GroupDocs is the market leader of document manipulation APIs. It provides a wide range of APIs, covering all popular file formats. We are excited to introduce another unique product: GroupDocs.Classification Cloud REST API. It will perform classification to known categories. It will support text and document classification into Interactive Advertising Bureau taxonomy (IAB-2) or Documents taxonomy. The Documents classification is often used in various business processes to automate the flow of documents through the organization. GroupDocs.Classification Cloud REST API is a platform independent REST API, that will allow developers to add document/text classification feature in their applications using a simple set of requests.

Supported formats

GroupDocs.Classification Cloud REST API supports the classification of:

  • Raw text
  • Documents
    • Portable Document Format: PDF
    • Microsoft Word: DOC, DOCX, DOCM, DOT, DOTX, DOTM
    • OpenDocument Formats: ODT, OTT
    • Rich Text Format: RTF
    • Plain Text File: TXT

Supported Taxonomy

Taxonomy (general)) is the practice and science of classification of things or concepts, including the principles that underlie such classification. We will support two taxonomies in the first version:

IAB-2 taxonomy)

  • Automotive
  • Books and Literature
  • Business and Finance
  • Careers
  • Education
  • Events and Attractions
  • Family and Relationships
  • Fine Art
  • Food & Drink
  • Healthy Living
  • Hobbies & Interests
  • Home & Garden
  • Medical Health
  • Movies
  • Music and Audio
  • News and Politics
  • Personal Finance
  • Pets
  • Pop Culture
  • Real Estate
  • Religion & Spirituality
  • Science
  • Shopping
  • Sports
  • Style & Fashion
  • Technology & Computing
  • Television
  • Travel
  • Video Gaming

Documents taxonomy

  • ADVE - advertisements, brochures.
  • Email
  • Form
  • Letter
  • Memo - memorandums.
  • News - articles, including news articles.
  • Invoice
  • Report
  • Resume
  • Scientific - scientific papers.
  • Other - the other classes of documents or cases where the classifier is not sure.

Our First Version

We are currently in the process of preparing Examples and Documentation for this new product. We have planned to release the first version of GroupDocs.Classification Cloud REST API soon with features shared above. If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to write in Forum. Please stay tuned to this blog for further updates.