Metadata management: a requirement for Web warehousing and knowledge management / Gilbert W. Laware -- Mining for Web personalization / Penelope Markellou, Maria Rigou, Spiros Sirmakessis -- Using context information to build a topic-specific crawling system / Fan Wu, Ching-Chi Hsu -- Ontology learning from a domain Web corpus / Roberto Navigli -- MARS: Multiplicative Adaptive Refinement Web Search / Xiannong Meng, Zhixiang Chen -- Exploiting captions for Web data mining / Neil C. Rowe -- Towards a danger theory inspired artificial immune system for Web mining / Andrew Secker, Alex A. Freitas, Jon Timmis -- XML semantics / Yasser Kotb, Katsuhiko Gondow, Takuya Katayama -- Classification on top of data cube / Lixin Fu -- Data cleansing and validation for multiple site link structure analysis / Mike Thelwall -- Extracting and customizing information using multi-agents / Mohamed Salah Hamdi -- Web graph clustering for displays and navigation of cyberspace / Xiaodi Huang, Wei Lai -- Integrating semantic knowledge with Web usage mining for personalization / Honghua Dai, Bamshad Mobasher -- Web usage mining in search engines / Ricardo Baeza-Yates -- Efficient Web mining for traversal path patterns / Zhixiang Chen, Richard H. Fowler, Ada Wai-Chee Fu, Chunyue Wang -- An analysis of document viewing patterns of Web search engine users / Bernard J. Jansen, Amanda Spink -- A Java technology based distributed software architecture for Web usage mining / Juan M. Hernansáez, Juan A. Botía, Antonio F.G. Skarmeta -- Web usage mining: algorithms and results / Yew-Kwong Woon, Wee-Keong Ng, Ee-Peng Lim -- The scent of a newsgroup: providing personalized access to Usenet sites through Web mining / Giuseppe Manco, Riccardo Ortale, Andrea Tagarelli. "Web Mining Applications and Techniques offers an orthogonal approach to Web personalization, after an introduction to the need for Web mining and personalization, specific applications and techniques in Web content mining." "Researchers and students in the fields of information and knowledge creation, storage, dissemination, and retrieval in various disciplines will find this book a starting point for new research. Developers and managers of Web technologies involved with content development, storage, and retrieval will be able to use this book to advance the state of the art in Web utilization."--Jacket.