International Journal of Advances in Computer Science and Its Applications
Author(s) : MINI SINGH AHUJA, PRITIKA MEHRA, SUMIT CHABBRA
The World Wide Web, abbreviated as WWW and commonly known as the Web, is a system of interlinked hypertext documents accessed via the Internet. With a web browser, one can view web pages that may contain text, images, videos, and other multimedia and navigate between them by using hyperlinks. Navigation is the process through which the users can achieve their purposes in using Web site, such as to find the information that they need or to complete the transactions that they want to do. A navigability measurement metrics is a well-defined mathematical formula that maps Web sites or portals to a numerical system that indicates the navigability of the Web sites/portals. In this paper, we have presented a brief study of Web metrics, such as average out-going links from a page, fan outs of a Web site compactness, stratum, lostness etc to determine the navigational efficiency or quality of a website.