International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Engineering & Technology
Preprocessing is an important step in Web usage mining. Web log files are the great source of knowledge which can be used to analyze behavior of online users. Data cleaning, user identification and session identification are involved in data preprocessing. The time spent by user on the web page is considered for calculating session. There are so many pattern mining methods which can be applied on preprocessed data. The preprocessing techniques will maximize the quality of pattern mining methodologies and the results can be used for recommender systems to find the behavior of a user.