WWW Data - Description of Contents

This data was collected by Linda Tauscher as part of her MSc thesis. It is not to be used without direct permission of Saul Greenberg.

Contents

logfiles_UofC_sorted.tar.gz

logfiles_UofC_unsorted.tar.gz

For some analyses, this sort order is necessary because it partitions the data according to the machine the browser is running, and the particular browser window.

Data structure

Field layouts

The fields recorded for the two main record types are listed below

GUI_LOG

GUI_LOG_CUSTOM

Actions Recorded

The final actions and event/action path recorded: same/new window cominbations recorded during logging.

Back

        Menu/Navigate/Back--Same_Window
        Keyboard/Navigate/Back--Same_Window

Binary_Transfer

        Mouse/Document/Anchor--Same_Window

Clear_Global_History

        Menu/Options/Clear_Global_History--Same_Window

Clone_Window

        Menu/File/Clone_Window--New_Window
        Keyboard/File/Clone_Window--New_Window

Close_Window

        Menu/File/Close_Window--Same_Window
        Keyboard/File/Close_Window--Same_Window

Exit

        Menu/File/Exit_Program--Same_Window

External_Viewer

        Mouse/Document/Anchor--Same_Window

Forward

        Menu/Navigate/Forward--Same_Window
        Keyboard/Navigate/Forward--Same_Window

Help

        Menu/Annotate/Annotate/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Annotate/Audio_Annotate/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/File/CCI/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/File/Open_URL/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/File/Mail_To/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/File/Print/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/File/View_Source/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/File/Find_In_Current/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Help/Demo--New_Window
        Menu/Help/Manual--New_Window
        Menu/Help/About--New_Window
        Menu/Help/On_Window--New_Window
        Menu/Help/What's_New--New_Window
        Menu/Help/On_Version_2.6--New_Window
        Menu/Help/On_FAQ--New_Window
        Menu/Help/On_HTML--New_Window
        Menu/Help/On_URL--New_Window
        Menu/News/Post/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/News/Follow_Up/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Window_History/Dialog/Mail/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Window_History/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog/Edit_Or_Insert/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog/Mail_To/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--New_Window
        Menu/Help/Mail_Tech_Support/Dialog--New_Window

Home_Document

        Menu/Navigate/Home_Document--Same_Window

Hotlist_Add

        Menu/Navigate/Add_Current--Same_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--Same_Window

Hotlist_Delete

        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--Same_Window

Hotlist_Edit

        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--Same_Window

Hotlist_Insert

        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--Same_Window

Hotlist_Load

        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--Same_Window

Hotlist_Save

        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--Same_Window

Interrupt

        Mouse/Button/Interrupt--Same_Window

Mail_To

        Menu/Navigate/Window_History/Dialog--Same_Window

Mosaic_Comment

        Menu/Help/Comment_Card--New_Window

New_Window

        Mouse/Button/New_Window--New_Window
        Menu/File/New_Window--New_Window
        Keyboard/File/New_Window--New_Window

News_Index

        Menu/News/Index--Same_Window

News_List_Groups

        Menu/News/List_Groups--Same_Window

News_Next

        Menu/News/Next--Same_Window
        Keyboard/News/Next--Same_Window

News_Next_Thread

        Menu/News/Next_Thread--Same_Window
        Keyboard/News/Next_Thread--Same_Window

News_Prev

        Menu/News/Prev--Same_Window
        Keyboard/News/Prev--Same_Window

News_Prev_Thread

        Menu/News/Prev_Thread--Same_Window
        Keyboard/News/Prev_Thread--Same_Window

Open_Local

        Menu/File/Open_Local--Same_Window

Open_URL

        CCI/Get--Same_Window
        CCI/Get--New_Window
        Menu/File/Open_URL--Same_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Internet_Starting_Points--Same_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Internet_Resources_Meta-Index--Same_Window
        Menu/Documents--Same_Window
        Keyboard/URL_Field/Edit--Same_Window
        Mouse/Document/Anchor--Same_Window
        Mouse/Document/Anchor--New_Window
        Remote_Control/Go_To--Same_Window
        Remote_Control/New_Win--New_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Window_History/Dialog--Same_Window
        Menu/Navigate/Hotlist/Dialog--Same_Window

Reload_Current

        Menu/File/Reload_Current--Same_Window
        Keyboard/File/Reload_Current--Same_Window

StartUp_Document

        Automatic/Navigate/StartUp_Document--Same_Window

Submit_Form

        Mouse/Document/Form/Post--Same_Window
        Mouse/Document/Form/Get--Same_Window

Telnet_Window

        Keyboard/URL_Field/Edit--Same_Window
        Mouse/Document/Anchor--Same_Window

Number of unique log stmts = 82