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  • Posted: Sun, Dec 05, 2010
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We're looking for a person to help with running scripts to extract text from html files,
then converting the text to a format that is suitable for our needs. Large volumes of text
need to be prepared (billions of words). The approach is to run the input data through
a series of conversion steps with defined locations for human assistance. We do not want the input text loaded into a word processor and edited by hand. That doesn't scale, and is not repeatable. We're looking for someone that is strong in python, perl, C scripting and have extensive linux experience. A plus if your english skills are strong.

Preparing text in a format that is "suitable" amounts to three aspects.

1. Normalization of the text. This includes converting unicode
characters to plain ASCII, sending all text to a single case
(lowercase or uppercase), and removing the majority of punctuation.
Also important is to transform dates and numbers and times and so
forth to mimic how people would tend t...

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Desired Skills
HTML, PHP, Perl, Python, C Shell
Job ID: 22165931
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 Poland  |  
PHP, Python and ObjC programmer for over 4 years. Employed as senior php developer. Interested in operating systems, mostly unix ones.
2
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 0.0   |  $0 Earnings   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 22325077  |  Submitted: Dec 19, 2010 09:52 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 United States  |  
My name is Andrew M., and I am an experienced Perl programmer as well as Website Developer. I enjoy working with and learning constantly about...
1
  |  
 5.0   |  $22 Earnings   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 22319677  |  Submitted: Dec 18, 2010 12:28 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 India  |  
* Software professional with more than 10 years of experience in software development. Experience spans development, design and management of...
Skills: Python
1
  |  
 4.9   |  $1,455 Earnings   |  1 Jobs
Bid ID: 22310207  |  Submitted: Dec 17, 2010 10:49 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 United States  |  
I have 15 years experience in the software industry. Most of that time was spent designing and maintaining software build systems. A good deal of...
1
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 3.8   |  $88 Earnings   |  1 Jobs
Bid ID: 22303378  |  Submitted: Dec 16, 2010 20:59 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 Brazil
Many years of experience in banking and retail automation areas, in DOS, Windows, OS/2 and Linux. Many years of TCP/IP programming using the...
1
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 0.0   |  $0 Earnings   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 22285318  |  Submitted: Dec 15, 2010 11:31 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 Russia  |  
2 years experience in Linux programming, mostly C, Python. 3 years experience works with tcp/ip networks. 4 years linux administrator.
Skills: Linux, TCP/IP
2
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 5.0   |  $33 Earnings   |  1 Jobs
Bid ID: 22276887  |  Submitted: Dec 14, 2010 19:40 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 Canada  |  
My name is Vadim Gubergrits. I am a programmer specializing in Python, Linux, and Web technologies HTML, CSS and Javascript.
1
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 0.0   |  $0 Earnings   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 22265915  |  Submitted: Dec 14, 2010 01:25 ET 
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 United States  |  
I have 12 Years of IT experience. I am a strong Perl Programmer. I have an MS in Computer Science. I have years of practice in Software...
1
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 0.0   |  $0 Earnings   |  0 Jobs
Bid ID: 22261192  |  Submitted: Dec 13, 2010 16:11 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 Pakistan  |  
I want to make this world a better place by helping develop great software solutions. In that pursuit, towards the end, I want to be known as the...
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 5.0   |  Private   |  6 Jobs
Bid ID: 22203640  |  Submitted: Dec 8, 2010 10:52 ET 
Proposal SEALED

 Brazil  |  
My prefered programming language is Python and I use *NIX based operating systems only. I can solve almost any problem involving Python and SQL...
Skills: Linux, Python, XHTML
1
  |  
 5.0   |  $55 Earnings   |  1 Jobs
Bid ID: 22166923  |  Submitted: Dec 5, 2010 21:24 ET 
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 United States  |  
6+ years of software development experience in Java/Android, C/C++, Perl, Python, Django/Web2py and Google App Engine. I also have Machine...
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 4.5   |  Private   |  9 Jobs
Bid ID: 22166473  |  Submitted: Dec 5, 2010 19:46 ET 
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