Improved Performance by Combining Web Pre-Fetching Using Clustering with Web Caching Based on SVM Learning Method

Kuttuva Rajendran Baskaran, Chellan Kalaiarasan


Combining Web caching and Web pre-fetching results in improving the bandwidth utilization, reducing the load on the origin server and reducing the delay incurred in accessing information. Web pre-fetching is the process of fetching the Web objects from the origin server which has more likelihood of being used in future. The fetched contents are stored in the cache. Web caching is the process of storing the popular objects ”closer” to the user so that they can be retrieved faster. In the literature many interesting works have been carried out separately for Web caching and Web pre-fetching. In this work, clustering technique is used for pre-fetching and SVM-LRU technique forWeb caching and the performance is measured in terms of Hit Ratio (HR) and Byte Hit Ratio (BHR). With the help of real data, it is demonstrated that the above approach is superior to the method of combining clustering based prefetching technique with traditional LRU page replacement method for Web caching.


Classification, Support, Confidence, Hit Ratio, Byte Hit Ratio, Web Pre-fetching, Web caching.

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