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Author Jianwei Zhang ♦ Ishikawa, Y. ♦ Kitagawa, H.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Computer science ♦ Knowledge engineering ♦ Web pages ♦ Web mining ♦ Cities and towns ♦ Systems engineering and theory ♦ Data mining ♦ Web sites ♦ Information analysis ♦ Global Positioning System
Abstract Recently, Web mining that tries to find useful knowledge from the vast amount of Web pages has attracted a lot of research interests. Besides, it is becoming an essential task to provide Web pages related to a user-specified geographic area. In this paper, we propose an approach to extract spatial information hubs from the Web. A spatial information hub is a Web page which is related to a specified geographic area and has much local information and/or many hyperlinks to local Web pages. In the traditional approach of Web link analysis, the importance and quality of pages are judged only by their contents and hyperlink structures. However, we take their geographic localities into consideration. In our approach, we first extract geographic information from Web pages to create spatial nodes and spatial links, then conduct a link analysis based on the extended link structures. We also show our approach works well based on the experiments
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tsukuba Univ., Ibaraki (Jianwei Zhang; Ishikawa, Y.; Kitagawa, H.)
ISBN 0769524141
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-04-08
Publisher Place Japan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 265.82 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 17
Ending Page 22

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library