Web Intelligence

This module provides a critical and applied understanding of the technologies and standards enabling reasoning over and intelligent access to information on the World Wide Web, and a critical and applied understanding of the structure and properties of the web as a complex system, and how this impacts on the growth and use of the web. This module explores the fundamental roles as well as practical impacts of artificial intelligence and advanced information technology for the next generation of Web-empowered systems, services, and environments. Web Intelligence is regarded as the key research field for the development of the Wisdom Web (including the Semantic Web). It presents both the current state of research and development as well as application aspects. Topics covered include Web Agents, Web Mining and Farming, Web Information Retrieval, Web Knowledge Management, Infrastructure for Web Intelligence Systems, Social Networks Intelligence