Technique Week long field study August 2004 Customer side logging with BHO Recorded all pages saw (archive level, not ou.


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20 portable PC clients (16 M, 4F; 19-47) Highly instructed, fundamentally ... Rapid web clients have been found to see more pages and surf web more frequently than dial-up clients. ...
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# Pages Visited [1] 14 every day [2] 21 every day [3] 42 every day [our results] (Table 1) 258 every day (60-732) Earlier research was caught at a solitary area, [3] incorporated the occasions. Fast web clients have been found to view more site pages and surf web more frequently than dial-up clients. Web-mail, news destinations, pop-up windows may represent increments. Velocity of Browsing [3] noted fast skimming with few holes > 10 sec./page [our results] (Table 2) Burst: quick visits with < 1 minute between pages. Normal 82 seconds, 7 pages, 12 sec./page Bursts can cross program windows Browser Window Usage [no past results found] [our results] (Table 1) Overall few pages saw for each window, however a few windows utilized broadly (max 27-255 pages). Window returns to (for route) low. Sessions [1] ~1 at regular intervals (25.5 min. cutoff) [4] 3 every day (10 min. cutoff) [5] 0.6 log-ins every day [our results] (Table 2) 9.4 every day (10 min. cutoff), 5.4 every day (30 min. cutoff ) Web Browsing Today: The Impact of Changing Contexts on User Activity Kirstie Hawkey and Kori Inkpen Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University {hawkey, inkpen}@cs.dal.ca Changing Contexts IE wins the program wars Netscape Navigator prevailing program Napster Google device bar High-speed devoted line Females half of web clients Internet a day by day instrument at work and at home 14.4 or 28.8K dial-up 56K dial-up Typical client: male, youthful, taught 10,000 sites [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] our study 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Method Week long field study August 2004 Client-side logging with BHO Recorded all pages saw (report level, not outlines/pictures) Web destinations were blinded to energize ordinary skimming action Participants 20 tablet clients (16 M, 4F; 19-47) Highly instructed, principally specialized On avg. 22-28 hrs/wk web scanning Impact of Changes in Browsing Behavior Need for consistent cooperations amongst client and instrument: Sheer number of pages went by make manual apparatuses that work on the per-page level illogical Often fast speed of skimming Behaviors differ significantly both crosswise over clients and inside the searching of a solitary client Solutions must oblige the changing needs and practices of clients. Correlation Difficulties Methodologies vary extraordinarily: Logging programming area (customer side, server-side, intermediary) Definition of \'page went by\' (stored pages, explored to, completely stacked, outlines, page components, for example, pictures) Date of the study Speed of Internet association Browser usefulness % of aggregate perusing caught Location of skimming caught Previous Research [1] 1994: Catledge & Pitkow, Characterizing Browsing Strategies in the WWW (bar. 1995) [2] 1995: Tauscher & Greenberg, Revisitation Patterns in WWW Navigation (bar. 1997) [3] 1999-2000: Cockburn & McKenzie, What Do Web Users Do? An Empirical Analysis of Web Use (bar. 2001) [4] Circa 2000: Grace-Martin & Gay, Web Browsing, Mobile Computing and Academic Performance (bar. 2001) [5] Circa 2001-2002: Jackson et al., Internet Attitudes and Internet Use: Some Surprising Findings from the Homenettoo Project (bar. 2003)

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