Marc Spaniol (Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science) gave a lecture on “Web Archiving” within the scope of the “Web Science” course on November 28, 2008 at RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
The course on Web Science at RWTH Aachen University organized by Prof. Dr. Matthias Jarke and Dr. Ralf Klamma of Lehrstuhl Informatik 5 addresses Web Science as a new and challenging study field in computer science. This course covers the wide range of current and emerging Web concepts, technologies and Web-based software systems. In order to present recent approaches in the scope of Web archiving, Dr. Marc Spaniol from Max-Planck-Institute for Computer Science was invited to present ongoing research taking place within the LiWA project. During the 90 minutes lecture, Dr. Spaniol introduced the main issues in Web archiving and presented examples of Web spam as well as temporal coherence ensuring crawling strategies to the audience.