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Web Intelligence: Research and Development

Volume 2198 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 125-130

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Emerging Topic Tracking System

  • Khoo Khyou BunAffiliated withDept. of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Tokyo
  • , Mitsuru IshizukaAffiliated withDept. of Information and Communication Engineering, The University of Tokyo

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Abstract

Due to its open characteristic,the Web is being posted with vast amount of new information dynamically. Consequently,at any time, there will be hot issues emerge in any information area which may interest the users. However,it is not practical for users to browse the Web all the time for the updates. Thus,w e need this Emerging Topic Tracking System (ETTS) as an information agent,to detect the changes in the information area of our interest and generate a summary from the changes back to us from time to time. This summary of changes will be the latest most discussed issues and it may reveal an emerging topic.