NAVER LABS Europe is a multidisciplinary organisation with experts in computer vision, natural language processing, data analytics, machine learning and process modelling applied to information, data and documents. The centre designs technology to create innovative business processes, document services and solutions that strategically contribute to the competitiveness of its customers. The centre was established in 1993 and is based in Grenoble, France. Among other things, the team addresses research challenges relevant to analysing and understanding document collections based on their layout and structural organization.
Key responsibilities in READ: Document understanding. This involves going beyond what Handwritten Text Recognition and Optical Character Recognition systems do at the character and word level to reconstruct higher level structures up to the document level. The approach consists of automatically detecting regularities at various levels in a document and then extracting targeted information about its layout and data.