Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IPTV increases opportunities of earning profits for ISPs, and opens new content markets to Content Provider (CP) and Program Provider (PP). In order to expand the markets and maximize profits, IPTV providers need to create more appealing programs and better broadcasting schedules by understanding the usage patterns and user behaviors. They can gather log data from the Set-Top Box (STB) and network devices. However, due to huge amounts of log files in large-scale IPTV system, it is not easy to perform deep analysis for various metrics on time.