Recent Question/Assignment

Written Projects: involve doing an in-depth study, survey, or evaluation of one or more topics related to Web Mining
A survey paper examining the use of specific data mining techniques in one or more application areas related to the Web;
A Survey paper is NOT a summary of several papers, you need to have your own input!!! Such as
Your opinion is for/against some author’s results.
Examples of Written Project
Ideas (Type I)
Web content mining: a study of various techniques to mine information and patterns from semi-structured such as text, or Web documents. Examples include the extraction of specific types of information from specific
sites, the use of XML and extraction of -meta-data- from Web pages, Web data warehousing, etc.
Web Usage Mining: application of data mining techniques to Web usage data (e.g., navigational patterns, demographic data, etc.) to discover useful knowledge (e.g, for e-commerce, user profiling, Web personalization, etc.).
Examples of Written Project
Ideas (cont.)
Web Data Warehousing: a detailed study of data warehouses and data marts, and their use, along with various data mining techniques for decision support and gaining business intelligence in e-commerce.
Recommender Systems and User Profiling: A comparative study of various techniques in data mining and collaborative filtering to learn user
profiles and predict future user behavior.
Web Data Mining for E-Commerce: a study of issues, techniques, and an evaluation of available tools to extract useful knowledge from e-commerce transaction data.
Web Information Agents: a study of the use of client-side (or sever-side) agents on the Web that assists users in filtering information and in browsing or searching tasks on the Web.
Finally submit your term report
10-12 pages in length, including references, tables,
Use the APA format, here is a guideline
General APA Guidelines
Your essay should be typed and double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5- x 11-), with 1- margins on all sides. You should use a clear font that is highly readable. APA recommends using 12 pt. Times New Roman font.
Include a page header (also known as the -running head-) at the top of every page. To create a page header/running head, insert page numbers flush right. Then type -TITLE OF YOUR PAPER- in the header flush left using all capital letters. The running head is a shortened version of your paper's title and cannot exceed 50 characters including spacing and punctuation.

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