Bookmarks for April 3rd through April 8th

These are my links for April 3rd through April 8th:

  • List of resources: Article text extraction from HTML documents | My tech blog. – Following up to my overview of article text extractors, I’ll try to compile a list of research papers, articles, web APIs, libraries and other software that I encountered during my research.
  • A Short History of Markov Chain Monte Carlo – We attempt to trace the history and development of Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) from its early inception in the late 1940’s through its use today. We see how the earlier stages of Monte Carlo (MC, not MCMC) research have led to the algorithms currently in use. More importantly, we see how
    the development of this methodology has not only changed our solutions to problems, but has changed
    the way we think about problems.
  • Scraper – Chrome Web Store – Scraper is a simple data mining extension for Google Chromeâ„¢ that is useful for online research when you need to quickly analyze data in spreadsheet form.To use it: highlight a part of the webpage you’d like to scrape, right-click and choose “Scrape similar…”. Anything that’s similar to what you highlighted will be rendered in a table ready for export, compatible with Google Docsâ„¢.

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