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IIIT-Bangalore hosts India's first Web Observatory

Published: 22 February 2015
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India’s first web observatory was launched at the International Institute of Information Technology–Bangalore on Tuesday 17th February 2015.

The Web Observatory which was launched by Professor S Sadagopan and Professor Dame Wendy Hall has been set up in partnership with the Web Science Trust, the University of Southampton and other global web science laboratories.

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Executive Director of the Web Science Institute at the University of Southampton, the UK, said, “The web has changed lives irrevocably and the observatory is crucial in providing the data and data analytics to support evidence-based policy making and business intelligence in the future. It is great to see the development of the observatory at IIIT-B as the first step of the evolution of network of web observatories in India.”

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