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Review on Web Usage Mining and Data Preprocessing Techniques

P. Menaka, K. Geetha


The popularity of World Wide Web is increasing day by day by allowing peoples to share/ transfer their information to multiple sites. WWW becomes the most popular source for containing most information from the various peoples from different locations. Search engines are most useful tool which enables users to retrieve their required contents from the websites. However retrieval of more related contents for the users would be more difficult task which is resolved by using the web mining concepts. Web mining is nothing but integration of data mining techniques with the WWW to retrieve the most useful information required by the users. There are various methodologies are proposed by different authors to perform web mining in the effective way. In this analysis work, different methodologies proposed by various authors are discussed in terms of their working procedure along with their merits and demerits.


Web Mining, Useful Information, Data Mining, World Wide Web, Search Engine

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