Exploring Web Search Results Clustering [chapter]

Xiaoxia Wang, Max Bramer
2007 Research and Development in Intelligent Systems XXIII  
As the number of documents on the web has proliferated, the low precision of conventional web search engines and the flat ranked search results presentation make it difficult for users to locate specific information of interest. Grouping web search results into a hierarchy of topics provides an alternative to the flat ranked list and facilitates searching and browsing. In this paper, we present a brief survey of previous work on web search results clustering and existing commercial search
more » ... s using this technique, discuss two key issues of web search results clustering: cluster summarisation and evaluation and propose some directions for future research.
doi:10.1007/978-1-84628-663-6_30 dblp:conf/sgai/WangB06 fatcat:4uynwqdunbf7bb22mumikknjgu