This book discusses text mining and different ways this type of data mining can be used to find implicit knowledge from text collections. The author provides the guidelines for implementing text mining systems in Java, as well as concepts and approaches. The book starts by providing detailed text preprocessing techniques and then goes on to provide concepts, the techniques, the implementation, and the evaluation of text categorization. It then goes into more advanced topics including text summarization, text segmentation, topic mapping, and automatic text management. 102 Tables, color; 148 Illustrations, color; 88 Illustrations, black and white; XIII, 373 p. 236 illus., 148 illus. in color.