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Six Degrees of Harry Potter – Using Talis Aspire ‘ISBN’ API

July 23, 2010

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Code: http://github.com/benosteen/SixDegreesOfHarryPotter Requires: Talis Aspire ‘ISBN’ API (http://prototype.talisaspire.com/isbn/) (see http://twitter.com/robotrobot/status/19282383847) A Redis instance running on localhost with the relevant redis-py python library installed. (Scripts only use basic set and value operations.) To Run: python prep_bottom_up.py This will: - parse and run through the OpenLibrary json reponse for ‘books by J K Rowling’, and push the […]

Six degrees of Harry Potter – the first steps…

July 23, 2010

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Idea: All researchers cannot resist the charms of J K Rowling’s Harry Potter; any academic book loan is no more than 6 degrees separated from a Harry Potter book loan. On the surface, this may seem like a frivolous aim, but the fundamental techniques and APIs used will show patterns and possibilities that have a […]

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