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WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet

1999

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Number of papers: 561

  1. Utopia, Oblivion, or Muddled Compromise? Fantasies and Realities about the Coming Global Society (POWERPOINT SLIDES)

    Nathaniel S. Borenstein, University of Michigan, United States

    pp. 2-6

  2. Human Communication and the Design of the Modern Web Architecture

    Roy T. Fielding, University of California, United States

    A software architecture determines how system elements are identified and allocated, how the elements interact to form a system, the amount and granularity of communication needed for interaction,... More

    p. 7

  3. All's WELL That Ends: The Origins and Future of Online Community

    Steve Jones, University of Illinois at Chicago, United States

    This presentation is focused on the connections between online community and commerce/economics, particularly the rhetoric of community as it has been taken up by those in e-commerce endeavors. It... More

    p. 8

  4. Escaping Entropy Death: Why The Web Works For Business

    Simon Phipps, IBM UK Laboratories, United Kingdom

    The world of computing is being revolutionised by the Web, Java and XML. This talk explains why. Expect clear ideas, interesting examples, humour and energy. A new paradigm is breaking on the... More

    p. 9

  5. Taking Hypertext Seriously: Scholarship and Storytelling

    Mark Bernstein, Eastgate Systems, Inc., United States

    The artifactual form of books and journals undergoes continual change and refinement, as technologies and tastes change from generation to generation. As serious writing migrates from the printed... More

    pp. 11-14

  6. Computer Crime in the Net - The Case of the Virus

    Walter J. Jaburek, EDV Concept Technisches Büro für Informatik GmbH, Germany

    pp. 15-18

  7. 3D Inhabited Virtual Worlds Interactivity and interaction between avatars, autonomous agents, and users

    Jens F. Jensen, Aalborg University, Denmark

    This paper addresses some of the central questions currently related to 3-dimensional In-habited Virtual Worlds (3D-IVWs), their virtual interactions and communication. First, 3D-IVWs – seen as a... More

    pp. 19-26

  8. Non-Topical Factors in Information Access

    Jussi Karlgren, SICS, Sweden & Helsinki University, Finland

    Research in information retrieval has traditionally concentrated on making assumptions about the content of documents based on very shallow semantic analysis through word occurrence statistics of... More

    pp. 27-31

  9. Adapting Web Information to Disabled and Elderly Users

    Alfred Kobsa, GMD FIT - German National Research Center for Information Technology, Germany

    Substantial research and standardization efforts already exist to make it easier for people with physical impairments to perceive and interact with web pages. This paper describes work aimed at... More

    pp. 32-37

  10. THE LEGAL OBSTACLES AND THE PROBLEM OF TRUST ON THE INTERNET

    Dagmar M. Koch

    When doing eCommerce on the Internet the various country-specific legislations are often a potential risk to companies that want to leverage the global aspect of the Internet and new markets.... More

    pp. 38-47

  11. Telematics Applications for High Quality Educational and Clinical Support to Practicing Professionals and Medical Students

    G. F. Walter, A. C. Stan, U. von Jan, A. J. Porth & H. K. Matthies, Hannover Medical School, Germany; A. Ammann, Quintessence Publishing Co. ltd., Germany

    The era we are living in is often referred to as "the age of communication". The combination of new and rapidly developing interactive multimedia computers and applica-tions with electronic... More

    pp. 48-53

  12. Digital Heritage and Cultural Content Towards a European cultural information landscape

    Bernard Smith, European Commission, Luxembourg

    The European Commission's 5 th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development, 1998-2002 1 is divided into five thematic and three horizontal programmes. The Information Society ... More

    pp. 54-55

  13. Client Design for Service Centric Architectures

    Mark T. Smith, Hewlett Packard Laboratories, United States

    Next generation computing clients and appliances are components of systems and applications that are service centric, and the potential for economic growth of e-commerce and e-services that use... More

    pp. 56-61

  14. Integrating Multimedia Techniques into CS Pedagogy

    Ahmad Nasri, American University of Beirut, Lebanon; Anne-Louise Radimsky, California State University, United States; Bon K. Sy, Queens College/CUNY, United States; Sandra Honda Adams, Sacred Heart University, United States; Richard Jou, Winston-Salem State University, United States

    Through its grants, the National Science Foundation sponsors workshops that inform faculty of current topics in Computer Science. Such a workshop, entitled, "Developing Multimedia-based... More

    pp. 63-68

  15. Web-CS: Infrastructure for Web-based Competitions

    P.F.M. Bierhoff, P.M.E. De Bra & A.t.m. Aerts, Eindhoven University of Technology

    Most cooperative environments that have been developed for the Web are designed for groups of people with "equal rights" working together on a task, possibly supervised by a single level of... More

    pp. 69-74

  16. Teaching Via the Web: A Self-Evaluation Game Using Java for Learning Logical Equivalence

    Marco Aiello, Universiteit van Amsterdam; Alessandro Agostini, Universit` a di Siena, Italy

    pp. 75-80

  17. Evaluation And Comparison Of Web-Based Testing Tools

    Anastasios A. Economides, Manos Roumeliotis & Grigoris Baklavas, University of Macedonia, Greece

    In this paper, we evaluate popular Web-based tools for test design, implementation, delivery, automatic grading and result analysis. We compare these tools with respect to the variety of question... More

    pp. 81-86

  18. The Evolution of Electronic Pedagogy in an Outcome Based Learning Environment: Learning, Teaching, and the Culture of Technology at California's Newest University- CSU Monterey Bay

    George Baldwin, California State University Monterey Bay, United States

    CSU Monterey Bay is the newest university in the CSU system. CSUMB's vision statement distinguishes the institution from others in the system by promoting learning paradigms of Outcome Based... More

    pp. 87-93

  19. IMAGO - Web Based Mapping Solution for Business Processes Modelling

    Claudio Barbero, CSELT S.p.A., Italy

    This paper describes the experience gained by the Telecom Italia Network Direction with IMAGO (the Italian acronym for Multilevel Interface for Graphic Organizational Analysis), an application... More

    pp. 94-99

  20. A Study of Asynchronous and Synchronous Discussion on Cognitive Maps in a Distributed Learning Environment

    Madhumita Bhattacharya, National Institute of Multimedia Education, Japan

    A comparative study of use of asynchronous (bulletin board) and synchronous (chat) for discussion on three learning units based on the cognitive maps developed by the learners has been made. We... More

    pp. 100-105