Systems, Methods, and Computer-Readable Media for Improved Table Identification Using a Neural Network

Ben ZornMarc Brockschmidt,  Pallavi Choudhury,  Oleksandr PolozovRishabh SinghSaswat Padhi

United States Patent Application Publication (2020)

App. 20200019603A1 assigned to Microsoft Technology Licensing, LLC


Systems, methods, and computer-readable storage devices are disclosed for improved table identification in a spreadsheet. One method including: receiving a spreadsheet including at least one table; identifying, using machine learning, one or more classes of a plurality of classes for each cell of the received spreadsheet, wherein the plurality of classes include corners and not-a-corner; and inducing at least one table in the received spreadsheet based on the one or more identified classes for each cell of the received spreadsheet.

BibTeX Citation
  title     = {Syntactic Profiling of Alphanumeric Strings},
  number    = {US20200019603A1},
  author    = {Benjamin G. Zorn and
               Marc M. J. Brockschmidt and
               Pallavi Choudhury and
               Oleksandr Polozov and
               Rishabh Singh and
               Saswat Padhi},
  year      = {2020},
  month     = {January},
  url       = {}