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[REBOL] Re: web mining

From: heg:poczta:onet:pl at: 14-Apr-2005 18:22

> http://www.rebol.org/cgi-bin/cgiwrap/rebol/view-script.r?script=webcrawler.r > > Is rebol good to do web mining? I have a site that does analysis for > > stocks > > and options. I want to automate the lookup and retrieval of the analysis > > and put it in a database or text file. Does anyone have a suggestion for > > this project? Thanks
IMHO, Rebol is an excellent choice provided that you don't need statistical computations to enchance your results. Simple parsing for string patterns can be easily done with 'parse. However, there is a problem with statistial analysis needed to implement such features as like keyword and phrase extraction or n-gram and HMM models simply becouse Rebol lacks proper functions and libraries (eg. chi-square tests). Cheers, PG -- << Pawe=B3 Gawro=F1ski *** [hegemon--sgh--waw--pl] >>