A New Approach to Web Mining: A Search Engine Offering Result of No Assumption

  • Norio Ishii Aichi Kiwami College of Nursing
  • Yuri Suzuki Chubu University
  • Makoto Ito Meitetsu Information System Co., Ltd.
  • Takashi Hara Snapshot Inc.
Keywords: serendipity, web mining, web navigation, Wikipedia


Recently, rapid development in information and communications technology has led to explosive growth in the amount of available information, including substantial volume of data on the Web. One step toward managing and making use of this explosion of information is to enhance search technologies so that they can easily retrieve the necessary data. To this end, numerous studies are already underway, focused on Web navigation, Web mining, and related fields; however, due to the massive amount of information available on the Web, the precision of Web mining is not yet very high. In this study, we propose a method for providing multifaceted search results and effective Web mining by not only using keywords but also leveraging relationships that include information contained within a resource.


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Technical Papers (Advanced Applied Informatics)