IRStats development

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IRStats Development Goals

Features

  • 'Browse View' style public stats.
  • Non-public stats accessed via screen plugins.
  • Default 'out-the-box' configuration.
  • Generalisation to repository reporting tool. Graphs available on e.g. citation counts.
  • the ability to see users paths through the site.
  • the ability to gather stats about how pages are used in eprints. Example: "how many times is this button used compared to this button" or "does anyone actually use this feature"

Back End

  • Full integration with EPrints Configuration.
  • Replacement of ChartDirector with an open-source charting package.
  • Anonymisation of downloaders to comply with privacy legislation.
  • HTML produced with DOM objects (high priority - solves UTF8 issues)
  • Import from apache logs

Wishlist

Things which don't need to go in the first release, but we should keep in mind so we don't make them hard to add later.

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