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Running an OSA Experiment

Start the OSA Server

If you have created your configuration and your experiment, then you are ready to run an experiment session. To verify that your experiment is ready to run, and to start the OSA Server, click on "Experiments" in the "User Menu" box on the left side of this page. When the experiment is set up, you'll see that in the "Actions" column for your experiment session, there is a button labelled "Run" on the right side of the "Experiments" page. Click on the 'Run' button to start the OSA Server for your session. (If you see a File Download dialog box after you click 'Run', click Open to open the Server.) As soon as you enter a 'Session Name' and a 'Session Log' the OSA Server will start and is then available to accept connections from OSA Client applications.

Start the OSA Session

As Client connections are made they appear in the "OSA - Server Control" window on the Server tab. Once all of the students have logged into the experiment session, you can start the OSA Server by clicking "Start Session."

Screen Capture: Typical Client Screen as seen by Subject

Viewing Results

Once the experiment has comcluded, a 'Results' button will appear next to it in the Experiment listing. Click this button to relaunch the server and view the results.

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