Re: Robots

From: Chris Roadknight (roadknic@drake.bt.co.uk)
Date: Tue, Dec 08 1998


From: Chris Roadknight <roadknic@drake.bt.co.uk>
To: www-wca <www-wca@w3.org>, Jim Pitkow <pitkow@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 1998 09:28:59 -0000
Message-ID: <01be228d$2f9c7b30$2c819284@buccaneer.drake.bt.co.uk>
Subject: Re: Robots


>One thing we may find value in is to create a list of known robots using
automatic detecting >algorithms as part of the automatic recharacterization
process and publish the list off  the >WCA pages.

Given a training set of known robot statistics it shouldn't be difficult to
derive a rule based
system for detection.  Has this not already been done somewhere?

Chris Roadknight
BT Research