International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering (IJARCSSE)
The tremendous growth of the web world incorporates application of data mining techniques to the web logs. Data mining and World Wide Web encompasses an important and active area of research. Web log mining is analysis of web log files with web pages sequences. Web mining is broadly classified as web content mining, web usage mining and web structure mining. Web usage mining is a technique to discover usage patterns from Web data, in order to understand and better serve the needs of Web-based applications. URL mining refers to a subclass of Web mining that helps the authors to investigate the details of a Uniform Resource Locator (URL). URL mining can be advantageous in the fields of security and protection.