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Multidimensional User Data Model for Web Personalization

Multidimensional User Data Model for Web Personalization

user. For data retrieval, the user submits a search query to the search engine and manually picks the relevant links from list provided by the search engine. Usually search results are not tailored to the need of the particular user, but ordered based on many other factors that may not be relevant to the particular user. As a result, the user will have to browse through many pages to locate the relevant contents, even if it is present in the search results. Much research is going on to reduce the burden of the user by refining the search results according to the user needs. These systems are however not very efficient as they make a user data model based on the information obtained from how the users use their system. Currently personalization is used in many systems to a great extent. But the data model is separate and divided for each system. So Facebook profile of the user will be concentrating on the friendship details, Linked-in profile will be ba datased on the professional interests and so on. Mobasher et. al. has presented a personalization model integrating user transactions and page views [5].Our aim is to build a complete integrated and united profile portraying the diverse interests of the user which can be used in all variety of applications.
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Efficient Approach for Web Search Personalization in User Behavior Supported Web Server Log Files Using Web Usage Mining

Efficient Approach for Web Search Personalization in User Behavior Supported Web Server Log Files Using Web Usage Mining

Some researchers concentrate on the use of ontologies for customized web search. Hyperlink-based approaches have conjointly been used in literature. Some web search personalization analysis aims to enhance the initial page ranking algorithm. Some techniques use express feedback from a user concerning their preferences and interests [5, 17, and 18]. Some strategies area unit supported mapping a user question into a group of classes that represents user‟s search intention [2]. Several of the papers concentrate on personalization services for one web site. We propose architecture for web search personalization using net usage mining while not user‟s express feedback. It uses efficient data cleanup algorithm using java regular expressions, totally different approach for sessionization and efficient proposed consecutive access pattern mining algorithm. It recommends sites from one or a lot of websites counting on URLs in previous sessions, for a specific user.
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INCORPORATION OF NEGOTIATION PROCESS INTO AN E COMMERCE PLATFORM TO INCREASE SALES

INCORPORATION OF NEGOTIATION PROCESS INTO AN E COMMERCE PLATFORM TO INCREASE SALES

The increase in information resources on the World Wide Web allows users to find the information they need and navigate through multiple sites on the web. Because the web is huge and complex, users often unable to reach the lookout page when surfing the web. Web personalization is one of the potential conducts to solve this problem by leveraging the knowledge gained from the analysis of users accessing activities in the web usage logs to adapt the content and structure of the website to our needs. The existing approach focuses more on building user profiles that rely on web pages or documents that affect the effectiveness of web personalization. In this paper, we propose a web usage association (WUA) learning methods based on log usage association learning and personalized cluster mining technique for effective web personalization. The proposed method classifies the data using "frequent pattern mining (FPM)" and "Multi-Stage Association Rules (MAR) for the user's interest in navigation sites and personalization, and the chronic relationship of web usage using hierarchical methods and clustering. The Experimental evaluation has shown that the proposed approach has achieved effective personalization precision measurements for user interest and can be used in real-time personalization systems to minimize the storage cost and provide the provisioning for resources personalization in real time systems.
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Reexamination on Potential for Personalization in Web Search

Reexamination on Potential for Personalization in Web Search

In order to solve this problem, personalized search is proposed, which is a typical strategy of utilizing individual user information. Pitkow et al. (2002) describe personalized search as the contextual computing approach which fo- cuses on understanding the information con- sumption patterns of each user, the various information foraging strategies and applica- tions they employ, and the nature of the infor- mation itself. After that, personalized search has gradually developed into one of the hot topics in information retrieval. As for various personalization models proposed recently, Dou et al. (2007), however, reveal that they actually harms the results for certain queries while im- proving others. This result based on a large- scale experiment challenges not only the cur- rent personalization methods but also the mo- tivation to improve web search by the persona- lized strategies.
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A Personalization Recommendation Method Based on Deep Web Data Query

A Personalization Recommendation Method Based on Deep Web Data Query

Abstract— Deep Web is becoming a hot research topic in the area of database. Most of the existing researches mainly focus on Deep Web data integration technology. Deep Web data integration can partly satisfy people's needs of Deep Web information search, but it cannot learn users’ interest, and people search the same content online repeatedly would cause much unnecessary waste. According to this kind of demand, this paper introduced personalization recommendation to the Deep Web data query, proposed a user interest model based on fine-grained management of structured data and a similarity matching algorithm based on attribute eigenvector in allusion to personalization recommendation. Secondly, As for Deep Web information crawl, a crawl technology based on the tree structure is presented, with the traversal method of tree to solve the information crawl problems in the personalization service distributed in various web databases. Finally, developed a prototype recommendation system based on recruitment information, verified the efficiency and effectiveness of the personalization recommendation and the coverage and cost of Deep Web crawl through the experiment.
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Web Personalization Using Web Mining

Web Personalization Using Web Mining

The Web personalization process include (a) The collection of Web data, (b) The modeling and categorization of these data (preprocessing phase), (c) The analysis of the collected data, and (d) The determination of the actions that should be performed. When a user sends a query to a search engine, the search engine returns the URLs of documents matching all or one of the terms, depending on both the query operator and the algorithm used by the search engine. Ranking is the process of ordering the returned documents in decreasing order of relevance, that is, so that the “best” answers are on the top. When the user enters the query ,the query is first analyzed .The Query is given as input to the semantic search algorithm for separation of nouns ,verbs, adjectives and negations and assigning weights (3,2,1,-1) respectively. The processed data is then given to the personalized URL Rank algorithm for personalizing the results according to the user domain, interest and need. The sorted results are those results in which the user is interested. The personalization can be enhanced by categorizing the results according to the types.
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A data mining model to capture user web navigation patterns

A data mining model to capture user web navigation patterns

In (Chen et al., 1998; Wu et al., 1998) the log data is converted into a tree, from which is inferred a set of maximal forw ard references. The maximal forw ard references are then processed by existing association rules techniques. Two algorithm s are given to mine for the rules, which in this context consist of large itemsets (see Section 2.2.2) with the additional restriction that references must be consecutive in a transaction. In our opinion the procedure used to build the maximal forward references tends to over evaluate the links close to the root of the resulting traversal tree. For exam ple, a link from the root to one of its child nodes will appear in all forw ard references passing through that child, enlarging its support, while this link may have only been traversed once. In (Yan et al., 1996) a method is proposed to classify web site visitors according to their access patterns. Each user session is stored in a vector that contains the num ber of visits to each page, and an algorithm is given to find clusters o f sim ilar vectors. The clusters obtained with this method do not take into account the order in which the page visits took place.
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Ontology Generation from Session Data for Web Personalization

Ontology Generation from Session Data for Web Personalization

Here the Model will create a User Interested Page Ontology (UIPO) [2] [7] [8], it will be created by assigning weights and ranking the user interest by count the number of occurrence of each item which was collected from the web logs in a session for all users, from the UIPO it personalize the interested pages to the web users in their future access. The study of the users' access pattern extracted from the web log files may help the web designer to understand the user behavior, find out the interested object of the website, to find out users ‘ problems and rearrange the structure and design of the web site based upon it.
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Web Mining for Web Personalization

Web Mining for Web Personalization

Log analysis tools (also called traffic analysis tools) take as input raw Web data and process them in order to extract statistical information. Such information includes statistics for the site activity (such as total number of visits, average number of hits, successful/failed/redirected/cached hits, average view time, and average length of a path through a site), diagnostic statistics (such as server errors, and page not found errors), server statistics (such as top pages visited, entry/exit pages, and single access pages), referrers statistics (such as top referring sites, search engines, and keywords), user demographics (such as top geographical location, and most active countries/cities/organizations), client statistics (visitor’s Web browser, operating system, and cookies), and so on. Some tools also perform click stream analysis, which refers to identifying paths through the site followed by individual visitors by grouping together consecutive hits from the same IP, or include limited low-level error analysis, such as detecting unauthorized entry points or finding the most common invalid URL. These statistics are usually output to reports and can also be displayed as diagrams.
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Proposal of a Personalized Web Search Framework for Query Personalization and User Specified Privacy Requirements

Proposal of a Personalized Web Search Framework for Query Personalization and User Specified Privacy Requirements

One hundred users, one hundred needs. As more and more topics are being discussed on the web and our vocabulary remains relatively stable, it is increasingly difficult to let the search engine know what we want. Coping with ambiguous queries has long been an important part of the research on Information Retrieval, but still remains a challenging task. Personalized search has recently got significant attention in addressing this challenge in the web search community, based on the premise that a user's general preference may help the search engine disambiguate the true intention of a query. However, studies have shown that users are reluctant to provide any explicit input on their personal preference. In this paper, we study how a search engine can learn a user's preference automatically based on her past click history and how it can use the user preference to personalize search results. Our experiments show that users' preferences can be learned accurately even from little click-history data and personalized search based on user preference yields significant improvements over the best existing ranking mechanism in the literature.
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A Survey on Web Personalization of Web Usage Mining

A Survey on Web Personalization of Web Usage Mining

In web usage mining, association rules are used to discover pages that are visited together quite often. Knowledge of these associations can be used either in marketing and business or as guidelines to web designers for (re)structuring web sites. Transactions for mining association rules differ from those in market basket analysis as they cannot be represented as easily as in MBA (items bought together). Association rules are mined from user sessions containing remote host, user id, and a set of URL’s. As a result of mining for association rules we can get, for example, the rule: X, Y → Z (c=85%, s=1%). This means that visitors who viewed pages X and Y also viewed page Z in 85 % (confidence) of cases, and that this combination makes up 1% of all transactions in preprocessed logs. In [Cooley et al., 1999] a distinction is made between association rules based on a type of pages appearing in association rules. They identify Auxiliary- Content Transactions and Content-only transactions. The second one is far more meaningful as association rules are found only among pages that contain data important to visitors.
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Web Personalization Systems and Web Usage Mining: A Review

Web Personalization Systems and Web Usage Mining: A Review

with log files intentional browsing data from client side like “add to my favorites”, “copy” is also added for efficient web usage mining [47]. Client side data are collected from the hosts who visit the Web site. One of the most common techniques for acquiring client side data is to dispatch a remote agent, implemented in Java or JavaScript [8]. These agents are embedded within the web pages generally by using Java applets or JavaScript. However, this approach has its own problems, such as data collecting agents may degrade the system performance on client side. Furthermore, these methods require co-operation of users, who may not allow an agent running on their side. Web users often activate security mechanisms that restrict the use of such agents without user's permissions. Since this approach may easily be misused to compromise user's security and privacy, hence it is difficult for users to accept it.
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An Approach to Cluster Web Pages for          Personalization of Web Search

An Approach to Cluster Web Pages for Personalization of Web Search

In this section, we provide an overview of the proposed system for web search system. We have used middleware- based approach to implement our system. The proposed approach accepts user’s query by specialized web interface. After this, the middleware forwards this query to the search engine via the search engine API and a fixed number of relevant web pages are retrieved. The retrieved web pages are then preprocessed by computing TF/IDF which includes stemming, stop word removal, noun phrase identification, and inverted index computation. After this is done, the web pages named entities and web related information is extracted. The data extracted on the preprocessing step is then used to generate entity- relationship graph, this graph is used by clustering algorithm along with TF/IDF values and model parameters. The clustering algorithm disambiguates the set of (K) web pages. The output generated from this algorithm is a set of
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An Accomplishment of Web Personalization
                      Using Web Mining Techniqu

An Accomplishment of Web Personalization Using Web Mining Techniqu

This paper has attempted to cover most of the activities of the rapidly growing area of Web usage mining. The proposed frame work “Online Miner “seems to work well for developing prediction models to analyze the web traffic volume. However ,Web usage mining raises some hard scientific questions that must answered before robust tools can be developed. Web usage patterns and data mining will be the basis for a great deal in future research.. Future research will also incorporate data mining algorithms to improve knowledge discovery. The development and application of Web mining techniques in the context of Web content, usage, and structure data will lead to tangible improvements in many Web applications, from search engines and Web agents to Web analytics and personalization. Future efforts, investigating architectures and algorithms that can exploit and enable a more effective integration and mining of content, usage, and structure data from different sources promise to lead to the next generation of intelligent Web applications.
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User profile Ontology for the Personalization approach

User profile Ontology for the Personalization approach

The classification, organization and structuring of profile data is a key element of personalization. Various studies have addressed this aspect without the cover as a whole. For example, P3P [2] standard for secure the profiles, allows to define classes that distinguish between demographic attributes, the professional attributes and the attributes of behavior. In [3], the authors propose a profile model for users of a digital library, consisting of five categories of information: personal data, collected data, delivery data, behavior data and the safety data. These attempts of structure are laudable but insufficient to cover the personalization domain. Moreover, they simply categorize profile information, but are extensible with difficulty.
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Overview of Multidimensional Data Model - OLAP

Overview of Multidimensional Data Model - OLAP

• MOLAP Servers: These servers directly support the multidimensional view of data through a multidimensional storage engine. This makes it possible to implement front-end multidimensional queries on the storage layer through direct mapping. Example is Essbaseserver (Arbor). Such an approach has the advantage of excellent indexing properties, but provides poor storage utilization, particularly when the data set is sparse. Many MOLAP servers adopt a 2-levelstorage representation to adapt to sparse data sets and use compression extensively. In the two-level storage representation, a set of one or two dimensional sub arrays that are likely to be dense are identified, through the use of design tools or by user input, and are represented in the array format. The traditional indexing structures used to index onto these smaller arrays. Many of the techniques that were devised for statistical databases appear to be relevant for MOLAP servers.
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Web Personalization Using Web Usage Mining

Web Personalization Using Web Usage Mining

� Distributed search system. When the data source is large enough that even the metadata can't be efficiently managed in a database system, we can choose distributed system. Distributed information retrieval system has no its own actual record database. It just indexes the interface of sub database system. When receiving a query from a user, main system will instantly obtain the records from sub databases through their search interfaces. The limitation of this system is that the number of sub databases can't be many, otherwise the search speed can't be ensured. A famous system is InfoBus system in Stanford digital library project [11].
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Extended Search Model Enhancing Personalization with Privacy Using User Identity

Extended Search Model Enhancing Personalization with Privacy Using User Identity

TABLE 2 is keeping User identification record in the form of snapfor unique identification of different users on client side. Web search log records data on the basis of user identity. Two users perform search on two different words “King fisher” and “mouse”.These words have more than one meaning. User1 wish to attain some information about Kingfisher flight and computer input device mouse while other User2 was searching for a bird named kingfisher and an animal mouse. Both users are using same machine for searching. Earlier standard transaction log was keeping records without distinction and therefore provide personalized result based on machine.
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Web Service Recommendation on Sparse Data History

Web Service Recommendation on Sparse Data History

Knowledge-based information gathering is based on the semantic concepts extracted from documents and queries. The similarity of documents to queries is determined by the matching level of their semantic concepts. Thus, concept representation and knowledge discovery are two typical issues and will be discussed in this section. Semantic concepts have various representations. In some models, concepts are represented by controlled lexicons defined in terminological ontologies, thesauruses, or dictionaries. A typical example is the synsets in WordNet, a terminological sparse[15]. The models using WordNet for semantic concept representation include [6,17,22] and [33]. The lexiconbased representation defines the semantic concepts in terms and lexicons that are easily understood by users and easily utilized by computational systems. However, though the lexicon-based concept representation was reported to improve information gathering performance in some works [28], it was also reported as degrading performance in some other works [17]. Another concept representation in Web information gathering systems is pattern-based representation, including [14]. In such representation, concepts can be discriminated from others only when the length of patterns representing concepts are adequately long. However, if the length is too long, the patterns extracted from Web documents would be of low frequency. As a result, they cannot substantially support the concept-based information gathering systems [19]. Many Web systems rely upon subject-based representation of semantic concepts for information gathering. Semantic concepts are represented by subjects that are defined in knowledge bases or taxonomies, including domain ontologies, digital library systems, and online categorization systems. Typical information gathering systems utilizing domain ontologies for concept representation include those developed by Lim et al. [24], by Navigli [51], and by Velardi et al. [11]. Also used for subject-based concept representation are the library systems, like Dewey Decimal Classification used by [15], Library of Congress Classification and Library of Congress Subject Headings by [16]. The online categorizations are also widely used by many information gathering systems for concept representation, including the Yahoo! categorization used by [18] and Open Directory Project1 used by [8,12]. However, the semantic relations associated with the concepts in these existing systems are specified as only super-class and sub-class. They have inadequate details and
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Website Personalization based on Link Analysis,          Navigational Patterns and Web Content

Website Personalization based on Link Analysis, Navigational Patterns and Web Content

In early, k-means algorithm was used to identify the recommendation set. A Markov model based approach is proposed by [8] which is applied for the learning extraction models. For semi-structured and structured documents various approaches can be used. In Multilevel Database approach hypertext documents are used as data repositories which contain lower level information in databases. At higher levels Meta data or generalization are extracted from lower levels [9] As lots of the information is available on web, management of meta data it becomes critical. Domains re used to define schema for these Meta data and can be used globally [10]. An incremental integration of a portion of the schema was done from each information source rather than relying on a global heterogeneous schema [11]. One more approach is also used Web Query System. Web based query systems or languages such SQL are used for this. W3QL combines structure queries combine’s structure queries and content queries base on the information retrieval techniques [12]. WebLog – a logic based query language for restricting extracts information from web information sources was designed to overcome drawbacks in heterogeneous environment [13]. Whereas ontologies are content theories about the classes of individuals, properties of individuals, and relations between individuals that are possible in a specified domain of knowledge [14].
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