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Advances in Mining the Web

Advances in Mining the Web

This video was recorded at 15th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), Paris 2009. The Web has changed our way of life and the Web 2.0 has changed our way of perceiving and using the Web. Data analysis is now required in a plethora of applications that aim to enrich the experience of people with the Web. We first discuss data mining for the social Web. We elaborate on social network analysis and focus on community mining, then go over to recommendation engines and personalization. We discuss the challenges that emerged through the shift from the traditional Web to Web 2.0. We then focus on two issues - the need to protect Web applications from manipulation and the need to make them adaptive towards change. We first discuss manipulations/attacks in... Show More


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