Web Robots in Revolution

Jim Ault JimAultWins at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 13 10:27:16 EDT 2008


I suggest you start with Eric Chatonet's site and tutorials that cover a few
of the techniques you would likely use.

Jim Ault
Las Vegas


On 3/13/08 6:34 AM, "Gregory Lypny" <gregory.lypny at videotron.ca> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> 
> I'm working on a major research project that involves the analysis of
> hundreds of thousands of news releases.  I've used Revolution to build
> utility applications that will index news files that I've obtained
> from Factiva, but now I'd like to expand my news sources.  I'm hoping
> that you can advise me on the feasibility of building something in
> Revolution that would submit multiple queries (e.g., news for 2005
> having to do with patent rejections), extract the links to the hits,
> then run through them and grab the individual stories to catalogue
> them.  I can appreciate that it would have to be customized for each
> news site.  Any insights on the general approach would be most
> appreciated.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 
> Gregory Lypny
> 
> Associate Professor of Finance
> John Molson School of Business
> Concordia University
> Montreal, Canada
> 
> 
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