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. COLLNET JOURNAL OF SCIENTOMETRICS AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT, 2010, vol. 4, n. 2, pp. 57-68. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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The paper focuses on the Web presence and visibility of websites of Asian countries. The paper tries to highlight the Web presence using some webometric indicators like Internet access, webpages, number of Internet users, and link counts. The study analyzes the web presence using popular search engines like Altavista, Google, Yahoo and MSN. An attempt has also been made to find out the Web Impact Factor (WIF) for selected Asian countries. The result shows that China (43.7%), Japan (16.2%) 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: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Web Presence, Visibility, Web Impact Factor, Asian Countries, Domain Structure, Link Analysis, Webometric Study
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: kumar jalal
Date deposited: 06 Oct 2011
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:20
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/16178


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