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Web scraping in R

Web scraping in R

Get into web scraping with R! – Drop in and get started!

Tidspunkt

11.11.2020 kl. 12.30 - 15.30

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DROP IN TO THIS 3-HOUR WORKSHOP AND GET STARTED WITH WEB SCRAPING IN R!

This workshop teaches how to use programming tools to get data from the web -either through using API's or scraping raw data.

The workshop will introduce working with data from the web. It covers how programming languages interact with the web and how they can be used for automated collection (scrapers).

THIS WORKSHOP WILL COVER:

  • Various data sources from the web (API's, raw web data, social media data)
  • Using programming language to collect data from the web (using Python examples)
  • Good practices and considerations when working with the web

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LOCATION

CALDISS – Fibigerstræde 5, room 37 – 9220 Aalborg Ø

INSTRUCTOR

Kristian Gade Kjelmann (CALDISS general manager)

The workshop will be held in Danish or English dependent on the participants.

PREREQUISITES

Basic R

REQUIREMENTS

Own laptop or MacBook.

PARTICIPANTS

Students and staff associated with the Faculty of Social Sciences at AAU.