An Analysis on Web Mining and its Applications
With the fast growing of the Internet and its Web users all over the world, how to manage and discover useful patterns from tremendous and evolving Web information sources became new challenge to our data engineering researchers. Nowadays, many current and emerging Web applications require real time
monitoring and analyzing user patterns in the Web. Due to the huge amount of information available on the web, the World Wide Web has becoming one of the most important resources for extracting the information and knowledge discoveries. Web mining is a newly emerging research area concerned with analyzing the World Wide Web. It is concerned mainly with its content, structure and usage. As the Web is the largest storehouse of knowledge of our time it has become essential to learn how to exploit its potential. The primary goal of the web site owner is to provide the relevant information to the users to fulfill their needs. Web mining technique is used to categorize users and pages by analyzing usersbehavior, the content of pages and order of URLs accessed.