By Philip S. Yu, Kun-Lung Wu, Shyh-Kwei Chen (auth.), Jeffrey Xu Yu, Xuemin Lin, Hongjun Lu, Yanchun Zhang (eds.)
The Asia-Paci?c sector has emerged lately as one of many quickest g- wing areas on this planet within the use of internet applied sciences in addition to in making signi?cant contributions to WWW learn and improvement. because the ?rst Asia-Paci?c net convention in 1998, APWeb has persevered to supply a discussion board for researchers, execs, and commercial practitioners from worldwide to proportion their swiftly evolving wisdom and to record new advances in WWW applied sciences and functions. APWeb 2004 got an overpowering 386 full-paper submissions, together with 375 examine papers and eleven business papers from 20 nations and areas: A- tralia,Canada,China,France,Germany,Greece,HongKong,India,Iran,Japan, Korea, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, united kingdom, united states, and Vietnam. each one submission was once conscientiously reviewed by means of 3 participants of the p- gram committee. one of the 386 submitted papers, 60 common papers, 24 brief papers, 15 poster papers, and three commercial papers have been chosen to be incorporated within the lawsuits. the chosen papers disguise quite a lot of issues together with internet companies, net intelligence, internet personalization, net question processing, net - ching, net mining, textual content mining, information mining and data discovery, XML database and question processing, work?ow administration, E-commerce, info - rehousing, P2P structures and functions, Grid computing, and networking. The paper entitled “Towards Adaptive Probabilistic seek in Unstructured P2P - stems”, co-authored by means of Linhao Xu, Chenyun Dai, Wenyuan Cai, Shuigeng Zhou, and Aoying Zhou, used to be offered the easiest APWeb 2004 scholar paper.