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ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Volume 3 Issue 2, April 2009

Classifying search queries using the Web as a source of knowledge
Evgeniy Gabrilovich, Andrei Broder, Marcus Fontoura, Amruta Joshi, Vanja Josifovski, Lance Riedel, Tong Zhang
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1513876.1513877

We propose a methodology for building a robust query classification system that can identify thousands of query classes, while dealing in real time with the query volume of a commercial Web search engine. We use a pseudo relevance feedback...

A large-scale empirical study of P3P privacy policies: Stated actions vs. legal obligations
Ian Reay, Scott Dick, James Miller
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/1513876.1513878

Numerous studies over the past ten years have shown that concern for personal privacy is a major impediment to the growth of e-commerce. These concerns are so serious that most if not all consumer watchdog groups have called for some form of...

Extraction and classification of dense implicit communities in the Web graph
Yon Dourisboure, Filippo Geraci, Marco Pellegrini
Article No.: 7
DOI: 10.1145/1513876.1513879

The World Wide Web (WWW) is rapidly becoming important for society as a medium for sharing data, information, and services, and there is a growing interest in tools for understanding collective behavior and emerging phenomena in the WWW. In this...