In this part of the ‘Alpha Capture in Digital Commerce series’, we will explore the challenges of data acquisition in retail and discuss data science applications to solve these challenges.
## Adaptive Crawling
Adaptive crawling consists of 2 components:
## The elegant middleware: Smart proxy
Intelligence Node’s team of data scientists has worked on developing intelligent, automated strategies to overcome crawling challenges such as high costs, labor intensiveness, and low success rates.
* Builds a recipe for the target from the available strategies
* Tries to minimize it based on: