Unleash the data: Tools and tricks for taming PDFs (repeat session)

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speaker: Kevin Crowe of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
  • Date/Time: Friday, Mar. 9 at 9:00am
  • Location: Michigan/Michigan St
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

This class will cover basic approaches for getting text out of PDF documents using powerful and freely available tools. Participants will be introduced to basic concepts and walked through tackling common challenges encountered with tricky PDF documents.

This session is good for: People who are unfamiliar with PDF-to-text tools or would like to learn how these tools can be used for extracting difficult text from images embedded in a PDF document.

 

Speaker Bios

  • Kevin is an investigative reporter and data analyst at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel covering housing, education, demographics, crime, politics and business. @kcrowebasspro

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