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I am a doing a survey about Autofill Web Forms softwares.

Usually, they all collect information of the user once during the
set-up phase (user knowledge base).

Then, when the user navigates to a web form, the autofill software can
automatically partially fill the form. The solution can be mostly
differenciated by its intelligence algorithm for matching between the
information (fields) asked by the web form, and the one present in the
user knowledge base.

This matching algorithm can be:
-completly manual (for each field the user selects from a list)
-keyword matching (for example using the ECML v1.1 specification)
-more sophisticated :)

Some autofill softwares also continues to collect information each time
the user fills a form (not only in the set-up phase).
Do you know more information about it?
Do you know about interesting solutions/features?

ps: Let me know if you are interested in the result of the survey.


David Portabella
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (LIA)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Tel: +41216932732 / Fax: +41216935225
Some applications that I am trying. Let me know if you know about the
matching algorithm they use (there is very few information about it)


Google Toolbar

Apple - Safari

MSN Toolbar

AutoFill Browser 1.2.1

Research-Desk Professional

iNetFormFiller 2.6.11

Search Toolbar 1.0

SignupShield 2,-llc.html

AWS Toolbar

550 Access Toolbar

Jul 23 '05 #1
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