UiPath Document Understanding Overview

This overview course is meant to showcase how the Document Understanding Framework enables you to process different document types and structures using one automated process built with UiPath Studio.
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UiPath Document Understanding Overview

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Document Understanding

This course focuses on the use of the Intelligent OCR activities and it doesn't cover adjacent topics, such as building the data consumption workflow or advanced topics, such as building customized Machine Learning-Based extractors.


Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Assess whether some steps are optional, or not, for your use-case;
  • Pick the right classifiers and extractors for the document structures found in your use-case;
  • Build an end-to-end Document Understanding Workflow.



1. Introduction:

  • What is a Document
  • OCR vs. Document Understanding
  • Document Understanding Framework - Overview
  • Intelligent OCR activities

2. Taxonomy:

  • Taxonomy Manager
  • Working with Taxonomies
  • Practice - Adding a New Document Type

3. Digitize:

  • Digitizing Scanned and Native Documents
  • Document Object Model

4. Classify:

  • Document Classification
  • Practice - Setting up a Classifier

5. Extract:

  • Data Extraction
  • Practice - Setting up Extractors

6. Validate:

  • Validation Station
  • Practice - Validating the Extraction Results

7. Post-processing:

  • How to Consume the Data and the Feedback Loop
  • Practice - Exporting the Data and Training the Classifiers

8. Practice:

  • Practice: Build an end-to-end Document Understanding Workflow

9. Quiz