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Web scraping with R

For those of you who are interested in web scraping with R. Enjoy the slides of our presentation on this topic during the last RBelgium meetup. The talk is about using rvest, RSelenium and our own package scrapeit.core which makes scraping deployment, ...

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Web scraping with R & novel classification algorithms on unbalanced data

Web scraping with R & novel classification algorithms on unbalanced data

Tomorrow, the next RBelgium meeting will be held at the bnosac offices. This is the schedule. Interested? Feel free to join the event. More info: http://www.meetup.com/RBelgium/events/228427510/ • 18h00-18h30: enter & meet other R users • 18h30-19h00: Web scraping with R: live scraping products & prices of www.delhaize.be • 19h15-20h00: State-of-the-art classification algorithms with unbalanced data. Package unbalanced: Racing...

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Web Scraping to Item Response Theory – A College Football Adventure

December 4, 2015
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Web Scraping to Item Response Theory – A College Football Adventure

Web Scraping to Item Response Theory: A College Football Adventure Brandon LeBeau, Andrew Zieffler, and Kyle Nickodem University of Iowa & University of Minnesota Background Began after Tim Brewster was fired Wanted to try to predict next great coach Data Available Data is available at three levels Coach Game by Game Team Coach Data Overall record Team history Not Available Coordinator history Example Coach Data ## Year...

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Web Scraping to Item Response Theory – A College Football Adventure

December 4, 2015
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Web Scraping to Item Response Theory – A College Football Adventure

Web Scraping to Item Response Theory: A College Football Adventure Brandon LeBeau, Andrew Zieffler, and Kyle Nickodem University of Iowa & University of Minnesota Background Began after Tim Brewster was fired Wanted to try to predict next great coach Data Available Data is available at three levels Coach Game by Game Team Coach Data Overall record Team history Not Available Coordinator history Example Coach Data ## Year...

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rvest: easy web scraping with R

November 24, 2014
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rvest: easy web scraping with R

rvest is new package that makes it easy to scrape (or harvest) data from html web pages, by libraries like beautiful soup. It is designed to work with magrittr so that you can express complex operations as elegant pipelines composed of simple, easily understood pieces. Install it with: install.packages("rvest") rvest in action To see rvest

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Migrating Table-oriented Web Scraping Code to rvest w/XPath & CSS Selector Examples

September 17, 2014
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I was offline much of the day Tuesday and completely missed Hadley Wickham’s tweet about the new rvest package: Are you an #rstats user who misses python's beautiful soup? Please try out rvest (http://t.co/PeiIHr3jDW) and let me know what you think.— Hadley Wickham (@hadleywickham) September 12, 2014 My intrepid colleague (@jayjacobs) informed me of this (and didn’t...

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Web Scraping: working with APIs

March 12, 2014
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APIs present researchers with a diverse set of data sources through a standardised access mechanism: send a pasted together HTTP request, receive JSON or XML in return. Today we tap into a range of APIs to get comfortable sending queries and processing...

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Web Scraping: Scaling up Digital Data Collection

March 5, 2014
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The latest slides from web scraping through R: Web scraping for the humanities and social sciencesSlides from the first session hereSlides from the second session hereThis week we look in greater detail at scaling up digital data-collection: coercing s...

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Web Scraping part2: Digging deeper

February 25, 2014
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Slides from the second web scraping through R session: Web scraping for the humanities and social sciencesIn which we make sure we are comfortable with functions, before looking at XPath queries to download data from newspaper articles. Examples includ...

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A Little Web Scraping Exercise with XML-Package

April 5, 2012
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Some months ago I posted an example of how to get the links of the contributing blogs on the R-Blogger site. I used readLines() and did some string processing using regular expressions.With package XML this can be drastically shortened - see this:# get...

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