Learning user preferences on the WEB

  • François Jacquenet
  • Patrice Brenot
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1394)


We present a new tool called INDWEB, based on Inductive Logic Programming, that can learn some concepts that characterized interesting pages for a user or a group of users with respect to a set of criteria on these pages but also on these users or group of users.


Inductive Logic Programming WEB Information Retrieval 


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • François Jacquenet
    • 1
  • Patrice Brenot
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculté des Sciences MirandeLIRSIADijonFrance

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