Web Scraping Techniques for Auto-Generating Relevant Data
The process of extracting data from unstructured online layout is known as web scraping. Most of the data based research companies target web content, web usage and web structure. Thereby, the extracted data provides help in pricing analysis. Business intelligence, competitive analysis, retrieving static & dynamic content, semantic research and accurate data collection illustrate how effective and beneficial is web scraping process. Manually copying and pasting, Unix’ text grepping, HTTP programming, HTML parser, Document Object Model (DOM) parsing, Software for web-scraping, Web-page analyzers using vision of computer, Capturing semantic annotation and Vertical aggregation platforms are the most popular scraping techniques. All orient extraction of data but using different methodology, like using UNIX grepping, socket programming, software and so on.