Eds. Charu Aggarwal and ChengXiang Zhai
Springer, February 2012
Approximately 500 pages

This is a detailed survey book on text mining,
which discusses the key topics in the area. This
includes conventional topics such as clustering,
classification, and dimensionality reduction; emerging
topics such as social networks, multimedia and transfer
learning; as well as applications such as opinion mining
and biomedical data.

Each chapter is a detailed survey which is written by
a well known researcher from the field. The content
of the book is  carefully designed to extensively and
comprehensively cover the area of text mining.

The table of contents and sample survey chapters
on clustering and classification may be found at: