Wikipedia Data Scraping with R: rvest in Action

Introduction

Wikipedia is a a free online encyclopedia, created and edited by volunteers around the world and hosted by the Wikimedia Foundation, currently having more than 5+ million articles in English. Today, I will work on the data exercise of wikipedia data scraping using rvest, β€œa new package that makes it easy to scrape (or harvest) data from html web pages…

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