The World Wide Web (Web) has been providing an important and indispensable platform for receiving information and disseminating information as well as interacting with society on the Internet. With its astronomical growth over the past decade, the Web becomes huge, diverse and dynamic. The application of data mining techniques to the web is called Web Mining. Web Mining aims to discover interesting patterns in the structure, the contents and the usage of web sites. An indispensable tool for the webmaster, it has, nevertheless, a long road ahead in which visualisation plays an important role. Currently, Web mining techniques has emerged as an important research area to help Web users find the information needed. This paper is an effort in analysing the views and methodologies stated by various authors on various processes in mining the web.
Menon, Sindhu P and Hegde, Nagaratna P
"Requisite for Web Usage Mining – A Survey,"
International Journal of Computer Science and Informatics: Vol. 3
, Article 12.
Available at: https://www.interscience.in/ijcsi/vol3/iss1/12