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Programmer to write a (Java) code for website-crawling and data-mining

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Project Budget
$100 - $500 USD
Total Bids
11
Project Description

We are a stealth-mode startup in the space of comparison shopping, much like shopzilla, overstock, etc.

We are in need of a programmer to write a code for data-mining by crawling Walmart and Best Buy. The programmer can choose their own desired programming language (Java preferred).

Collecting data about the products that are sold on these sites.

Skills:

Required:

- Expert in data-mining

- Experience designing and implementing complex and scalable data mining processes to sort, merge, join and aggregate large amounts of data

- Strong programming skills (one or more of C/C++, java, perl, python with application to data mining)

- Strong experience with server-side programming

- Strong experience with information extraction from unstructured data (Phrase Extraction, Chunking, Named Entity extraction)

- Solid understanding of all components of a search engine

Desired:

- 2+ years of experience with large data set processing and data mining

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