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Web Scraping and Mining Unstructured Data with MATLAB

Posted by Loren Shure,

A lot of information is shared on the web and a lot of people are interested in taking advantage of it. It can be used to enrich the existing data, for example. However, information is buries in HTML tags and it is not easy to extract useful information. Today's guest blogger, Toshi Takeuchi shows us how he uses MATLAB for web scraping to harvest useful data from the web and then uses fuzzy string match to enrich existing data.... read more >>

How Many Digits to Write? 23

Posted by Loren Shure,

Recently, my colleague Rob Comer and I were talking about how to write out a number, in decimal, so that if it were read back into MATLAB, would retain its full precision. The question is how many digits to write out. ... read more >>

Finding Strings 24

Posted by Loren Shure,

Over the years, MATLAB has become a friendlier environment for working with character information. MATLAB has a rich set of text handling functions, ranging from the simple, to the all-powerful regexp functionality (covered here). I'm going to cover a few of... read more >>