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Feature-based Clustering of Web Data Sources

by Alsayed Algergawy
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 60 - Number 5
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors: Alsayed Algergawy

Alsayed Algergawy . Feature-based Clustering of Web Data Sources. International Journal of Computer Applications. 60, 5 ( December 2012), 1-4. DOI=10.5120/9685-4127

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author = { Alsayed Algergawy },
title = { Feature-based Clustering of Web Data Sources },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { December 2012 },
volume = { 60 },
number = { 5 },
month = { December },
year = { 2012 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 1-4 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/9685-4127 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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The proliferation of web data sources increasingly demands the integration of these sources. To facilitate the integration process, a pre-analysis step is required to classify and group data sources into their correct domains. In this paper, we propose a feature-based clustering approach for clustering web data sources without any human intervention and based only on features extracted from the source schemas. In particular, we make use of both linguistic and structural schema features. We experimentally demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed approach in terms of both the clustering quality and runtime.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Web data source Data integration Clustering Performance