Thursday, June 17, 2004

Lennart Björneborn ( has found out that Webometric link analysis is still possible, using HotBot!
Here is his very valuable information...

Looks like HotBot ( gives inlink counts for whole
sites for search strings like: and domain:uk

(with your home page as no 4 on the result list :-)
Somewhat confusingly, HotBot highlights search operators like 'and' and
'domain' in the result list ...)

Also possible to stem urls like: and

HotBot uses the Inktomi database - owned by Yahoo (cf. - so let's see how
long they'll keep the advanced search operators ... :-(

Friday, June 04, 2004

Xumei Li See the Webometrician to have written a 'Fast Breaking' paper!

Webometrie - Wikipedia A German-language web encyclopedia. Lennart Bjorneborn pointed this out to me.