A Revised Data-preparation Method for Web Usage Mining
Zhang Xiaodi (Department of Information System,Northwest Polytechnical University,Xi'an 710072)
Data preparation plays a key role in the process of Web usage mining.Only the accurate data has been obtained after data preparation,can the analysis be oriented to the right way.This paper analyzes the difficulties involved in the data preparation process and proposes the UBPS heuristics rules to recover the absent web access sequences. Experiment show that the rules can help to identify the transactions and benefit the exploring of users' browsing patterns hidden in the web access data.
【CateGory Index】： TP311.13