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Automated Data Collection with R : A Practical Guide to Web Scraping and Text Mining
by Simon Munzert and Christian Rubba and Peter Meißner


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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).  Read more...

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    Overview

    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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    • ISBN: 9781118834800
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • Date: Dec 2014
     
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