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Web Intelligence (WI) Research Challenges and Trends in the New Information Age

  • Y. Y. Yao
  • Ning Zhong
  • Jiming Liu
  • Setsuo Ohsuga
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2198)

Abstract

This paper is about a new research field called Web Intelligence (WI for short). We try to explain the needs for coining the term as a sub-discipline of computer science for systematic studies on advanced Web related theories and technologies, as well as the design and implementation of Intelligent Web Information Systems (IWIS). Background information and related topics are discussed in an attempt to demonstrate why we consider WI to be a subject worthy of study and, at the same time, to establish a starting point for the further development of WI.

Keywords

Digital Library Intelligent Agent Customer Relationship Management Business Intelligence Semistructured Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Y. Yao
    • 1
  • Ning Zhong
    • 2
  • Jiming Liu
    • 3
  • Setsuo Ohsuga
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceUniversity of ReginaReginaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Information EngineeringMaebashi Institute of TechnologyJapan
  3. 3.Department of Computer ScienceHong Kong Baptist UniversityHong Kong
  4. 4.Department of Information and Computer ScienceWaseda UniversityJapan

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