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News Scrapers

November 23, 2019

A handful of specific scraping scrapes for news and social media websites. Done mainly to collect data for word embedding models for use in the Neuroeconomics lab.

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Tags: NLP, Data Collection, Open Source

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Showdown.py

January 10, 2019

A Pokemon Showdown! client for Python 3.4 and 3.5. This was written to make it easier to write bots, interact with users, moderate chat rooms, and collect data. Takes advantages of Py3’s async features to allow multiple connections over websockets, maintain IO channels, and to integrate with existing IRC bots.

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Tags: Python, Data Collection, Web, Open Source

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Rock, Paper, Scissors, Fire, Water, Grass

January 1, 2019
Tags: Python, Data Collection, Game

For those unfamiliar with the finer details of competitive Pokemon, it’s basically just a fancy version of rock, paper, scissors. While RPS gives each player 3 options, a turn in pokemon consists of around 4-9 possibilities for each player. Each player then reveals his or her choice simultaneously, and the results of their actions play out. This makes it different than games like Tic Tac Toe, Chess, or Go where only one player is “in control” at a time, and instead more like a game of Poker where two players are forced to reveal their hands at the same time.

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