User’s Search Behavior Graph for Aiding Personalized Web Search

  • S. Sendhilkumar
  • T. V. Geetha
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4815)

Abstract

The www is a dynamic environment and it is difficult to capture the user preferences and interests without interfering with the normal activity of the user. Hence to improve user searching in the World Wide Web, we have proposed a personalized search system that supports user searches by learning about user preferences and by observing responses to prior search experiences aided by a new index called the User Conceptual Index (UCI). This paper models every user’s search behavior as a User’s Search Behavior (USB) Graph. The main focus of this paper is the analysis of the USB graph and the redesign of the UCI using the results arrived from the analysis.

Keywords

Personalization Web Search Web Information Retrieval User Conceptual Index User’s Search Behavior Graph 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sendhilkumar
    • 1
  • T. V. Geetha
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer Science & Engineering, College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai – 600 025India

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