Tika in Action

Chris A. Mattmann and Jukka L. Zitting

November, 2011 | 256 pages
ISBN 9781935182856
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Summary

Tika in Action is a hands-on guide to content mining with Apache Tika. The book's many examples and case studies offer real-world experience from domains ranging from search engines to digital asset management and scientific data processing.

About the Technology

Tika is an Apache toolkit that has built into it everything you and your app need to know about file formats. Using Tika, your applications can discover and extract content from digital documents in almost any format, including exotic ones.

About this Book

Tika in Action is the ultimate guide to content mining using Apache Tika. You'll learn how to pull usable information from otherwise inaccessible sources, including internet media and file archives. This example-rich book teaches you to build and extend applications based on real-world experience with search engines, digital asset management, and scientific data processing. In addition to architectural overviews, you'll find detailed chapters on features like metadata extraction, automatic language detection, and custom parser development.

What's Inside

This book requires no previous knowledge of Tika or text mining techniques. It assumes a working knowledge of Java.

About the Authors

Chris Mattmann is an information architect experienced in the construction of large data-intensive systems. Jukka Zitting is a core Tika developer, a member of the JCR expert group, and chairman of the Apache Jackrabbit project.