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Leveraging Wikipedia concept and category information to enhance contextual advertising

Wu, Zongda and Xu, Guandong and Pan, Rong and Zhang, Yanchun and Hu, Zhiwen and Lu, Jianfeng (2011) Leveraging Wikipedia concept and category information to enhance contextual advertising. In: CIKM '11 : proceedings of the 20th ACM international conference on Information and knowledge management. Berendt, Bettina and de Vries, Arjen and Fan, Wenfei and Macdonald, Craig and Ounis, Iadh and Ruthven, Ian, eds. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 2105-2108.

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Abstract

As a prevalent type of Web advertising, contextual advertising refers to the placement of the most relevant ads into a Web page, so as to increase the number of ad-clicks. However, some problems of homonymy and polysemy, low intersection of keywords etc., can lead to the selection of irrelevant ads for a page. In this paper, we present a new contextual advertising approach to overcome the problems, which uses Wikipedia concept and category information to enrich the content representation of an ad (or a page). First, we map each ad and page into a keyword vector, a concept vector and a category vector. Next, we select the relevant ads for a given page based on a similarity metric that combines the above three feature vectors together. Last, we evaluate our approach by using real ads, pages, as well as a great number of concepts and categories of Wikipedia. Experimental results show that our approach can improve the precision of ads-selection effectively. ---Conference held 24-28 October, 2011, Glasgow, Scotland

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9781450307178
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID22797, concepts, concept vector, category vector construction, similarity computation, running performance, algorithms
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0804 Data Format
SEO Classification > 8902 Computer Software and Services
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 22 Aug 2013 03:38
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2015 01:14
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/9814
DOI: 10.1145/2063576.2063901
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