In recent years the growth of the World Wide Web exceeded all expectations. Today there are several billions of HTML documents, pictures and other multimedia files available via internet and the number is still rising. But considering the impressive variety of the web, retrieving interesting content has become a very difficult task.So, the World Wide Web is a fertile area for data mining research.Web mining is a research topic which combines two of the activated research areas: Data Mining and World Wide Web. Web mining research relates to several research communities such as Database, information Retrieval and Artificial intelligence, visualization.This paper reviews the research and application issues in web mining besides proving an overall view of Web mining.
Pandia, Manoj; Pani, S. K.; Padhi, S.K.; Panigrahy, L.; and Ramakrishna, R.
"A Review Of Trends In Research On Web Mining,"
International Journal of Instrumentation Control and Automation: Vol. 1
, Article 8.
Available at: https://www.interscience.in/ijica/vol1/iss1/8