B656: Web Mining
Machine learning techniques to mine the Web and other information networks, social networks, and social media. Crawling, indexing, ranking and filtering algorithms using content and link analysis. Applications to search, classification, recommendation, and Web intelligence. Group project on one of the topics covered in class.
Semester(s) Offered: Spring
Instructor: Fillippo Menczer - email@example.com
Other Contact(s): Filippo Menczer - firstname.lastname@example.org
Algebra Required?: Basic.
Day(s) per week offered: Two.
Books used: Web Data Mining: Exploring Hyperlinks, Contents, and Usage Data by Bing Liu, Springer, 2007.
Formal Computing Lab?: No
Exams: Class presentation, discussion, and a final project
Keywords: Crawling, test classification, clustering, ranking, indexing, search, information diffusion
Comments: Programming is expected in this class. There is flexibility as to which language is used.