Alteryx Designer Knowledge Base

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Text Mining Tool FAQ

  • Alteryx Designer
    • Version 2020.1 

1. How accurate are the Text Mining Tools in extracting text?

OCR (Object Character Recognition) is not always 100% accurate but the better quality text is, the
higher accuracy of text recognition.

2. What if my documents have text moving position, can it be recognized?

OCR layout detection will address moving positions.

3. Can this tool detect single characters?

OCR can detect single characters but this is also dependent on the quality of the text.

4. Can this tool detect signatures, check marks, check boxes, barcodes, tables?

Not at the moment.

5. Can this tool detect standard Medical claim forms such as CMS 1500, invoices, tax forms?

Not at the moment.

6. What open source libraries are there for documentation?
Additional Resources
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Wow! There is so much to come! Looking forward to the expansion of these tools. Thank you for taking the time to write all of these questions out. They are very helpful!