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Scrapping Number of Customer Transactions Completed on a Marketplace

I'm looking to build a web scrapper/crawler that counts the number of completed transactions completed on a given website that sells a given product. I know purchasing is typically handled by a 3rd ...
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Extracting images from readpaper.com with selenium

I am looking for ways to automatically extract block diagrams from technical papers. I tried Mutool but it can only extract embedded bitmaps but not block diagrams. I found a Chinese website readpaper....
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How to scrape stock moment data from Online web Trading Platform

I recently started a Data Analysis project that involves data relating to stock market prices (i.e currency pair information). An example is AUD/CAD trade. I wish to scrape 1-minute price details from ...
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Detect data (web textual content) age

This is a broad question and maybe does not have an answer but I will try. I have been thinking of some techniques to detect the date of publication of public data in the wild of the internet. Without ...
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how can i find the website for my dataset?

hi there i have a list of companies from surrey https://ratings.food.gov.uk/OpenDataFiles/FHRS314en-GB.json my problem is the list doesn't have the website address. I want to know what is the best way ...
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Data Scraping Government Site

As I know it may be okay or may not be okay to data scrape a government website. Would the following site be okay to data scrape? https://li-public.fmcsa.dot.gov/LIVIEW/pkg_carrquery.prc_carrlist I ...
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How do I scrape data on 'Awards/Recognitions' for a list of actors?

I'm doing a research project on a sample of actors/singers in Hollywood. The team has collected demographic data by hand on the 200 people we want in our dataset. I'm responsible for getting all of ...
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How to arrange web scraped data in a table using R?

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What kind of hypothesis testing in Python can be used to validate that 4 job titles are significantly different based on their skillset?

I have 4 job titles, for each of which I scraped hundreds of job descriptions and classified them by if they contain words related to a predefined list of skills. For each job description, I now have ...
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Extracting Public Page Posts from Facebook

I am a data science student working on my capstone research project. I am trying to collect posts from a number of public organization pages from facebook. I am looking at the graphs api and it does ...
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Is there a way to scrape tweets in realtime from a list of specified users? [closed]

I am trying to build a scraper that will run continuously and save the tweets from a list of users instantaneously or within seconds of the user tweeting it. It could save the tweet details to a ...
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how to scrape images from facebook group

I want to scrape images from several Facebook groups some of them are public and some or not I am new to web scraping but I tried to look for solutions with selenium or BeautifulSoup or scrappy but I ...
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How to Scrape Website Usage/User Data for a Website that Does Not Have an API [closed]

I am an aspiring Data Analyst and I was wondering how do I web scrape website usage/user data such as: total people who visited that website, total visitors per page, how long did each visitor stay ...
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Data extraction using crawlers

I have a rather simple data scraping task, but my knowledge of web scraping is limited. I have a excel file containing the names of 500 cities in a column, and I'd like to find their distance from a ...
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Suggestions for studying *Clickstream* data

I've essentially been handed a dataset of website access history and I'm trying to draw some conclusions from it. The data supplied gives me the web URL, the datetime for when it was accessed, an the ...
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Best way to store scraped web pages?

I'm going to scrape the HTML code from a large number of ULRs and store them on my computer, for machine learning purposes (basically, I'm going to use Python and PyTorch to train a neural network on ...
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Beautifulsoup iterating through scraped data

I have this html code that is repeating multiple times: ...
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Beautifulsoup find_all returns TypeError: list indices must be integers or slices, not str [closed]

This should have an easy solution but I can't understand how to avoid it. ...
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Python writing to Excel file: writerow() takes no keyword arguments

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Web scraping using Beatiful Soup

I have this code and I wanna extract holidays, petrol and temperature but I don't know where is the problem. I need your help as soon as possible, please. I want to add this extraction to my dataset ...
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looking for public dataset for stock market

I want to do some modelling and data visualization on historical stock data, including price, volume, financials, etc. Is there an public dataset available for stock price history? I looked at a few, ...
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Web Scraping: Multiple small files or one large file?

I plan to scrape some forums (Reddit, 4chan) for a research project. We will scrape the newest posts, every 10 minutes for around 3 months. I am wondering how best to store the JSON data from each ...
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Good database/plug-in to scrape for academic paper info?

I am trying to scrape the web to find information about a set of academic papers. Unfortunately, for many of the papers, I only have the author's name, a year, and part of a title. (For example, [...
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getting error while scrapping Amazon using Selenium and bs4

I'm working on a class project using BeautifulSoup and webdriver to scrap Disposable Diapers on amazon for the name of the item, price, reviews, rating. My goal is to have something like this where ...
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Use Python to Scape Data on website ends with aspx

https://blue.kingcounty.com/Assessor/eRealProperty/default.aspx This is the website I want to scrape. For example, I input 500 4TH AVE I just want to get Parcel Number and Lot size. I was trying ...
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Cyber crime - data set

I'm doing science project on my university to make an app, which uses AI to detect cyber crimes. I'm looking for sites to make my data set. Do you know any with ads like tobacco, alcohol, ...
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Scraping mixed elements and passing to SQL

I'm running webscrapes via python which are retrieving data from csv's hosted on the web. I'd like to pass the data into a MSSQL database. An issue I have is the mixed elements/data types in the csv....
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Can I download Twitter data via web scraping for research?

I want to do a sentiment analysis using twitter data. Was thinking about hardcoding a cURL script to download data, from a Google Cloud service (I'll run the data on a neural network on the server, to ...
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Turning Histogram values into Numerical format ( Excel-xslx, Pandas-DataFrame, etc.)

I am trying to do a correlation study about personality traits as described in Hofstede's :https://www.hofstede-insights.com/product/compare-countries/ . I would like to have the values described in ...
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How would one get the HTML structure of a web page as a numeric vector? [closed]

Suppose you want to cluster, or classify, web pages inside a domain. In the same domain similar web pages always have the same structure more or less. (think of every product page an e-commerce would ...
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Bootstrap Template for a Dash App

Where Can I find a Bootstrap Template for a Dash app? Are there implemented examples? I cannot find nothing about this. I am building a Dashboard with Dash/Plotly but I want to improve the style of ...
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Scraping financial web data

I recently started working as a data scientist and I am starting a web scraping and NLP project using Python. The idea is to create a program that searches for public information on the company's ...
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Web scrapping with beautifulSoup is done slowly

I have developed a web scrapping code in Python which takes data from Hattrick.org's matches and returns them in a table so it can be mined, determined likelihood of goals, etc. I have the difficult ...