Web log analysis: Diversity of research methodologies

Isak Taksa, Amanda Spink, Bernard J. Jansen

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Web log analysis is an innovative and unique field constantly formed and changed by the convergence of various emerging Web technologies. Due to its interdisciplinary character, the diversity of issues it addresses, and the variety and number of Web applications, it is the subject of many distinctive and diverse research methodologies. This chapter examines research methodologies used by contributing authors in preparing the individual chapters for this handbook, summarizes research results, and proposes new directions for future research in this area.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHandbook of Research on Web Log Analysis
PublisherIGI Global
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9781599049748
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)

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Taksa, I., Spink, A., & Jansen, B. J. (2008). Web log analysis: Diversity of research methodologies. In Handbook of Research on Web Log Analysis (pp. 506-522). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-974-8.ch025