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Predicting clicks in mobile advertising: An experiment

Introduction  Advertising is a multi-billion dollar industry that acts as a bridge between companies and their customers. While most people are conscious of the ads around them, they likely underestimate the power of those ads and the influence of advertising in general. Research suggests that simply making someone aware of products, events, and brands increases […]

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Posts within category: Web Scraping

Scraping Rotten Tomatoes to Increase Movie Profits
INTRO Rotten Tomatoes has become one of the most influential sites for consumers when deciding which movie they...
Posted on February 21, 2018
Web-scraping reddit: Analyzing user behavior and top content from a marketing perspective
Introduction What is reddit? Some use it as an easily-accessible repository for cat pictures. Others use its news...
Mitchell Hung
Posted on February 21, 2018
Analyzing trends in the video Gaming Industry
Motivation: Within the last decade we have seen major shifts in the way games are dispensed to consumers....
Posted on February 21, 2018
Scraping Sephora and a Flask Querying Application
Photo by Eric Wüstenhagen Introduction For my scraping project, I decided to scrape product reviews from Sephora's website....
Ansel Andro Santos
Posted on February 20, 2018
Laptops market on BestBuy
You may have a bad time to buy a laptop. But did you ever think maybe laptop makers...
Posted on February 19, 2018
What are the most under-rated hiking destinations?
Project Goal: Using data collected from the web, apply exploratory data analysis to find hiking destinations that are...
Posted on February 19, 2018
Some Simple Observations of Used Cars on U.S. Market
This project aims to survey and observe some simple but interesting patterns based on the data collected for...
Posted on February 19, 2018
Find the best German Health Insurance Company
Introduction  Germany has 110 different statutory health insurance companies with different premium rates and different services features. Finding...
Posted on February 19, 2018
Beer Reviews: An Analysis
  For the web-scraping assignment I chose to indulge a hobby of mine: craft beers.  I'm a beer...
Posted on February 19, 2018
Dubai International Airport Flights Analysis - Kayak.com Scraping project
Dubai International Airport is the busiest airport of the year! Is it a blessing or a curse? As...
Fatima Hamdan
Posted on February 19, 2018
Scraping Airbnb: Manhattan Listings
1.   Overview Airbnb is a global apartment rental hub for renting one's personal home or room to another...
Posted on February 19, 2018
Cost of Living Estimator
Introduction As someone who has lived in three different cities over the past five years, I know firsthand...
Raj Tiwari
Posted on February 18, 2018
Nike Air Jordan vs. Adidas Yeezy: Why do some sneakers sell more than others?
1. Introduction and the Business Problem In the sneaker world, the two big names "Nike" and "Adidas" are...
Posted on February 18, 2018
Web Scraping Yelp to Explore Bars/Pubs in NY
Bars of NY Analyzing the Bars and Pubs of New York reviewed in Yelp to have a better...
Sal Lascano
Posted on February 18, 2018
A Feature Analysis of Brooklyn Apartments
Introduction Shelter is one of the most basic necessities for all humans. For those of us in a...
Posted on February 18, 2018
Factors affecting drug reviews on WebMD
  For this web scraping project, the user reviews of three drugs were scraped from the website WebMD and...
Posted on February 18, 2018
Web Scraping USAID for non-country-specific Recipients
Introduction This post is about the second of the four projects we are supposed to deliver at the NYC...
Lakshmi Prabha Sudharsanom
Posted on February 17, 2018
Scraping SeekingAlpha: Are Analyst-recommended Stocks Really Outperforming?
  Introduction As a stock investor, I've always wondered if relying on research conducted by stock analysts and...
Posted on February 17, 2018
New York City Weather and Vehicle Collision Data Analysis
This work is a continuation of the previous work of New York City motor vehicle collision data visualization....
Hua Yang
Posted on February 17, 2018