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Alan James Salmoni
Works at Analytics SEO
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Lives in Reading
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Import CSV files in Python with multiple delimiters & text delimiters and handles embedded key characters within quotes. This is a module for the Salstat statistics program to allow people to import those awkward CSV files. And yes, it can handle multiple delimiters.
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Improvement to Salstat – great tables and charts for analysis
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MongoDB for a new search engine...
I've been having some fun recently using MongoDB (and its Python module, pymongo) which I'm planning to use for roistr the search engine. The stuff I need it for is fairly straightforward and I'm enjoying using it. My mac has...
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Let's make a new search engine
We've ad a lot of fun with Roistr's semantic relevance engine, but we have managed to figure out a number of technical problems to make it a viable search engine technology. What this means is that we're phasing out the purel...
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Latest news from Salstat's design and development
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Salstat's new ImportCSV module – writing a better CSV parser (multiple delimiters) with a GUI.
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Sure Mark – bug reports welcome! I tried it with some awkward data (multiple delimiters, quotes & delimiters within other quotes) and it seems to manage ok but the wider community will always be more thorough then me.
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Latest development for Salstat – easy statistics
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Release of Salstat delayed
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New release of Salstat
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Head of research and user experience
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  • Analytics SEO
    Head of Research & UX, 2012 - present
  • Perform Group Ltd
    Senior UX Designer, 2012 - 2012
  • Freelance
    UX researcher & designer, 2003 - 2012
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Cardiff - Bristol - London - Wellington - Manila - Oxford - Calamba - Nelson - Austin, TX
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Research Lead at Vondafone, AKA Mad Scientist. I'm happy to connect on LinkedIn with others too.

I get to play with some extremely cool stuff bringing natural language interfaces to a wider audience - ones that work that is. I also design, conduct user research, usability testing, analyse lots of data

Previous brief: freelance UX designer and researcher specialising in information architecture and interaction design. Past UX experience includes: Economist Group, Ford, Land Rover, Westpac Bank, John Wiley & Sons publishers, Wunderman and Qinetiq among others. Ph.D. in human-computer interaction (search engine usability), lots of data analysis & research methods skills. Contact me on @salmoni
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Am happily married with a wonderful wife and a pretty daughter
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  • Cardiff University
    Ph.D. Human-computer interaction, 1999 - 2004
  • University of Bristol
    BSc (Hons) Experimental Psychology, 1996 - 199
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