools compare and benchmark

http://okfnlabs.org/blog/2016/04/19/pdf-tools-extract-text-and-data-from-pdfs.html
http://ad-publications.informatik.uni-freiburg.de/benchmark.pdf

PDF format
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/88582/structure-of-a-pdf-file

2. How to remove the header and footer from PDF

http://www.massapi.com/class/pd/PDFTextStripperByArea.html
https://www.programcreek.com/java-api-examples/index.php?api=org.apache.pdfbox.util.PDFTextStripperByArea
http://what-when-how.com/itext-5/parsing-pdfs-part-2-itext-5/

3. Find paragraph in text

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/39196676/how-to-read-a-paragraph-from-a-file-in-java

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/14990619/getting-paragraph-count-from-tika-for-both-word-and-pdf

4. Find sentences

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/9492707/how-can-i-split-a-text-into-sentences-using-the-stanford-parser

7. Structure extract from PDF

 

https://github.com/kermitt2/grobid
https://diuf.unifr.ch/main/diva/research/research-projects/xed
http://diuf.unifr.ch/diva/siteDIVA04/publications/XedDIAL04.pdf
https://github.com/GullyAPCBurns/lapdftext
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/220932927_Layout_and_Content_Extraction_for_PDF_Documents
https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2F978-3-540-28640-0_20.pdf
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S153204641630017X

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