Domain Based Ontology and Automated Text Categorization Based on Improved Term Frequency – Inverse Document Frequency

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Sukanya Ray 1,* Nidhi Chandra 1

1. Amity School of Engineering & Technology, Amity University, Noida (U.P.), India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 6 Jan. 2012 / Revised: 25 Feb. 2012 / Accepted: 10 Mar. 2012 / Published: 8 Apr. 2012

Index Terms

Term Frequency – Inverse Document Frequency, Ontology, Dependency Graph, Text Categorization


In recent years there has been a massive growth in textual information in textual information especially in the internet. People now tend to read more e-books than hard copies of the books. While searching for some topic especially some new topic in the internet it will be easier if someone knows the pre-requisites and post- requisites of that topic. It will be easier for someone searching a new topic. Often the topics are found without any proper title and it becomes difficult later on to find which document was for which topic. A text categorization method can provide solution to this problem. In this paper domain based ontology is created so that users can relate to different topics of a domain and an automated text categorization technique is proposed that will categorize the uncategorized documents. The proposed idea is based on Term Frequency – Inverse Document Frequency (tf -idf) method and a dependency graph is also provided in the domain based ontology so that the users can visualize the relations among the terms.

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Sukanya Ray, Nidhi Chandra, "Domain Based Ontology and Automated Text Categorization Based on Improved Term Frequency – Inverse Document Frequency", IJMECS, vol.4, no.4, pp.28-35, 2012. DOI:10.5815/ijmecs.2012.04.04


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