Characteristics of .au Websites: An Analysis of Large-Scale Web Crawl Data from 2005
Ackland, Robert, Spink, Amanda H., & Bailey, Peter (2007) Characteristics of .au Websites: An Analysis of Large-Scale Web Crawl Data from 2005. In The Thirteenth Australasian World Wide Web Conference (AusWeb07), 30 June - 4 July 2007, Charlesworth Bay, NSW.
This paper presents a preliminary analysis of Websites contained in a large-scale crawl of the .au domain that was collected by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in late 2005. Our analysis is based on a 10 percent random sample of the CSIRO crawl dataset, which contains around 10 million Web pages from approximately 200,000 Websites. This paper represents the first step in a larger planned project which we title the ".au Census", the aim of which is to use large-scale Web crawls to conduct research into commercial and social aspects of the Australian public Web. The primary aim of the present paper is to analyse the data's properties. We find that the dataset predominantly consists of commercial Websites (78 percent of sites are ".com.au") while .edu.au, .org.au and .net.au sites each account for around 5-6 percent of all sites (and .gov.au sites are approximately 2 percent).
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Additional Information:||The contents of this conference can be freely accessed online via the conference's web page (see hypertext link).|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700) > Information Retrieval and Web Search (080704)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Robert Ackland, Amanda Spink & Peter Bailey|
|Deposited On:||21 Aug 2008|
|Last Modified:||29 Feb 2012 23:35|
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