International Journal of Innovations in Engineering and Technology (IJIET)
In recent year dynamism of the World Wide Web (WWW), the issue of discovering relevant web pages has become an important challenge. Focused crawler aims at selectively seeking out pages that are relevant to a pre-defined set of topics. Most of the current approaches perform syntactic matching, that is, they retrieve documents that contain particular keywords from the user's query. This paper often leads to poor discovery results, because the keywords in the query can be semantically similar but syntactically different, or syntactically similar but semantically different.