Data Preparation for Mining World Wide Web Browsing Patterns

  title={Data Preparation for Mining World Wide Web Browsing Patterns},
  author={Robert Cooley and Bamshad Mobasher and Jaideep Srivastava},
  journal={Knowledge and Information Systems},
The World Wide Web (WWW) continues to grow at an astounding rate in both the sheer volume of traffic and the size and complexity of Web sites. The complexity of tasks such as Web site design, Web server design, and of simply navigating through a Web site have increased along with this growth. An important input to these design tasks is the analysis of how a Web site is being used. Usage analysis includes straightforward statistics, such as page access frequency, as well as more sophisticated… 

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