Webbots Spiders and Screen Scrapers 2nd Edition

Author: Michael Schrenk
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593273972
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Computers

Provides information on ways to automate online tasks using webbots and spiders, covering such topics as parsing data from Web pages, managing cookies, sending and receiving email, and decoding encrypted files.

Webbots Spiders and Screen Scrapers

Author: Michael Schrenk
Publisher: No Starch Press
ISBN: 9781593271206
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Computers

Provides information on ways to automate online tasks using webbots and spiders, covering such topics as parsing data from Web pages, managing cookies, sending and receiving email, and decoding encrypted files.

Automated Data Collection with R

Author: Simon Munzert
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118834787
Release Date: 2014-10-24
Genre: Computers

A hands on guide to web scraping and text mining for bothbeginners and experienced users of R Introduces fundamental concepts of the main architecture of theweb 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 thereader through each technique. Explores both supervised and unsupervised techniques as well asadvanced techniques such as data scraping and text management. Case studies are featured throughout along with examples foreach technique presented. R code and solutions to exercises featured in thebook are provided on a supporting website.

Trends in Practical Applications of Scalable Multi Agent Systems the PAAMS Collection

Author: Fernando de la Prieta
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783319401591
Release Date: 2016-06-06
Genre: Computers

PAAMS, the International Conference on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems is an evolution of the International Workshop on Practical Applications of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. PAAMS is an international yearly tribune to present, to discuss, and to disseminate the latest developments and the most important outcomes related to real-world applications. It provides a unique opportunity to bring multi-disciplinary experts, academics and practitioners together to exchange their experience in the development of Agents and Multi-Agent Systems. This volume presents the papers that have been accepted for the 2016 in the special sessions: Agents Behaviours and Artificial Markets (ABAM); Advances on Demand Response and Renewable Energy Sources in Agent Based Smart Grids (ADRESS); Agents and Mobile Devices (AM); Agent Methodologies for Intelligent Robotics Applications (AMIRA); Learning, Agents and Formal Languages (LAFLang); Multi-Agent Systems and Ambient Intelligence (MASMAI); Web Mining and Recommender systems (WebMiRes). The volume also includes the paper accepted for the Doctoral Consortium in PAAMS 2016 and Collocated Events.

Googling Security

Author: Greg Conti
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
ISBN: 0321518667
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Computers

The first book that reveals how Google's vast database can be used against individuals or companies... and how they can protect themselves.