International Journal of Computer Science and Communication Networks (IJCSCN)
As there is an enormous growth in the web in terms of web sites, the size of web usage data is also increasing gradually. But this web usage data plays a vital role in the effective management of web sites. This web usage data is stored in a file called weblog by the web server. In order to discover the knowledge, required for improving the performance of websites, the authors need to apply the best preprocessing methodology on the server weblog file. Data preprocessing is a phase which automatically identifies the meaningful patterns and user behavior.