Files Created by Lighthouse Studio

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Files created when creating surveys on the local PC

 

Name       Description  
STUDYNAME.ssi Main authoring file.  Contains all questionnaire information.
STUDYNAME.ssi.bak Backup of .ssi file.
STUDYNAME_pwds.csv Passwords database, contains merged data.

 

Files created by CBC studies only

STUDYNAME_CBC1_<DesignID>.cgiContains design information

 

Files created by CVA studies only

STUDYNAME_CVA1_<DesignID>.cgiContains design information

 

Files created by studies with MaxDiff exercises

STUDYNAME_MXD<ExerciseID>_<DesignID>.cgiDesign file for a particular MaxDiff exercise.

 

Files created in the Web Upload folder to upload to the web server

 

Name       Description
STUDYNAME_questionnaire.cgi Main web questionnaire file before database is loaded.
STUDYNAME_path.cgi Contains server path information.  
STUDYNAME_pwds.cgiContains password information
STUDYNAME_config.cgiContains database and admin module information
login.htmlLogin page.  Entry point for respondents.  
admin.htmlAdmin Module login page.  Entry point for study administrators.

 

Files created by CBC studies only

STUDYNAME_CBC1_<DesignID>.cgiContains design information

 

Files created by CVA studies only

STUDYNAME_CVA1_<DesignID>.cgiContains design information

 

Files created by studies with MaxDiff exercises

STUDYNAME_MXD<ExerciseID>_<DesignID>.cgiDesign file for a particular MaxDiff exercise.

 

Perl Files

ciwweb.pl

admin.pl

maxdifflibX_X_X.pl

ciwlibX_X_X.pl

authlibX_X_X.pl

pverlibX_X_X.pl

grdlibX_X_X.pl

enterlibX_X_X.pl

acalibX_X_X.pl

cbclibX_X_X.pl

acbclibX_X_X.pl

 

(where X_X_X is the version number of the software, e.g. 8_0_0)

 

Files created during data collection on the Web server (You should not delete these files manually during fielding. If you click the Reset Survey option in the Online Administrative Module, these files and folders are deleted.)

 

Name       Description  
STUDYNAME_qst.cgiMain web questionnaire file after database is loaded.
error_log.cgiError log file reporting errors in the survey. Please review contents and contact Sawtooth Software if this file exists in your /admin directory.
STUDYNAME_ACBC_log.cgiACBC log file created by ACBC studies.  Contains warnings and error messages.

 

Files located in the graphics/system and their corresponding image files

jquery-X.X.X.min.jsLocated in graphics/system.  JavaScript library.
jquery-ui-X.X.X.min.jsLocated in graphics/system.  JavaScript library.
ssi_admin_styleX_X_X.cssCSS Stylesheet for Admin Module
ssi_admin_javascriptX_X_X.cssJavascript library for Admin Module
ssi_styleX_X_X.cssCXX Stylesheet for surveys
ssi_javascriptX_X_X.jsJavascript library for surveys

 

(where X_X_X is the version number of the software, e.g. 8_0_0)

 

Files created during analysis of data on the local PC

 

Name       Description    
STUDYNAME.csvExported data file (Comma-Separated Values)  
STUDYNAME.layData layout file for .tab file  
STUDYNAME.xmlUsed in the online simulator
STUDYNAME.savExported SPSS(TM) data file  
STUDYNAME.tabExported text-only data file  
STUDYNAME.txtText file of open-end responses (created by export)  
STUDYNAME.xlsExported Excel data file

 

CBC Files

CBCEXERCISENAME.attCBC Attribute label file (created by export)  
CBCEXERCISENAME.choCBC choice data file, discrete choice only (created by export)  
CBCEXERCISENAME.chsCBC choice data file, allocation data only (created by export)  

 

ACBC Files

ACBCEXERCISENAME.acbccalCalibration concept design and responses, by respondent
ACBCEXERCISENAME.alpEstimated population means for part-worths from HB, by iteration
ACBCEXERCISENAME_Counts.csvCounts results by individual (created by Analysis+ACBC Counts)
ACBCEXERCISENAME.covCovariance matrix from HB
ACBCEXERCISENAME.csvContains part-worth utilities computed via Analysis+HB (or monotone)
ACBCEXERCISENAME.gammaContains history of estimates of task-specific scale factors from HB (Otter's method)
ACBCEXERCISENAME.hbuContains part-worth utilities computed via Analysis+HB (or monotone)
ACBCEXERCISENAME.logContains summary report of fit statistics by iterations for HB runs
ACBCEXERCISENAME.prcPrior covariance matrix used for HB runs
ACBCEXERCISENAME.restartRestart file for HB runs
ACBCEXERCISENAME.stdStandard deviations by part-worth parameter by respondent from HB
ACBCEXERCISENAME.sumContains final estimate of population means and covariances for HB runs
ACBCEXERCISENAME.valValues file describing any linear coding of utilities for use in SMRT

 

MaxDiff Files

MAXDIFFEXERCISENAME.attMaxDiff attribute label file (created by export)
MAXDIFFEXERCISENAME.choMaxDiff choice data file (created by export)
MAXDIFFEXERCISENAME.effEffects file defining coding method and interaction terms (created by export)
MAXDIFFEXERCISENAME.positionRespondent answer positions within each task (created by export)
MAXDIFFEXERCISENAME.mtrxPrior covariance matrix (created by export)
MAXDIFFEXERCISENAME.valValues file specifying values for linear or user defined variables (created by export)

 

ACA Files

ACAEXERCISENAME.acaContains attribute level text to accompany .utl for ACA  
ACAEXERCISENAME.acdACA audit trail file (export to HB)  
ACAEXERCISENAME.hbuACA/HB conjoint utility file (created by computing utilities via HB)  
ACAEXERCISENAME.utlACA conjoint utility file (created by computing utilities)  

 

CVA Files

CVAEXERCISENAME.attContains attribute level text to accompany .utl for CVA  
CVAEXERCISENAME.hbuCVA/HB conjoint utility file (created by computing utilities via HB)  
CVAEXERCISENAME.utlCVA conjoint utility file (created by computing utilities)  

 

 

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