Improving web search by categorization, clustering, and personalization
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This research combines Web snippet1 categorization, clustering and personalization techniques to recommend relevant results to users. RIB - Recommender Intelligent Browser which categorizes Web snippets using socially constructed Web directory such as the Open Directory Project (ODP) is to bedeveloped. By comparing the similarities between the semantics of each ODP category represented by the category-documents and the Web snippets, the Web snippets are organized into a hierarchy. Meanwhile, the Web snippets are clustered to boost the quality of the categorization. Based on an automatically formed user profile which takes into consideration desktop computer informationand concept drift, the proposed search strategy recommends relevant search results to users. This research also intends to verify text categorization, clustering, and feature selection algorithms in the context where only Web snippets are available.
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