Fabian Kaiser, Holger Schwarz, Mihály Jakob



In this paper, we present an integrated approach on finding experts for arbitrary user defined topics on the World Wide Web. We discuss the special challenges that come along with this issue and why solely applying standard techniques and standard tools like Web search engines is not suitable. We point out the necessity for a dedicated expert search engine, based on a Focused Crawler. The main contribution of our work is an approach to integrate standard Web search engines into the process of searching for experts to utilize the search engines’ knowledge about content and structure of the Web.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Kaiser F., Schwarz H. and Jakob M. (2006). FINDING EXPERTS ON THE WEB . In Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-46-7, pages 363-368. DOI: 10.5220/0001252703630368

in Bibtex Style

author={Fabian Kaiser and Holger Schwarz and Mihály Jakob},
booktitle={Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of WEBIST 2006 - Second International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: WEBIST,
SN - 978-972-8865-46-7
AU - Kaiser F.
AU - Schwarz H.
AU - Jakob M.
PY - 2006
SP - 363
EP - 368
DO - 10.5220/0001252703630368