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SimiLay: A Developing Web Page Layout Based Visual Similarity Search Engine

  • Ahmet Selman Bozkır
  • Ebru Akçapınar Sezer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8556)

Abstract

Web page visual similarity has been a trend topic in last decade. Furthermore, effective methods and approaches are crucial for phishing detection and related issues. In this study, we aim to develop a search engine for web page visual similarity and propose a novel method for capturing and calculating layout similarity of web pages. To achieve this, web page elements are classified and mapped with a novel technique. Furthermore, an extension of well known bag of features approach named spatial pyramid match has been employed via histogram intersection schema for capturing and measuring the partial and whole page layout similarity. Promising results demonstrate that spatial pyramid matching kernel can be used for this field.

Keywords

Web page visual similarity spatial pyramid match kernel bag of words 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ahmet Selman Bozkır
    • 1
  • Ebru Akçapınar Sezer
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science and Engineering DepartmentHacettepe UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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