Web Documents Categorization Using Neural Networks

  • Renato Fernandes Corrêa
  • Teresa Bernarda Ludermir
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3316)


This paper shows, through experimental results, that artificial neural networks are good classifiers for the text categorization task. The paper compares the results of experiments on text categorization using Multilayer Perceptron, Self-organizing Maps, C4.5 decision tree and PART decision rules. The experiments were carried out with K1 collection of web documents.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Renato Fernandes Corrêa
    • 1
    • 2
  • Teresa Bernarda Ludermir
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic SchoolPernambuco UniversityRecifeBrazil
  2. 2.Center of InformaticsFederal University of PernambucoRecifeBrazil

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