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This excellently written monograph provides – for the first time ever - a thorough introduction and systematic overview of all aspects of intelligent data processing on the Web. It presents both the current state of research as well as application aspects. All major topics related to Web Intelligence which can have impact on future directions and developments are presented in detail. This book will be a valuable source of reference for years to all research and development professionals interested in Web Intelligence. Students will also appreciate the numerous illustrations and examples.

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"The book deals with … problems of web distributed intelligence. This book is the first coherently written multi-author monograph on Web Intelligence (WI). It offers a thorough introduction and systematic overview of the new fields. … This monograph is recommended by the WIC as the first book on WI research. … The book is a valuable and lasting source of reference for researchers and developers interested in WI. Developers and students additionally appreciate numerous illustrations and examples." (Ing. Jaroslav Veselý, Neural Network World, Vol. 14 (6), 2004)

"The book studies both the intelligent method of Web use and the intelligent Web services and the Infrastructure. … This interesting book will be useful not only for Web theorists, scientists and pioneers, but it gives a comprehensive look at today’s research direction. From this viewpoint it can be interesting for many practitioners. … the book brings useful information also for scientists in many different fields, especially for robotics and design theories." (Tomas Brandejsky, Neural Network World, Vol. 13 (6), 2003)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783642079368
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Publication date: 12/16/2010
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2003
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 440
  • Product dimensions: 0.94 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Web Intelligence (WI): A New Paradigm for Developing the Wisdom Web and Social Network Intelligence.- I. Web Agents.- 2. Agent-Based Characterization of Web Regularities.- 3. Agent-Based Composite Services in DAML-S: the Behavior-Oriented Design of an Intelligent Semantic Web.- 4. Designing Scenarios for Social Agents.- 5. Using Agent Technology to Improve the Quality of Web-Based Education.- II. Web Mining and Farming.- 6. Discovering Business Intelligence Information by Comparing Company Web Sites.- 7. Discovery of Indirect Associations from Web Usage Data.- 8. Knowledge-Based Wrapper Induction for Intelligent Web Information Extraction.- 9. Web Log Mining.- III. Web Information Retrieval.- 10. Personalized and Focused Web Spiders.- 11. Exploiting the Web as Parallel Corpora for Cross-Language Information Retrieval.- IV. Web Knowledge Management.- 12. Knowledge Representation, Sharing, and Retrieval on the Web.- 13. On-To-Knowledge: Semantic Web-Enabled Knowledge Management.- 14. Ontology Learning Part One — on Discovering Taxonomic Relations from the Web.- V. Infrastructure for Web Intelligent Systems.- 15. Algorithmic Aspects of Web Intelligent Systems.- 16. Web Document Prefetching on the Internet.- VI. Social Network Intelligence.- 17. Social Networks: From the Web to Knowledge Management.- 18. A Ranking Algorithm Based on Graph Topology to Generate Reputation or Relevance.- 19. Communityware That Facilitates Knowledge Interactions.- 20. Social Intelligence Design for Web Intelligence.- Author Index.

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