Change Detection and Notification of Webpages: A Survey [article]

Vijini Mallawaarachchi, Lakmal Meegahapola, Roshan Alwis, Eranga Nimalarathna, Dulani Meedeniya, Sampath Jayarathna
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Majority of the currently available webpages are dynamic in nature and are changing frequently. New content gets added to webpages and existing content gets updated or deleted. Hence, people find it useful to be alert for changes in webpages which contain information valuable to them. In the current context, keeping track of these webpages and getting alerts about different changes have become significantly challenging. Change Detection and Notification (CDN) systems were introduced to automate
more » ... this monitoring process and notify users when changes occur in webpages. This survey classifies and analyzes different aspects of CDN systems and different techniques used for each aspect. Furthermore, the survey highlights the current challenges and areas of improvement present within the field of research.
arXiv:1901.02660v3 fatcat:wrioarjnbvdlxki5tfl26bqqd4