Mangle

Statistics: June 2003

A log is kept of the options and results for each random search. I wrote a small program to analyse everything based on the data from the past month.

General
Number of searches through June 18068
Number of times the archive search was used 634
Total number of words used in searches 49168
Number of times safemode was used 758
Number of times Frames was used 15828
Number of times the query failed 695
Number of times no URL was found 127
Number of words in the database 7111


Website URL hits
The root URL was counted for each site visited. For example, If a web site address 'www.news.com/paper/june/00232.html' was hit, only 'www.news.com' was counted.

Web site root URL Hits
www.geocities.com 118
english.pravda.ru 103
www.amazon.com 99
beaskund.helloyou.ws 79
news.bbc.co.uk 78
wortschatz.informatik.uni-leipzig.de 52
www.netnews.org 49
www.cnn.com 45
members.aol.com 45
groups.yahoo.com 37
www.pbs.org 35
news.com.com 35
www.angelfire.com 32
www.nap.edu 29
citeseer.nj.nec.com 29
wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de 28
www.epa.gov 27
www.microsoft.com 26
www.guardian.co.uk 26
www.nature.com 25
www.house.gov 25
www.businessweek.com 25
psychoflubber.com 21
www.epinions.com 20
www.abc.net.au 20
www.csmonitor.com 19
www.usdoj.gov 18
www.stanford.edu 18
www.fao.org 18
www.fas.org 17
www.chron.com 17
members.tripod.com 17
biz.yahoo.com 17
Other Notables:
www.tribuneindia.com 16
www.media.mit.edu 16
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk 15
www.bbc.co.uk 15
enquirer.com 15
www.msnbc.com 14
www.w3.org 13
www.usatoday.com 13
www.washingtonpost.com 11
www.time.com 11
www.wired.com 10
msdn.microsoft.com 10
abcnews.go.com 10
www.smh.com.au 9
www.whitehouse.gov 8
www.theage.com.au 8
home.earthlink.net 8
www.fortunecity.com 6

** Note that the site wortschatz.uni-leipzig.de contains a 10000+ word list of the english language, and so this page is generally found if an odd combination of rarely used words are used in the search.


Top-level domain hits
The top-level domains (.com, .edu, .org, etc) in the web URLs were counted. The top few never seem to change.

Top-level Domain Hits
.com 5818
.org 2063
.edu 1053
.uk 604
.net 570
.gov 378
.ca 359
.au 239
.us 229
.de 109
.dk 96
.nl 89
.jp 66
.ru 55
.nz 51
.it 47
.mil 46
.fr 42
.za 41


Domain File Extension Names
The filetypes that were used in the URL were counted. The order doesn't change from month to month, however I expect to see a slight shift over a longer time period.

File Extension Hits
.html 6513
.htm 4605
Root URL 2571
.asp 899
.shtml 478
.php 314
.cfm 262
.txt 213
.stm 84
.jsp 53
.php3 47
.cgi 35
.aspx 25


Word Frequencies
Although there is an equal probability of any word being picked out of the 7111 words in the database, some words came up more often than others. These are the words that were most often picked.

Words used 25 times: sent
Words used 22 times: cache, specifying
Words used 21 times: incremental, mines, rigid, supplied
Words used 20 times: defendants, encounter, shifting
Words used 19 times: airplanes, behavior, cassette, concessions, extends, featured, interpret, kick, multinational, redemption, worries
Words used 18 times: too many !
Only 33 words were never used.


Frequency of option 'Number of words'
Number of times 1 word was used in search 2357 13.0%
Number of times 2 words were used in search 2342 13.0%
Number of times 3 words were used in search (default) 12030 66.6%
Number of times 4 words were used in search 658 3.6%
Number of times 5 words were used in search 681 3.8%


'Country' options used:
The number of times the search was restricted to specific countries.

Option: Country Number of times used
United States 1056
Canada 221
Denmark 127
Netherlands 103
Great Britain 91
United Kingdom 85
Russia 58
Australia 42
France 37
Italy 33
Korea


'Language' options used:
The number of times the search was restricted to specific languages If you want English pages, there really is no need to select English when you are using Mangle since the majority of the pages on the internet are in English, and you are using and English database of words.

Option: Language Number of times used
English 2402
Danish 92
Dutch 36
Italian 32
Korean 31
French 18
Spanish 18

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