Advanced Techniques in Web Intelligence -1
The term Web Intelligence is de?ned as a new line of scienti?c research and development,whichisusedtoexplorethefundamentalrolesandpractical- pactofArti?cialIntelligence togetherwithadvancedInformationTechnology and its e?ect on the future generations of Web-empowered products. These include systems, services, amongst other activities, all of which are carried out by the Web Intelligence Consortium (http://wi-consortium.org/). Web Intelligence was ?rst coined in the late 1999’s. From that time, many new algorithms,methods and techniques were developedand used extracting both knowledge and wisdom from the data originating from the Web. A number of initiatives have been adopted by the world communities in this areaofstudy.Theseincludebooks,conferenceseries,andjournals.Thislatest book encomposes a variaty of up to date state of the art approaches in Web Intelligence. Furthermore, it hightlights successful applications in this area of research within a practical context. The present book aims to introduce a selection of research applications in the area of Web Intelligence. We have selected a number of researchers around the world, all of which are experts in their respective research areas. Each chapter focuses on a speci?c topic in the ?eld of Web Intelligence. Furthermorethe bookconsistsofa numberofinnovativeproposalswhichwill contribute to the development of web science and technology for the lo- term future, rendering this collective work a valuable piece of knowledge. It was a great honour to have collaborated with this team of very talented experts. We also wish to express our grattitude to those who reviewed this book o?ering their constructive feedbacks.
Contains the latest research in the area of web intelligenceWitten by leading experts in this fieldState-of-the-Art book