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Construction of Web Community Directories by Mining Usage Data

  title={Construction of Web Community Directories by Mining Usage Data},
  author={Dimitrios Pierrakos and Georgios Paliouras and Christos Papatheodorou and Vangelis Karkaletsis and Marios D. Dikaiakos},
This paper introduces the concept of Web Community Directories, as a means of personalizing services on the Web, and presents a novel methodology for the construction of these directories by usage mining methods. The community models are extracted with the use of the Community Directory Miner, a simple cluster mining algorithm which has been extended to ascend a concept hierarchy, such as a Web directory, and specialize it to the needs of user communities. The construction of the communities is… 

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