Re: Robots

From: Jim Pitkow (pitkow@parc.xerox.com)
Date: Tue, Dec 08 1998


Date: Tue, 8 Dec 1998 12:14:50 PST
To: www-wca <www-wca@w3.org>
From: Jim Pitkow <pitkow@parc.xerox.com>
Message-Id: <98Dec8.121502pst."147481"@mailback.parc.xerox.com>
Subject: Re: Robots

At 01:28 AM 12/8/98 , Chris Roadknight wrote:
>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?

More or less, the problem is that robot behavior varies from site to site,
so automating this process across a representative sample of sites may take
a bit of doing.