Information reuse among government websites in Asian countries

Lui, Siu Man, and Chun Yu, Calvin (2007) Information reuse among government websites in Asian countries. In: Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Information reuse and Integration,Las Vegas, NV, USA,2007, pp. 158-163. From: Information Reuse and Integration, 13-15 Aug 2007, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

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Abstract

This paper studied the government websites of 47 member nations of the United Nations in Asia. To investigate the extent of information availability and information reuse among these websites, data on number of pages, number of pages receiving incoming hyperlinks and number of pages containing outgoing hyperlinks of the government websites of each nation were gathered .from major commercial search engines. The correlations of information availability and reuse with economics indicators, information technology advancement indicators, and democracy level indicators of these nations were examined. We jilrther analyzed the information reuse within the government websites by examining the hyperlinks interlinking among the websites of all selected nations. We considered these government websites as a hyperlinked network and used network analysis and visualization techniques to analyze and visualize the network structure. The results identified the role and significance of each nation in this government information network.

Item ID: 3098
Item Type: Conference Item (Research - E1)
ISBN: 1-4244-1500-4
Keywords: e-government; network analysis; information reuse; websites
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Date Deposited: 28 Sep 2009 05:49
FoR Codes: 08 INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES > 0806 Information Systems > 080606 Global Information Systems @ 60%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1606 Political Science > 160607 International Relations @ 40%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture @ 60%
94 LAW, POLITICS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES > 9402 Government and Politics > 940202 Electoral Systems @ 40%
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