Title

Conceptual Classfication of Web Pages using Bootstrapping and Co-training Strategies

Publication Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

2006

Abstract

Web page classification is conducted on Web sites from the same information omain to help organizing Web pages for better browsing or searching. In this paper, we develop a Web page classification method using bootstrapping and otraining strategies to classify Web pages from different Web sites of the same domain into a given set of categories. The two strategies allow us to use very limited user feedback for training classifiers for accurate classification. We used more than 100 conference Web sites in our experiments and showed that without much user labeled training data, our method could automatically assign correct category labels to Web pages. In particular, the co-training method was shown to outperform both the bootstrapping method and the traditional one. It has also been shown that the two proposed methods were able to exploit the anchor text features and other content features of Web pages in the category assignment.

Keywords

Web page classification, Bootstrapping, Training.

Discipline

Databases and Information Systems | Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing

Research Areas

Data Management and Analytics

Publication

Cyberscape Journal

Volume

4

Issue

1

ISSN

1675-9281

Publisher

Multimedia University

Additional URL

http://www.cais.ntu.edu.sg/~axsun/paper/sun_cyberscape06.pdf