References for introductory lecture (9/26)

  1. Andrei Broder et al, "Graph Structure of the Web". WWW9 conference, 2000.
  2. Chris Anderson, "The Long Tail". Wired magazine, October 2004.
  3. Sergey Brin and Larry Page. The anatomy of a large scale hypertextual web search engine. WWW7, 1998.
  4. Lada A Adamic. "Zipf, Power-laws, and Pareto - a ranking tutorial."
  5. Lada A. Adamic and Bernardo A. Huberman. "Zipf's law and the Internet." Glottometrics 3, 2002, 143-150.

References for Web Crawling lecture (10/05)

  1. Junghoo Cho, Hector Garcia-Molina, Lawrence Page "Efficient Crawling Through URL Ordering." Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, 30(1-7):161-172, 1998.
  2. Junghoo Cho, Hector Garcia-Molina "Effective page refresh policies for Web crawlers." ACM Transactions on Database Systems, 28(4): December 2003.
  3. Ka Cheung Sia, Junghoo Cho "Efficient Monitoring Algorithm for Fast News Alert". Technical report, UCLA, 2005.
  4. M. Najork and J. L. Wiener. "Breadth-First Crawling Yields High-Quality Pages." In Proceedings of the 10th International World Wide Web Conference, pages 114--118, Hong Kong, May 2001
  5. Andrei Z. Broder, Steven C. Glassman, Mark S. Manasse, Geoffrey Zweig. "Syntactic Clustering of the Web." WWW6, 1997.

References for Topic-Specific Page Rank lecture (10/19)

  1. Taher Haveliwala. Topic-Sensitive Page Rank. Proceedings of WWW11, 2002.
  2. Glen Jeh and Jennifer Widom. Scaling Personalized Web Search. Proceedings of WWW12, 2003.

References for Web Spam lecture (10/24)

  1. Zoltán Gyöngyi, Hector Garcia-Molina. Web Spam Taxonomy. First International Workshop on Adversarial Information Retrieval on the Web (at the 14th International World Wide Web Conference), Chiba, Japan, 2005.
  2. Zoltán Gyöngyi, Hector Garcia-Molina and Jan Pedersen. Combating Web Spam with TrustRank. 30th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB), Toronto, Canada, 2004.

References for Relation Extraction lecture (11/07)

  1. Sergey Brin. Extracting Patterns and Relations from the World Wide Web. WebDB Workshop at 6th International Conference on Extending Database Technology, EDBT'98, 1998.
  2. Eugene Agichtein and Luis Gravano. Snowball: Extracting Relations from Large Plain-Text Collections . Proceedings of the Fifth ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries, 2000.
  3. S. Dumais, M. Banko, E. Brill, J. Lin and A. Ng (2002). P. Bennett, S. Dumais and E. Horvitz (2002). Web question answering: Is more always better?  In Proceedings of SIGIR'02,  Aug 2002, pp. 291-298.

References for Virtual Databases lecture (11/09)

  1. Nicholas Kushmerick, Daniel S. Weld, Robert Doorenbos. Wrapper Induction for Information Extraction . Intl. Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI), 1997.
  2. Anand Rajaraman, Jeffrey D. Ullman, Querying Websites using Compact Skeletons. Journal of Computer and System Sciences 66(4): 809-851 (2003).