Web presence of Selected Asian Countries: A Webometric Study

Jalal, Samir Kumar and Biswas, Subal Chandra and Mukhopadhyay, Parthasarathi Web presence of Selected Asian Countries: A Webometric Study., 2009 . In Fifth International Conference on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics, Dalian, China, 13-16 September 2009. [Conference paper]


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The paper focuses on the Web presence and visibility of Asian countries websites. The paper tries to highlight the Web presence using some webometric indicators like Internet access, webpages, number of Internet users, and link studies. The study analyzes the web presence using popular search engines like Altavista, Google, Yahoo and MSN. An attempt has also been taken to find out the Web Impact Factor (WIF) for selected Asian countries. The result shows that China (43.7%), Japan (16.7%) and India (10.4%) occupy highest web presence amongst Asian countries based on the total number of effective Internet users. China being the second highest number of Internet users having 11.8% after USA (19.7%) followed by India with 4.9% of world Internet Users and Japan is having the highest number of webpages followed by China and South Korea.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: web presence, visibility, WIF and Asian countries
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: kumar jalal
Date deposited: 13 Jan 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:15
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/13667


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