Web IR & IE

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Related Journals:
Information Processing and Management, Elsevier
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, ASIS
Information Retrieval, Kluwer
Transactions on Internet Technology, (TOIT), ACM
Transactions on Information Systems, (TOIS), ACM
IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, IEEE
The VLDB Journal, (also here), Springer
Computer Networks & ISDN Systems, Elsevier

If you are new to the field you may want to read these first:

Kleinberg J. (1998). Authoritative Sources in a Hyperlinked Environment. Proceedings of the ACM-SIAM Symposium on Discrete Algorithms. Also appears as IBM Research Report RJ 10076, May 1997.

Brin S. and Page L. (1998). The Anatomy of a Large-Scale Hypertextual Web Search Engine. Proceedings of the Seventh World Wide Web Conference (WWW7), Brisbane. Also in a special issue of the journal Computer Networks and ISDN Systems, Volume 30, issues 1-7.

Bharat K., & Henzinger M.R. (1998). Improved Algorithms for Topic Distillation in Hyperlinked Environment. Proceedings of the 21st International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval, Melbourne, Australia.

Chakrabarti S., van der Berg M., Dom B. (1999). Focused crawling: a new approach to topic-specific Web resource discovery. In Proceedings of 8th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW8). Also in Computer Networks & ISDN Systems 31(11-16):1623-1640.

Sources for some of the above ideas:

Garfield E. (1955). Citation Indexes for Science: A New Dimension in Documentation through Association of Ideas. Science, 122(3159):108-111, 1955.

Kessler M.M. (1963). Bibliographic Coupling between Scientific Papers. American Documentation, 14(1):10-25, 1963. (Citations).

Garfield E. (1972).Citation analysis as a tool in journal evaluation. Science, 178(4060):471-479, 1972.

Small H. (1973). Co-citation in scientific literature: A new measure of the relationship between two documents. Journal of the American Society for Information Science (JASIS), 24(4):265-269, 1973. (Citations).

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