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Web Usage Mining: A Concise Survey on Tools and Applications

Web Usage Mining: A Concise Survey on Tools and Applications

profiles. Masseglia et al. [30] propose to perform a particular data mining process to extract frequent behaviours by discovering the densest periods. Such amounts square measure the one having a minimum of one frequent ordered pattern for the set of users connected to the net web site in this period. Khiribi, Jemni, & Nasraoui build a personalised recommendation engine that aim to figure on-line automatic recommendations to a lively learner supported his recent navigation history. This can be done by exploiting similarities and dissimilarities among user selections and among the contents of the resources. David et al. [32] projected a probabilistic model for an online website that uses the entropy of a Markoff process so as to figure the user navigation patterns from the log information. Most of the analysis within the space of net usage mining concentrate on the algorithmic program whereas disregarding the sort of information on that the algorithmic program are applied. Hasan, Mudur and Shiri [33] projected a straightforward nevertheless effective technique referred to as generalization of net sessions that replaces actual pageclicks with their general ideas. This approach is extremely effective in overcoming the matter of measurability with regard to net usage mining. Dai and Mobasher emphasised the necessity to web usage and content data, by enhancing the data within the net usage logs with linguistics derived from the content of the net site’s pages. Rao, Kumari, and Raju, [35] developed algorithmic program supported association rule mining with progressive technique to suit the dynamically dynamical log state of affairs that is a lot of economical that running variety of scans of information. Kumar and Rukmani [36] compared however Apriori algorithmic program and Frequent Pattern Growth algorithmic program take issue in terms of memory usage and time usage whereas discovering the net usage patterns of internet sites from the server log files. Thakre and Gawali stress the importance of an the effective and complete preprocessing of access stream before actual mining method may be performed. This might considerably improve the automated discovery of important pattern and relationships from access stream of user. Senkul and Salin [38] worked upon investigation the impact of linguistics data on the patterns generated for net usage mining within the type of frequent sequences. The frequent steering patterns square measure composed of metaphysics instances rather than web content addresses.
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A Survey on Web Mining: Overview, Techniques, Tools, and Applications

A Survey on Web Mining: Overview, Techniques, Tools, and Applications

The web is highly dynamic; lots of pages are added, updated and removed everyday and it handles huge set of information hence there is an arrival of many number of problems or issues. Normally, web data is high dimensional, limited query interface, keyword oriented search and limited customization to individual users. Due to this, it is very difficult to find the relevant information from the web which may create new issues. Web mining techniques are classification, clustering and association rules which are used to understand the customer behaviour, evaluate a particular website by using traditional data mining parameters. Web mining process is divided into four steps; they are resource finding, data selection and pre-processing, generalization and analysis [16] [17]. Web measurement or web analytics are one of the significant challenges in web mining. The measurement factors are hits, page views, visits or user sessions and find the unique visitor regularly used to measure the user impact of various proposed changes. Large institutions and organizations archive usage data from the web sites [18]. The main problem is that, detecting and/or preventing fraud activities. The web usage mining algorithms are more efficient and accurate. But there is a challenge that has to be taken into consideration. Web cleaning is the most important process but data cleaning becomes difficult when it comes to heterogeneous data [14]. Maintaining accuracy in classifying the data needs to be concentrated. Although many classification techniques exist the quality of clustering is still a question to be answered.
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A Survey on Web Structure and Web Usage Mining Algorithms for Web Applications

A Survey on Web Structure and Web Usage Mining Algorithms for Web Applications

With about 30 million new web pages posted every day, the WWW is the largest, most used, and most important knowledge source and the most perspective marketplace. In order to successfully retain users in this rapidly developing environment, a web site must be built in such a way that supports user personalization. To achieve this, an organization can keep track of user activities while browsing their web sites. Although there are many tools that help analyze this data using some of the web statistics methods, they provide sufficient information only for the web site administrator (e.g. discovering part of a day with the most traffic, most frequently visited pages, etc.) and not for the designer. One of the ways to overcome this shortcoming is by applying data mining techniques on the Web.
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Web Mining Overview, Techniques, Tools and Applications: A Survey

Web Mining Overview, Techniques, Tools and Applications: A Survey

towards a more useful environment in which users can quickly and easily find the information they need. Large amount of text documents, multimedia files and images are available in the web and it is still increasing. Data mining is the form of extracting data’s available in the internet. Web mining is a part of data mining. Web mining is used to discover and extract information from Web-related data sources such as Web documents, Web content, hyperlinks and server logs. The term Web mining has been used in three distinct ways. The first, called Web content mining is the process of information discovery from sources across the World Wide Web. The second, called Web structure mining is the process of analyzing the relationship between Web pages linked by information or direct link connection through the use of graph theory. The third, called Web usage mining is the process of extracting patterns and information from server logs to gain insight on user activity. In this paper, we are trying to give a brief idea regarding web mining concerned with its techniques, tools and applications.
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WEB USAGE MINING USING SEMANTIC WEB APPROACH: A STUDY, SURVEY AND ANALYSIS

WEB USAGE MINING USING SEMANTIC WEB APPROACH: A STUDY, SURVEY AND ANALYSIS

The authors aim was to focuses on two important issues: improving search-engine performance through static caching of search results, and helping users to find interesting web pages by recommending news articles and blog posts. Concerning the static caching of search results, they presented the query covering approach. For the recommendation of web pages, they presented a graph based approach, which helps to identify user-log[4]. This paper concerned with the approaches of web substance mining and different uses of web mining. Web contains accumulation of hyperlinks, texts and images. Web mining methods are incredible framework utilized for data extraction. They suggested an organized and extensive outline of the writing in the region of Web Data Extraction Methods and Applications[5].
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A Survey on Web Personalization of Web Usage Mining

A Survey on Web Personalization of Web Usage Mining

The discovery of user access patterns from the user access logs, referrer logs, user registration logs etc is the main purpose of the Web Usage Mining activity. Pattern discovery is performed only after cleaning the data and after the identification of user transactions and sessions from the access logs. The analysis of the pre-processed data is very beneficial to all the organizations performing different businesses over the web [8]. The tools used for this process use techniques based on AI, data mining algorithms, psychology, and information theory. The different systems developed for the Web Usage Mining process have introduced different algorithms for finding the maximal forward reference, large reference sequence, which can be used to analyze the traversal path of a user. The different kinds of mining algorithms that can be performed on the preprocessed data include path analysis, association rules, sequential patterns, clustering and classification. It totally depends on the requirement of the analyst to determine which mining techniques to make use of. Association Rules, This technique is generally applied to a database of transactions consisting of a set of items. This rule implies some kind of association between the transactions in the database. It is important to discover the associations and correlations between these set of transactions. In the web data set, the transaction consists of the number of URL visits by the client, to the web site. It is very important to define the parameter support, while performing the association rule technique on the transactions. This helps in reducing the unnecessary
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Model Survey on Web Usage Mining and Web Log Mining

Model Survey on Web Usage Mining and Web Log Mining

Abstract - At present in our day to day life internet plays a very important role. It has become a very vital part of human life. As internet is growing day by day, so the users are also expanding at much greater rate. Users spend lot of time on internet depending on the behavior of different user. Internet provides huge amount of information and from this information knowledge is extracted for the users. This extraction of information demands for the new logics and method. The data mining techniques and applications can be used in web based applications for performing this job which is also known as web mining. Web based mining or web usage mining is one of the trending topics nowadays. When user uses internet or visits some web pages, the associated information are stored in the server log files. Using these log files of server the human nature or behavior can be predicted. This paper focus on the web based mining and how it can be can be used to predict the human behavior using the server log files. The paper contains some of the techniques and methods associated with web mining.
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A Survey on Web Usage Mining Preprocessing

A Survey on Web Usage Mining Preprocessing

Web usage mining is the application of data mining techniques for discovering interesting usage patterns from web usage data, in order to understand and better serve the needs of web-based applications. Usage data captures the identity and origin of web users along with their browsing behavior at a web site. Web usage mining tries to make sense of data generated by the web surfer‟s session or behaviour . Web usage mining itself can be classified further depending on the kind of usage data considered. First one is Web Server Data in which user logs are collected by the web server and typically include IP address, page reference and access time. Second is Application Server Data which track various kinds of business events and log them in application server logs. And third one is Application Level Data in which new kinds of events can be defined in an application, and logging can be turned on for them - generating histories of these specially defined events.
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A Survey on Methods used in Web Usage Mining

A Survey on Methods used in Web Usage Mining

Web exceeded all expectations (with the development of Internet technology). Today a lot of information is available in different formats; there are several billions of HTML documents, pictures and other multimedia files available via internet and the number is still rising. But retrieving interesting content from web has become a very difficult task. So in order to retrieve required information from the www mining of the web is an important task. Web usage mining (WUM) is the process of the retrieving useful information/knowledge from the server logs. Server logs contain irrelevant data which does not contribute towards extracting useful information, so these log files requires pre- processing. Then from the preprocessed files different patterns are required to be discovered in order to comprehend the behavior of the users. The found patterns required to be analyzed to form useful knowledge. The knowledge obtained from web usage mining can be used to enhance web design, introduce personalization service and facilitate more effective browsing.The various applications of web usage mining are: robots detection and removal, extracting user profiles, recommendation systems, Personalization of Web Content, Prefetching and Caching, Ecommerce etc. Web usage mining is an effective technique to extract knowledge from the unstructured data. With the help of web log data the required data can be sorted out and one can judge its popularity by deriving the interested and not interested ones. The objective of this paper is to provide a review of web usage mining.
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A Survey of Issues and Techniques of Web Usage Mining

A Survey of Issues and Techniques of Web Usage Mining

[7] M.Praveen Kumar,” An Effective Analysis of Weblog Files to improve Website Performance”, International Journal of Computer Science & Communication Networks, Vol. 2(1), Page: 55-60, 2011, ISSN: 2249-5789. [8] Bhupendra Kumar Malviya, Jitendra Agrawal, ”A Study on Web Usage Mining: Theory and Applications”, Fifth International Conference on Communication Systems and Network Technologies, IEEE, Page: 935- 939, April 2015, ISBN (Print) 978-1-4799-1797-6/15 [9] R.Natarajan, Dr.R.Sugumar, ”A Survey on Attacks in Web Usage Mining” International Journal of Innovative Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, Vol. 2, Issue 5, Page: 4470-4475, May 2014, ISSN (Online): 2320-9801, ISSN (Print): 2320-9798. [10] S. K. Pani, L. Panigrahy, V.H.Sankar, Bikram Keshari Ratha, A.K.Mandal, S.K.Padhi, “Web Usage Mining: A Survey on Pattern Extraction from Web Logs”, International Journal of Instrumentation, Control & Automation (IJICA), Vol. 1, Issue 1 , 2011, Page:15-23. [11] Sheetal A. Raiyani, Rakesh Pandey, Shivkumar Singh Tomar, ”Performance Enhancement of Web Server log for Distinct User Identification through different Factors”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 6, June 2014, Page: 7262-7267, ISSN (Online) : 2278-1021, ISSN (Print) : 2319-5940.
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													A survey- web mining tools and technique

1. A survey- web mining tools and technique

Abstract:This paper is a study and analysis of the different Web mining tools and techniques, which is used for mining the information from WWW (World Wide Web). This paper content the different techniques with their benefits and drawbacks for Web Content Mining, Web Structure Mining and Web Usage Mining.

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A Survey on Web Mining Techniques and Applications

A Survey on Web Mining Techniques and Applications

Web Mining become an integral field to many web development applications while a lot of organizations content reside on the web are increased enormously. Web mining is a novel extension of Data Mining techniques that applied on the data types that reside on the Web which exist in different forms and structures. Therefore, there is persistent need to cover and provides rigorous solutions for many critical problems such as controlling, monitoring, perception, and knowledge representation of Web data generated either by users' communities or dispatching of database system to web services. Our future work focused on combination more than Web mining technique to provide a better perception for such complex Web data and analyzing the methods that follow to discover the significant patterns from the Web, such as analyzing Web usage data and recent techniques used for discovering usage patterns from it, and
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A Scalable Approach in Web Applications for Checking the Enriched Web Usage Mining

A Scalable Approach in Web Applications for Checking the Enriched Web Usage Mining

Both single idea and the consolidated affiliation rules have higher accuracy and scope values than the traditional Web utilization mining (without the utilization of semantic data). The change is higher for blend of affiliation tenets, henceforth, we can find that, when the measure of contributing semantic data expands, the example quality increments also. The investigation on the single idea examples might be utilized for comprehension the client's aim. The one that has the most noteworthy accuracy and scope may mirror the client's plan for route. Another perception is that the expansion in window tally negligibly affects the accuracy and the scope, thus latest visit has all the earmarks of being the best one on the proposal. A fascinating outcome finished up from the tests is that, all together to accelerate the suggestion era, up to 30% of the guidelines can be disposed of with little decline in the quality.
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Novel Web Usage Mining for Web Mining Techniques

Novel Web Usage Mining for Web Mining Techniques

Web usage mining data is related to mainly users‟ navigation on the web. The most common action of the web user is navigation through web pages by using hyperlinks. A web page can be accepted as related to another web page if they are accessed in the same user session; also, similarity increases if both of these pages are accessed in the same navigation of a user. However, since http protocol is stateless and connectionless, it is not easy to discover user sessions from server logs. For reactive strategies, all users behind a proxy server will have the same IP number and will be seen as a single client and all of these users‟ logs will contain the same IP number in the web log data. Also, caching performed by the clients‟ browsers and proxy servers make web log data less reliable. These problems can be handled by proactive strategies by using cookies or java applets. However, some clients could have disabled these solutions easily. In this case proactive strategies become unusable.
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Knowledge Extraction for Semantic Web using Web Mining with Ontology

Knowledge Extraction for Semantic Web using Web Mining with Ontology

This paper [5] proposes a method for making the K-Means algorithm more effective and efficient; so as to got better clustering with reduced complexity for discovering content from web pages using web content mining. A clustering algorithm partitions a data set into several groups such that the similarity within a group is larger than among groups, usually multidimensional is classified into groups (clusters) such that members of one group are similar according to a predefined criterion. The proposed algorithm uses standard deviation that reduces the time to make the cluster in simple k-mean. Tatyana IVANOVA Technical University of Sofia, College of Energy and Electronics, Botevgrad Bulgaria [6] proposed and discussed the architecture of the ontology learning module for extension of integrated development environment for learning objects, known also as Learning resource management and development system by integration of semantic technologies. The Authors Sivakumar and Ravichandran K.S As given in [7] semantic A Review on Semantic-Based Web Mining and its Applications. Author survey the Semantic-based Web mining is a combination of two fast developing domains Semantic Web and Web mining. Our approach is supported by our integrated the current challenges of the World Wide Web (WWW). The idea is to improve the results of Web Mining by making use of the new semantic structure of the Web and to make use of Web Mining for creating the Semantic Web.
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Title: REVIEW PAPER ON TO PERFORM PREDICATIONS USING DATA MINING & SESSION IDENTIFICATION

Title: REVIEW PAPER ON TO PERFORM PREDICATIONS USING DATA MINING & SESSION IDENTIFICATION

In general most of the users have tendency to open several pages simultaneously and in between, use some non browsing applications such as Ms-word, Excel etc for their own personal work, in such cases data recorded in server log only shows the requested time of the web pages and cannot help us to find out which web page and for how long has been really browsed on client machine. The calculated browsing time comparison shows that the time is reduced by considering the actual scenario of web page usage, which gives realistic browsing time of the user behavior at the web page. Web Usage Mining and its algorithms have a bigger scope as far as research is concerned. Web mining and its application area is still in its infancy and requires more research. Besides Web content and Web Link, the Web Usage Mining is one of the most important areas of web mining research.
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Applications of concurrent access patterns in web usage mining

Applications of concurrent access patterns in web usage mining

For web access patterns mining, the original ordering of the pages is important. If a page appears twice in succession in the same sequence, then only the first request will remain following pre-processing. There are many such sequences for the msnbc dataset which contain repetitive/adjacent items or single items only. Therefore, pre-processing has been extended for the experiments which reduces data sequences by 60%. The final file has been divided fairly equally into four datasets called msnbc1.dat to msnbc4.dat, with each processed separately, to make computation more manageable.
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Web Page Noise Removal - A Survey

Web Page Noise Removal - A Survey

Layout Based Detachment Approach (LDBA) technique is used for extracting the content from web pages. Structural analysis, tag tree parsing, block acquiring page segmentation and content extraction also involved with LDBA. Structural analysis is applied to the web page for finding out the tags accessible in the web page. In this technique web page, i.e HTML format is converted into XML format. The DOM tree is created based on the XML file generated [14]. The HTML parser generates independent tag tree corresponding to each web page linked to a website. The tag trees are then incorporated into a single tree. The unnecessary tags include tags that are not closed and tags that will lack child node. The unwanted tags are removed using BAPS technique. After the data extraction, boundary of blocks is eliminated to get the required information.
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Effective Cleaning of Educational Website Usage Patterns and Predicting their Next Visit

Effective Cleaning of Educational Website Usage Patterns and Predicting their Next Visit

Figure1: Categorization of Web Data mining Web content mining (WCM) is to find useful information in the content of web pages[4] e.g. free Semi-structured data such as HTML code, pictures, and various unloaded files. Web structure mining (WSM) is use to generating a structural summary about the web site and web pages. Web structure mining tries to discover the link structure of the hyperlinks at the inter document level. Web content mining mainly focuses on the structure of inner document, Web usage mining (WUM) is applied to the data generated by visits to a web site, especially those contained in web log files. I only highlighted and discussed research issues involved in web usage data mining. Web usage mining (WUM) or web log mining, users’ behavior or interests is revealed by applying data mining techniques on web. Three main sources of web log file are
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Page Ranking Algorithm Based on Counts of Link
          Hits (PRCLH): An Implementation

Page Ranking Algorithm Based on Counts of Link Hits (PRCLH): An Implementation

WCM describes the automatic search of information resources available online, and involves mining web data content. It is emphasis on the content of the web page not its links. It can be applied on web pages itself or on the result pages obtained from a search engine. WCM is differentiated from two different points of view: Information Retrieval (IR) View and Database View. In IR view, most of the researches use bag of words, which is based on the statistics about single words in isolation, to represent unstructured text. For the semi-structured data, all the works utilize the HTML structures insides the documents. For database view, Web mining always tries to infer the structure of the Web site to transform a Web site to become a database.
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