Automated Data Collection with R: A Practical Guide to Web Scraping and Text Mining

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A hands on guide to web scraping and text mining for both beginners and experienced users of R
  • Introduces fundamental concepts of the main architecture of the web and databases and covers HTTP, HTML, XML, JSON, SQL.
  • Provides basic techniques to query web documents and data sets (XPath and regular expressions).
  • An extensive set of exercises are presented to guide the reader through each technique.
  • Explores both supervised and unsupervised techniques as well as advanced techniques such as data scraping and text management.
  • Case studies are featured throughout along with examples for each technique presented.
  • R code and solutions to exercises featured in the book are provided on a supporting website.
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John Wiley & Sons
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Published on
Dec 18, 2014
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Pages
480
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ISBN
9781118834800
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Databases / Data Mining
Mathematics / Probability & Statistics / Stochastic Processes
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