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Applications of Soft Computing for the Web

  • Rashid Ali
  • MM Sufyan  Beg
  • Provides a single-source introduction to the applications of soft computing techniques for various web-based problems

  • Presents new applications such as Soft-computing-based Recommender Systems, Online Document Summarization, the Internet of Things and Web Security Applications

  • Sheds new light on emerging soft computing techniques

  • Pursues a systematic approach and provides a comprehensive overview of recent advances in web applications of soft computing

  • Collects 14 structured chapters, each of which can be read independently of others


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Rashid Ali, M. M. Sufyan Beg
    Pages 1-7
  3. Soft Computing Based Recommender Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Manish Jaiswal, Pragya Dwivedi, Tanveer J. Siddiqui
      Pages 31-46
    3. Shahab Saquib Sohail, Jamshed Siddiqui, Rashid Ali
      Pages 47-60
  4. Soft Computing Based Online Documents Summarization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
  5. Soft Computing Based Web Data Extraction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
  6. Soft Computing Based Question Answering Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Aveksha Kapoor, Anil Kumar Verma
      Pages 121-137
  7. Soft Computing Based Online Health Care Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 139-139
    2. A. S. Sardesai, P. W. Sambarey, V. V. Tekale Kulkarni, A. W. Deshpande, V. S. Kharat
      Pages 141-164
  8. Soft Computing Based Online Documents Clustering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Nadeem Akhtar, Mohammad Naved Qureshi, Mohd Vasim Ahamad
      Pages 167-179
  9. Soft Computing Based Web Security Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Abdul Quaiyum Ansari, Koyel Datta Gupta
      Pages 183-189
  10. Soft Computing Based Online Market Intelligence

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 191-191

About this book


This book discusses the applications of different soft computing techniques for the web-based systems and services. The respective chapters highlight recent developments in the field of soft computing applications, from web-based information retrieval to online marketing and online healthcare. In each chapter author endeavor to explain the basic ideas behind the proposed applications in an accessible format for readers who may not possess a background in these fields.

This carefully edited book covers a wide range of new applications of soft computing techniques in Web recommender systems, Online documents classification, Online documents summarization, Online document clustering, Online market intelligence, Web usage profiling, Web data extraction, Social network extraction, Question answering systems, Online health care, Web knowledge management, Multimedia information retrieval, Navigation guides, User profiles extraction, Web-based distributed information systems,  Web security applications, Internet of Things Applications and so on.

The book is aimed for researchers and practitioner who are engaged in developing and applying intelligent systems principles for solving real-life problems. Further, it has been struct


Soft Computing Recommender Systems Web Data Mining Internet of Things Online Market Intelligence

Editors and affiliations

  • Rashid Ali
    • 1
  • MM Sufyan  Beg
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer EngineeringAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

About the editors

Dr. Rashid Ali

Rashid Ali obtained his B.Tech. and M.Tech. degrees from Aligarh Muslim University, India in 1999 and 2001, respectively. He went on to acquire his Ph.D. in Computer Engineering from the same university in 2010 and is currently working as an Associate Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India. He has authored 8 book chapters and over 100 papers in various international journals and international conference proceedings of repute. His research interests include Web-Searching, Web-Mining and Soft Computing Techniques.

Prof. M. M. Sufyan Beg

Prof. M. M. Sufyan Beg holds a B.Tech. from Aligarh Muslim University, M.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur), India and a Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), India. Currently he is a Professor at the Department of Computer Engineering, Aligarh Muslim University, India. He has also visited the University of California at Berkeley as a BT Fellow. Prof. Beg has published 16 book chapters and over 115 papers. He has served as a reviewer and on the editorial board of many prominent journals. His current research interests are in the areas of Soft Computing, Question Answering Systems, Web Mining and Searching.

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