A Survey on Research trends & approaches used for structuring Web server log files data

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
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Volume-24 Number-1
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Rupesh Sendre


Rupesh Sendre "A Survey on Research trends & approaches used for structuring Web server log files data". International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT) V24(1):11-16, June 2015. ISSN:2231-2803. www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract -
Web server log access file is a simple plain text file, contains information about every visit to the pages hosted on a server like when they were requested, the internet protocol (IP) address of the request, the error code, the number of bytes sent to the user, and the type of browser used. Web servers can also capture referrer logs, which show the page from which a visitor makes the next request. Since the web server log files contains huge amount of information which may be unstructured or unorganized, hence it is required that server information must be structured prior to perform any analysis. In this paper I have discussed the various approaches that can be used for this purpose & elaborate the research trends in this field.

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Web usage mining, Web log, Web server access log file, big data.