Finding Authoritative Researchers on Academic Web Sites

Finding Authoritative Researchers on Academic Web Sites

In this paper, we present a methodology for findingauthoritative researchers by analyzing academic Web sites. We showa case study in which we concentrate on a set of Czech computerscience departmentsÔÇÖ Web sites. We analyze the relations betweenthem via hyperlinks and find the most important ones using severalcommon ranking algorithms. We then examine the contents of theresearch papers present on these sites and determine the mostauthoritative Czech authors.

Keywords: Authorities, citation analysis, prestige, ranking algorithms, Web mining.

Year: 2006

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Authors of this publication:

Dalibor Fiala

Phone: +420 377 63 2429

Dalibor is the research group coordinator and an associate professor at the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Czech Republic. He is interested in data mining, web mining, information retrieval, informetrics, and information science.

Karel Je┼żek

Phone:  +420 377632475

Karel is the former group coordinator and a supervisor of PhD students working at research projects of this Group.

Fran├žois Rousselot


Fran├žois is interested in knowledge acquisition and computational linguistics.

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