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WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet

1999

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Number of papers: 561

  1. A Hybrid Architecture for Filtering Information on the Web

    Alessandro Micarelli, Filippo Sciarrone & Mauro Marinilli, Università di Roma Tre

    The system described in this paper has been developed with the aim of increasing the efficiency of Web Information Filtering processes and is based on a Case-Based approach. It currently acts as ... More

    pp. 690-695

  2. Virtual Laboratory for Image Processing

    Norbert Harrer, Technical University; Nenad Marovac, San Diego State University, United States

    The concept of Remote Education has captured considerable attention of educational organizations and the public. World wide expansion of Internet and its promulgation into every corner of our... More

    pp. 696-699

  3. Successful Learning in the New Millennium: A New Web Learning Paradigm

    Laurie Nelson & Joanne Ruttan, Brigham Young University, United States; Margaret Martinez, Performance Dimensions, United States; Victor Bunderson, Brigham Young University, United States

    This paper addresses the question of how to use Web technology to learn smarter, manage change better, continually improve learning, and offer more productive performance solutions. Offering a... More

    pp. 700-704

  4. A New Paradigm for Successful Learning on the Web

    Margaret Martinez, Performance Dimensions, United States

    How do we support successful, lifelong learners and help them competently respond to rapidly changing opportunities in the 21st century. The answer lies in how well we understand the sources for... More

    pp. 705-710

  5. Modeling Information to Support Value-Adding: EdNA Online

    Jon Mason, Education.Au Limited, Australia; Graham Adcock, GEA.Com, Australia; Albert Ip, The University of Melbourne, Australia

    An historical and technical account of the development of EdNA Online, a website which serves the education and training community within Australia and focused on maximising the benefits of the... More

    pp. 711-716

  6. How to Make Discussion Forums Work on the WWW

    Hermann Maurer, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Norbert Rozsenich, Austrian Ministry for Transport and Research, Austria; Marianne Sapper, Bohmann Pub.Co., Austria

    It has often been claimed that networks like the WWW must not be seen just as huge distributed information systems, but rather also as systems that allow transactions, cooperation and... More

    pp. 717-722

  7. Idle Computing Resources as Micro-Currencies -Bartering CPU Time for Online Content

    Michael May, Technical University of Munich, Germany

    In this paper we present a brokerage system for using idle computing resources as a micro-currency for Web services hardly quantifyable with real currencies as downloading stock charts or accessing... More

    pp. 723-728

  8. Ethical Considerations in Web-Site Design: Developing a Graphical Metric

    Wd McDaniel & Pc McGrew, EDPP, United States

    Kant's belief that duty and respect should be the basis for interacting with our fellow humans forms the basis for many discussions as new technologies emerge. Each new technology that changes the... More

    pp. 729-733

  9. Web-based Training: A South African Experience

    M.a. Mearns, Rand Afrikaans University

    The future of the people of Africa is believed to be determined through education, organisation and energisation [Mbeki 1997]. In building Africa's information society acceleration towards... More

    pp. 734-738

  10. The Design of a Web-based Multipath Exploration Environment for Constructing and Exploiting the Historical Events

    D. Bolis & G. Kouroupetroglou, University of Athens, Greece; Ch. Metaxaki-Kossionides, University of Thrace, Greece; St. Lialiou, University of Athens, Greece

    In this work we present the design of an environment to construct and exploit historical events. The event can be a personality, a historical event or a time period. Various sources can be... More

    pp. 739-744

  11. Using 3D For Electronic Commerce On The Web: A Psychological Perspective

    Gareth E. Miles & Andrew Howes, Cardiff University, United Kingdom

    We argue that the limited use of 3D technologies in e-commerce should not discourage designers from using these technologies. A review of empirical psychological work, supported by a model of... More

    pp. 745-750

  12. The Alliance+ Project: An Innovative Partnership to Promote Teacher Training on Internet’s Use in the Curriculum

    Cindy L. Miles, League for Innovation in the Community College, United States; Geoffrey Andrews, Polaris Career Center, United States; Lani Ritter, Cleveland Municipal Schools, United States

    The background, partnerships, strategic decisions, and design features of the Alliance+ program are presented. Alliance+ brings a national community college organization, a career center, a... More

    pp. 751-757

  13. No Time to Kill: Entrainment and Accelerating Courseware Development

    Paula Crnkovich Millington, University of Utah, United States

    This paper examines the concept of time in multimedia, web-based courseware development. The biological concept of entrainment as extended to social psychology reveals four components of... More

    pp. 758-763

  14. A New Role for the University in the Information Age

    Thomas Monaghan, University of Notre Dame, United States

    This paper will propose an emerging role for the University in light of the technological tidal wave that has occurred in the recent decade. It will scan the changing landscape facing higher... More

    pp. 764-769

  15. The SAGRES Virtual Museum with Software Agents to Stimulate the Visiting of Museums

    Márcia Cristina Moraes, Instituto de Informática - PUCRS, Brazil; Ana Carolina Bertoletti, Museu de Ciências e Tecnologia - PUCRS, Brazil; Antônio Carlos da Rocha Costa, Escola de Informática - UCPEL, Brazil

    The SAGRES system is an environment built on the Web, that facilitates the presentation of information bases of the museum, in a way which is adapted to the individual characteristics of each... More

    pp. 770-775

  16. Privacy is a Right and not a Privilege: Why Legislation is Necessary to Protect Privacy

    Noreen Mac Morrow, University of Strathclyde, United Kingdom

    This paper discusses the concept of privacy and looks at threats to this right stemming from the electronic age. Legislation, in the form of data protection law is discussed as a means to protect... More

    pp. 776-781

  17. Techniques to Implement High Speed Scalable Dynamic On-line Systems

    Michael Müldner & Duane Currie, Acadia University, Canada

    This paper describes the techniques involved in the implementation of high-speed online systems that are efficient, scalable and robust. The Acadia Institute for Teaching and Technology (AITT) at... More

    pp. 782-787

  18. An Experiment with Computer-Supported Cooperative Work: Shared Workspace

    Tomasz Müldner, Acadia University, Canada; Soon Ping Phang, Malaysia

    pp. 788-793

  19. Distributed Marking System: CORBA Implementation

    Tomasz Müldner, Acadia University, Canada; Ali Elbashiri, ADT Center, Canada

    pp. 794-799

  20. Periodic Polling for Web Cache Consistency

    Beomseok Nam & Kern Koh, Seoul National University

    As the size of proxy cache increases, the lifetime of objects in the cache would increase. If the objects in the cache were to be stored for a long time without checking its validity, the number ... More

    pp. 800-804