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Written by: Ian Hickman
Defining a User Session
A user session is all the interactions that a user makes with the site in one sitting. There are several ways that the logs could be split into sessions:
Defining a User Session using Time
How long should the certain value between user accesses be? To answer this, the frequency distribution of site access times needs to be seen. (i.e. how many pages are displayed for 0 seconds, how many for 1 etc.) The results are displayed below.
The peak at 15-17 seconds in the first of these graphs is analysed here.
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