This article presents a beginning point for understanding log file assessment techniques. This paper identifies and discusses measurement techniques and issues for the analysis of webserver and CGI interface logfiles, describes the "lessons learned" from two projects which assessed use of a web-enabled tool at a large federal agencies, and postulates about other types of research which might benefit from the employment of log file analysis techniques
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