Web Mining and Social Networking: Techniques and Applications

Guandong Xu, Yanchun Zhang, Lin Li

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This book examines the techniques and applications involved in the Web Mining, Web Personalization and Recommendation and Web Community Analysis domains, including a detailed presentation of the principles, developed algorithms, and systems of the research in these areas. The applications of web mining, and the issue of how to incorporate web mining into web personalization and recommendation systems are also reviewed. Additionally, the volume explores web community mining and analysis to find the structural, organizational and temporal developments of web communities and reveal the societal sense of individuals or communities.

The volume will benefit both academic and industry communities interested in the techniques and applications of web search, web data management, web mining and web knowledge discovery, as well as web community and social network analysis.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media
Number of pages210
ISBN (Print)978-1-4419-7734-2
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4419-7735-9
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2011
SeriesWeb Information Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies Book Series


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