Web Data Mining with Python

Dr. Ranjana Rajnish, Dr. Meenakshi Srivastava

SKU: 9789355513663


ISBN: 9789355513632
eISBN: 9789355513663
Authors: Dr. Ranjana Rajnish, Dr. Meenakshi Srivastava
Rights: Worldwide
Publishing Date: 31st Jan 2023
Pages: 304
Dimension: 7.5*9.25 Inches
Book Type: Paperback

Explore different web mining techniques to discover patterns, structures, and information from the web


  • A complete overview of the basic and advanced concepts of Web mining.
  • Work with easy-to-use open-source Python libraries for Web mining.
  • Get familiar with the various beneficial areas and applications of Web mining.


Data Science is the fastest growing job across the globe and is predicted to create 11.5 million jobs by 2026, so job seekers with this skill set have a lot of opportunities. One of the most sought areas in the field of Data Science is mining information from the web. If you are an aspiring Data Scientist looking to learn different Web mining techniques, then this book is for you.

This book starts by covering the key concepts of Web mining and its taxonomy. It then explores the basics of Web scraping, its uses and components followed by topics like legal aspects related to scraping, data extraction and pre-processing, scraping dynamic websites, and CAPTCHA. The book also introduces you to the concept of Opinion mining and Web structure mining. Furthermore, it covers Web graph mining, Web information extraction, Web search and hyperlinks, Hyperlink Induced Topic Search (HITS) search, and partitioning algorithms that are used for Web mining. Towards the end, the book will teach you different mining techniques to discover interesting usage patterns from Web data.

By the end of the book, you will master the art of data extraction using Python.


  • Learn how to scrape data from any website with Python.
  • Get familiar with the concepts of Opinion Mining and Sentiment Analysis.
  • Use Web structure mining to discover structure information from the web.
  • Learn how to collect and analyze social media data using Python.
  • Use Web usage mining for predicting users' browsing behaviors.


The book is for anyone who wants to learn Web mining. Aspiring Data Scientists, Data Engineers, and  Data Analysts who want to master Web mining will find this book very helpful.

  1. Web Mining—An Introduction
  2. Web Mining Taxonomy
  3. Prominent Applications with Web Mining
  4. Python Fundamentals
  5. Web Scraping
  6. Web Opinion Mining
  7. Web Structure Mining
  8. Social Network Analysis in Python
  9. Web Usage Mining

Dr. Ranjana Rajnish, is an Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Information Technology at Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow. Dr. Ranjana possesses more than 25 years of experience in academics/research. She has been engaged with institutions like U.P. Technical University and Amity University in roles ranging from a faculty in computer science to Academic Head. She has done her Ph.D. in Computer Science and her area of teaching and research includes Programming Languages such as C, Python, Borne Shell, Software Engineering, Opinion Mining/Sentiment Analysis, and Healthcare. She has more than 40 publications in National and International conferences of repute.

Dr. Meenakshi Srivastava, is working as Assistant Professor at Amity Institute of Information Technology, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow Campus since 2005. She has done her Ph.D. in Engineering. Her area of teaching and research includes Web Mining, Image Processing, Business Intelligence, and Bioinformatics. She has more than 18 years of teaching experience, where she has taught various programming languages like C, C++, C#, JAVA, Python and R. She has more than 40 national and international publications.

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