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Homepage live: automatic block tracing for web personalization

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Homepage live: automatic block tracing for web personalization
The emergence of personalized homepage services, e.g. personalized Google Homepage and Microsoft Windows Live, has enabled Web users to select Web contents of interest and to aggregate them in a single Web page. The web contents are often predefined content blocks provided by the service providers. However, it involves intensive manual efforts to define the content blocks and maintain the information in it. In this paper, we propose a novel personalized homepage system, called "Homepage Live", to allow end users to use drag-and-drop actions to collect their favorite Web content blocks from existing Web pages and organize them in a single page. Moreover, Homepage Live automatically traces the changes of blocks with the evolvement of the container pages by measuring the tree edit distance of the selected blocks. By exploiting the immutable elements of Web pages, the tracing algorithm performance is significantly improved. The experimental results demonstrate the effectiveness ...
Jie Han, Dingyi Han, Chenxi Lin, Hua-Jun Zeng, Zhe
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Type Conference
Year 2007
Where WWW
Authors Jie Han, Dingyi Han, Chenxi Lin, Hua-Jun Zeng, Zheng Chen, Yong Yu
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