Journal of Digital Information Management

Articles from Vol. 5, No. 5, October

A Comparative Study on Key Phrase Extraction Methods in Automatic Web Site Summarization
ABSTRACT: Web Site Summarization is the process of automatically generating a concise and informative summary for a given Web site. It has gained more and more attention in recent years as effective summarization could lead to enhanced Web information...
Guest Editorial
The amount of available information on the Web is continuously increasing. Web search techniques were initially based on the analysis of the Web structure, as well as the documents' textual content. Recent applications, such as the retrieval from blogs,...
Information vs. Robustness in Rank Aggregation: Models, Algorithms and a Statistical Framework for Evaluation
ABSTRACT: The rank aggregation problem has been studied extensively in recent years with a focus on how to combine several different rankers to obtain a consensus aggregate ranker. We study the rank aggregation problem from a different perspective:...
Personalized Searching by Learning Wordnet-Based User Profiles
ABSTRACT: The amount of information available on the Web and in Digital Libraries is increasing over time. In this context, the role of user modeling and personalized information access is becoming crucial: Users need a personalized support in sifting...
Pre-Processing and Path Normalization of a Web Graph Used a Social Network
ABSTRACT: Many efforts have been made for compression of web graphs. Most of these methods are suitable for search engines and are centered around encoding links and URLs efficiently. The purpose is to handle a large set of web pages in the main memory...
Social Search with Missing Data: Which Ranking Algorithm
ABSTRACT: Online social networking tools are extremely popular, but can miss potential discoveries latent in the social 'fabric'. Matchmaking services which can do naive profile matching with old database technology are too brittle in the absence of...
The Infocious Web Search Engine: Improving Web Searching through Linguistic Analysis
ABSTRACT: In this paper we present the Infocious Web search engine [23], which currently indexes more than 2 billion pages collected from the Web. The main goal of Infocious is to enhance the way that people find relevant information on the Web by...