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WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet

2000

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Number of papers: 328

  1. TopBlend: An Efficient Implementation of HtmlDiff in Java

    Yih-Farn Chen, Fred Douglis, Kiem-Pong Vo & Huale Huang, AT&T Labs, United States

    The World Wide Web is growing rapidly with new and changing web content. Detecting changes in web pages is crucial for website masters who care about website integrity. It is also convenient for ... More

    pp. 88-94

  2. Collaborative Concept Mapping Processes Mediated by Computer

    Chun-Chieh Huang, Chiu-Hui Chiu & Wei-Shuo Wu, National Tainan Teachers College, Taiwan

    This paper is a report on a study, which investigated group learning processes in computer supported collaborative concept mapping. Thirty 5th grade Taiwanese students were selected to attend a... More

    pp. 95-100

  3. The Strategic Information Audit as a Front-end to the Development of a Large-scale Web Accessible Information System

    Edwin Cortez, University of Wisconsin, United States; Edward Kazlauskas, University of Southern California, United States

    This paper reports on the on-going development associated with the U.S. Department of Agriculture's effort to build a comprehensive, high performance, web-based knowledge system know as the... More

    pp. 101-105

  4. Human-Computer Interaction in Educational Multimedia: Then and Now

    Martha E. Crosby, E. Barbara Klemm & Marie K. Iding, University of Hawaii, United States

    This paper provides an historical examination of developments from human-computer interaction (HCI) and computer based instruction (CBI) in order to provide insight into present views of... More

    pp. 106-110

  5. Dinopolis - A Leading Edge Application Framework for the Internet and Intranets

    Christof Dallermassl, Heimo Haub, Hermann Maurer, Klaus Schmaranz & Philipp Zambelli, Graz University of Technology, Austria

    Dinopolis is at the moment the most universal and extendable application frame- work available. It is fully written in Java and fully compliant to today's application standards like Corba, RMI,... More

    pp. 111-116

  6. Making General-Purpose Adaptive Hypermedia Work

    Paul De Bra, Ad Aerts, Geert-Jan Houben & Hongjing Wu, Eindhoven University of Technology

    Adaptive hypermedia systems (AHS) have typically been geared towards one specific application or application area, in most cases related to education. The AHA (Adaptive Hyper-media Architecture) ... More

    pp. 117-123

  7. Online Knowledge Communities

    Sjoerd de Vries, Paul Bloemen & Lonneke Roossink, University of Twente

    This paper describes the concept of Online Knowledge Communities. We define this concept and compare this type of communities to others. In addition, we present four guidelines for the design of ... More

    pp. 124-129

  8. Attribute-Oriented Programming: A New Method for Building Personal Agents

    Peter Doemel, WebAgents, Germany

    To enable computer literate people who don't know how to program in a "usual" programming language to build their own personal software agents, a new method of composing software agents is... More

    pp. 130-135

  9. A Meta-data Driven Approach toSearching for Educational Resources in a Global Context

    Paul Doherty & Vincent Wade, Trinity College, Ireland

    As more and more educational services (e.g. on-line courses) and learning resources become available on the Internet today, it becomes increasingly difficult to identify those services or resources... More

    pp. 136-145

  10. CoFIND: steps towards a self-organising learning environment

    Jon Dron, Phil Siviter, Chris Boyne & Richard Mitchell, University of Brighton, United Kingdom

    This paper reports on the ongoing development of CoFIND (Collaborative Filter in N Dimensions), a web-based system designed to form the basis of a self-organising learning environment, where... More

    pp. 146-151

  11. Collaborative Parallel Prototyping for Web Site Design Using PICTIVE

    Lynne Dunckley & David Morse, The Open University, United Kingdom

    The paper describes the development of an organisational Web site through a collaborative design process. The design process applied the PICTIVE technique for low-tech prototyping in an innovative ... More

    pp. 152-157

  12. Extending IOS’s Collaboration via Web-Enabled Whiteboards

    Christopher Egert, Deborah Walters & Mary Flanagan, University at Buffalo, United States

    The purpose of this paper is to discuss the development of a web-based asynchronous whiteboard system used as part of an online collaborative system. The whiteboard system has been designed to... More

    pp. 158-161

  13. A Quality Assurance Methodology for Technology-Delivered Education and Training

    David Lowe, The University of Technology, Sydney, Australia; John Eklund, Access OnLine Pty Ltd, Australia

    In a climate of increased deployment of information technologies for the flexible delivery of instruction in both the higher education and private sectors, procedures for ensuring a quality outcome... More

    pp. 162-169

  14. Hands-on Science Centres around the World: How do they rate in their use of the Web?

    Allan Ellis & Karey Patterson, Southern Cross University, Australia

    Throughout the developed world there exist many Science Centres that aim to introduce people of all ages to Science and Technology. These Centres have as their brief the promotion of a greater... More

    pp. 170-175

  15. Design and Deployment Decisions within an E-Commerce Environment

    John D. Ferguson, James Miller & George R.S. Weir, Strathclyde University, United Kingdom

    E-commerce is opening new markets as well as extending existing business practices. It includes such diverse activities as electronic trading of goods and services, on-line delivery of digital... More

    pp. 176-180

  16. Using Multimedia Courseware to Bring Together Theory and Practice

    Mary Flanagan, Concordia University, Canada

    This paper describes the implementation, use, and evaluation of courses utilizing multimedia courseware to bring theory and practice together as a pedagogical strategy. In particular, we will... More

    pp. 181-186

  17. Interfacing Differently: Educating Girls in a Changing Digital Landscape

    Mary Flanagan, Concordia University, Canada

    Girls keep up with boys when it comes to using computers for activities like surfing the Internet and sending e-mail (Cook 2000). But girls are underrepresented in growing areas such as computer ... More

    pp. 187-192

  18. A Visualization System using Data Mining Techniques for Identifying Information Sources

    Tarkan Karadayi, Xiannong Meng, Wendy LawrenceFowler, Richard Fowler & Zhiaxiang Chen, University of Texas - Pan American, United States

    The World Wide Web provides great opportunities for serving as a repository of knowledge, yet presents great challenges in accessing this knowledge. Limitations of current search technologies are... More

    pp. 193-198

  19. Cecil: An Enterprise Wide and Beyond Education Delivery System. Enticing the End-User – Reflections from Auckland, New Zealand.

    Donald Sheridan & Lesley Gardner, University of Auckland, New Zealand

    Computer Supported Learning (CSL), or Cecil as we like to call it, is a university wide education delivery mechanism that supports the teaching, learning and administration delivery needs for the... More

    pp. 199-204

  20. Designing an Adaptive Web-based Training System

    John Garofalakis, Aspasia Kanta, Christos Makris, Jim Prentzas & John Tsaknakis, University of Patras, Greece

    In this paper, we present the design of a Web-based system for training on Internet technologies. The system will contain a variety of courses starting from introductory topics addressed to... More

    pp. 205-210