.outfile produced by TRACER when executed documents the detection process. Should a detection task fail, the
.outfile will show users where the process stopped allowing them to more easily locate the source of the error. Users familiar with Java may wish to consult TRACER's Javadoc to help locate errors. To do so, navigate to your TRACER folder in the terminal and type
ant javadoc. Open the generated
index.htmlfile in a browser to see all TRACER classes and packages.
TRACER_DATAfolder (which stores the results of previous analyses) before running new analyses. Why? Because it could be that existing computed files are creating conflicts with the settings you changed for a new analysis.