AN OVERVIEW OF WEB MINING : TOOLS,TECHNIQUES AND CHALLENGING ISSUES.
The World Wide Web (WWW) is a very advanced area for data mining research. Web mining is a hot research topic that help the users to find useful and needed information from a large amount of digital text documents available on the Web, knowledge or databases. Web mining combines two of the activated research areas: Data mining and World Wide Web. The Web mining research topic relates to Database, Information Retrieval (IR) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).The paper presents the overview of searching or extracting information from the Web. According to analysis targets, Web mining can be divided into 3 different categories, which are Web Content Mining, Web Structure Mining and Web Usage Mining. This paper mainly focuses on the categories of Web mining, tools, techniques and challenging issues in Web environment
Web Mining, Web Usage Mining, Web Content Mining, Web Structure Mining.