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Do you have a problem that could be solved by iterative optimization? With this excerpt from Programming Collective Intelligence, Toby Segaran explores the use of genetic algorithms to solve such prob...
Answered by adfm : Mar 10 2010 12:05 PM
Deployment and maintenance can be a major time suck. It seems like you already have a good idea of what's out there, but are looking for a path to the next level. I would suggest finding a decent ... full answer >
Tagging follows tokenization in the typical natural language processing pipeline. In this excerpt from Natural Language Processing with Python the authors introduce a part-of-speech tagger. The exampl...
Answered by paulbarry : Feb 19 2010 01:22 PM
My understanding is that HL7 v3.0 is XML-based, so you could start with a simple XML parser and see how you get on? Here is one for Python 3 that claims to be easy to use. It's as good a start a... full answer >
If you're creating a search engine you'll need a way to collect documents. In this excerpt from Tony Segaran's Programming Collective Intelligence the author shows you how to set up a simple web crawl...
Answered by adfm : Feb 05 2010 10:50 AM
If you are interested in comparing how others have accomplished manipulating an Excel spreadsheet using each language, then I would refer you to this article about reading and writing Excel files with... full answer >