Graph Based Approach for Mining Frequent Sequential Access Patterns of Web Pages
The Internet has impacted almost every aspect of users' society. Since the number of web sites and web pages has grown rapidly, discovering and understanding web users' surfing behavior are essential for the development of successful web monitoring and recommendation systems. To capture users' web access behavior, one promising approach is web usage mining which discovers interesting and frequent user access patterns from web logs. Sequential Web page Access pattern mining has been a focused theme in data mining research for over a decade with wide range of applications. The aim of discovering frequent sequential access (usage) patterns in Web log data is to obtain information about the navigational behavior of the users.