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Crawling the Hidden Web: An Approach to Dynamic Web Indexing

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 55 - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2012
Moumie Soulemane
Mohammad Rafiuzzaman
Hasan Mahmud

Moumie Soulemane, Mohammad Rafiuzzaman and Hasan Mahmud. Article: Crawling the Hidden Web: An Approach to Dynamic Web Indexing. International Journal of Computer Applications 55(1):7-15, October 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Moumie Soulemane and Mohammad Rafiuzzaman and Hasan Mahmud},
	title = {Article: Crawling the Hidden Web: An Approach to Dynamic Web Indexing},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {55},
	number = {1},
	pages = {7-15},
	month = {October},
	note = {Full text available}


The majority of the websites encapsulating online information are dynamic and hence too sophisticated for many traditional search engines to index. With the ever growing quantity of such hidden web pages, this issue continues to raise diverse opinions between the research and practitioner among the web mining communities. Several aspects enriching these dynamic web pages are bringing more challenges day-by-day to index them. By explaining these aspects and challenges, in this paper we have presented a framework for dynamic web indexing. With the implementation of this framework and the results which we have found from it, all the necessary experimental setup and the developmental processes are explained. We have concluded by exposing a possible future scope through the integration of Hadoop-Mapreduce with this framework to update and maintain the index.


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