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Release ‘open’ data from their PDF prisons using tabulizer

April 18, 2017
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Release ‘open’ data from their PDF prisons using tabulizer

There is no problem in science quite as frustrating as other peoples' data. Whether it's malformed spreadsheets, disorganized documents, proprietary file formats, data without metadata, or any other data scenario created by someone else, scientists have taken to Twitter to complain about it. As a political scientist who regularly encounters so-called "open data" in PDFs, this problem is...

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