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What Do You Mean? - Revisiting Statistics for Web Response Time Measurements

@inproceedings{Ciemiewicz2001WhatDY,
  title={What Do You Mean? - Revisiting Statistics for Web Response Time Measurements},
  author={David M. Ciemiewicz},
  booktitle={Int. CMG Conference},
  year={2001}
}
Using empirical data from an Internet/WAN distributed Web response time measurement system, this paper explores the relative applicability and usefulness of the geometric mean and geometric standard deviation, and introduces the lognormal distribution for quantifying the response time measurements. These statistics are particularly useful in the areas of Web content performance comparison and SLA monitoring of service providers such as Content Providers, CDNs, ASPs, MSPs, and Web Hosting… 

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