An Assessment of The Web Presence of Top 10 University in Southeast Asia
Sharul Hafiz Razak1, SuElyaNamira Mohamed2, Nor Azman Ismail3, NurinaIzzati Ramzi4
1Sharul Hafiz Razak, School of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
2SuElyaNamira Mohamed, School of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
3Azman Ismail, School of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
4NurinaIzzati Ramzi, School of Computing, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 02 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 06 July 2019 | Manuscript published on 30 July 2019 | PP: 3316-3319 | Volume-8 Issue-9, July 2019 | Retrieval Number: I8746078919/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijitee.I8746.078919
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Abstract: The web presenceis said to be one of the factors a university to be visible in the web space. This study aims to assess Southeast Asia universities on the web space and expose the impact of universities online presence to the rank of the universities in the Southeast Asia region. The contribution of universities website in indicating the performance of the university by using the webometrics analysis method has not been widely done yet by other researchers.The use of webometrics analysis in determining the level of visibility of a web domain is still onthe early stage. To gather information about web links and visibility, search engine and web crawlers was used as well as webometrics analysisand web mention in analyzing the web presence and influence. Scatter plotwas generated to have a better insight of the analysis result. In summary, the study shows the involvement of the universities website on the web space does not give a directimpact to the ranking of the university in the world but the web mention by Wikipedia to the universities do have an impact. The use of webometrics analysis and web mention to study the web structure of an institution is possible.
Keywords: Academic Website, Webometrics Analysis, Web Mention, Social Media.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences