DAWN – A System for Context-Based Link Recommendation in Web Navigation

  • Sebastian Stober
  • Andreas Nürnberger
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4251)


In this paper, we present the system “DAWN” (direction anticipation in web navigation) that learns navigational patterns to help users navigating through the world wide web. We motivate the purpose of such a system and the approach taken and point out relations to other approaches. Further, we briefly outline the architecture of the system and focus on the prediction model and the algorithm for link recommendation. Evaluation on real-world data gave promising results.


Link Prediction Model Induction Navigational Pattern Navigational Path Candidate Page 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sebastian Stober
    • 1
  • Andreas Nürnberger
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Knowledge and Language Engineering, School of Computer ScienceOtto-von-Guericke-University MagdeburgMagdeburgGermany

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