Ranking of Educational Web Sites in Indian Perspective for Usability Evaluation

  • Heena Gupta
  • Sanjay Kumar Dubey
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)


Educational Web sites are very popular among students these days for various educational needs. The success of such Web sites depends on the effective user interface, and the user interface is related to the usability. But users, especially students, find several difficulties in exploring these sites, e.g., some sites do not give what exactly the student wants, the lack of questions bank, no search boxes, and many more. The selection of best site is very difficult when several alternatives are available. To overcome these issues, the present paper proposed a hierarchical model to evaluate the rank of usability of educational sites in Indian context. The ranking is based on the various attributes of usability and is evaluated by using the AHP technique and later validated with the help of entropy method. With this technique, we can judge the mostly used Indian educational site among the given alternatives. This would become easy for the general people to find the most popular Web site in the future by using the presented approach.


Usability AHP Entropy Education Model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science and EngineeringAmity University Uttar PradeshNoidaIndia

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