Delivering Categorized News Items Using RSS Feeds and Web Services

Subrata Saha, Atul Sajjanhar, Shang Gao, Robert Dew, Ying Zhao
2010 2010 10th IEEE International Conference on Computer and Information Technology  
In the past decade the massive growth of the Internet brought huge changes in the way humans live their daily life; however, the biggest concern with rapid growth of digital information is how to efficiently manage and filter unwanted data. In this paper, we propose a method for managing RSS feeds from various news websites. A Web service was developed to provide filtered news items extracted from RSS feeds and these were categorized based on classical text categorization algorithms. A client
more » ... plication consuming this Web service retrieves and displays such filtered information. A prototype was implemented using Rapidminer 4.3 as a data mining tool and SVM as a classification algorithm. Experimental results suggest that the proposed method is effective and saves a significant amount of user processing time.
doi:10.1109/cit.2010.136 dblp:conf/IEEEcit/SahaSGDZ10 fatcat:hjy5wruusncpnnfgqpg2tlgcay