Intelligent Hypertext: Advanced Techniques for the World Wide Web

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Springer Science & Business Media, Oct 15, 1997 - Computers - 182 pages
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This book constitutes a coherent anthology consisting of invited chapter-length papers on intelligent hypertext techniques with special emphasis on how to apply these techniques to the World Wide Web.
The book provides an introductory preface by the volume editors and chapters on information comprehension through hypertext, efficient techniques for adaptive hypermedia, annotaded 3D environments on the Web, user models for customized hypertext, conceptual analysis of hypertext, two-level models of hypertext, the TELLTALE dynamic hypertext environment, hypertext for collaborative authoring, information retrieval and information agents.
 

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Contents

Enhancing Information Comprehension Through Hypertext
xiii
2 Semantic Link Design
1
Technical Details
5
4 Additional Issues
6
Further Enhancing Information Comprehension
7
Efficient Techniques for Adaptive Hypermedia
10
2 What Can be Adapted in Adaptive Hypermedia
11
22 Adaptive Navigation Support
12
4 Conceptual Neighborhood
77
5 Conceptualization Processes
81
6 Summary Implementation and Future Work
84
TwoLevel Models of Hypertext
88
12 Problems with Hypertext Links
89
13 TwoLevel Models of Hypertext
90
2 Declarative TwoLevel Models
91
22 Other NetBased Models
94

3 Adaptive Hypermedia Techniques
14
32 Adaptive Navigation Support Techniques
17
4 Evaluation of Adaptive Hypermedia Techniques
20
41 Evaluation of an Adaptive Presentation Technique
21
Sorting
22
Hiding and Annotation
23
Conclusion
25
Exploring Annotated 3D Environments on the World Wide Web
29
11 Adding 3D Contents to the Web
30
12 VRML10
31
13 VRML10 Applications
32
2 VRML10 Browsers
33
21 Application Overview
34
22 User Interaction
35
23 World Model
36
3 VRML10 Application Examples
37
32 The Virtual Sardinia Project
39
4 Conclusions
41
User Models for Customized Hypertext
45
2 Motivation for generating diverse forms of a text
46
22 Customisation based language level and writing style
48
24 Customisation by level of abstraction
49
3 Customisation without duplication
50
4 User models to customise hypertext
52
41 Domain representation level
53
43 Individual level
54
44 Building the model
55
51 Authentication
56
54 Customisation
59
6 Support for authoring
60
62 Executable pages
62
63 Customisation interface
63
8 Issues for adaptive hypertext
64
82 Learner Control
65
Conceptual Analysis of Hypertext
68
2 Resource Metainformation
70
3 Conceptual Linkage
75
23 Clustering Models
97
3 Procedural TwoLevel Models
99
31 Computed Links
100
32 Automated Link Construction
101
4 Conclusions
102
Approaches to Scalability
107
2 TELLTALE A Dynamic Hypertext Environment
108
21 Dynamic Link Types Using ngrams
109
22 Hypertext Interface Overview
114
23 Text Highlighting Techniques
115
24 Multilingual Text
117
3 Scalability Research Platform
119
31 Prototype Goals
120
32 Data Structures
121
33 Algorithms Used
122
34 Scaling Experiments
123
35 Future Prototype Experiments
124
4 Summary and Conclusions
126
Domain Model Based Hypertext for Collaborative Authoring
129
2 Domain Model Based Semantic Nets
130
21 Domain Analysis
131
23 Rules and Operators
132
3 Experiences
133
32 The Support of Coordination
135
33 Construction of HTML Documents
138
4 Discussion
139
Information Retrieval Information Structure and Information Agents
143
11 Related Work
146
2 Organizing Principles for Information Gathering Search Engines
148
21 Segmenters
149
22 Structure Detectors
155
23 Assembly of Information Agents
161
Compiling Reports from Tabular Data
166
Automatic Information Gathering with Customized Indexes
168
41 Experimental Data
172
5 Discussion
174
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About the author (1997)

Jacob Kogan is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Dr. Kogan received his Ph.D. in Mathematics from Weizmann Institute of Science, and has held teaching and research positions at the University of Toronto and Purdue University. His research interests include Text and Data Mining, Optimization, Calculus of Variations, Optimal Control Theory, and Robust Stability of Control Systems. From 2001 he has also been affiliated with the Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland Baltimore County.

Charles Nicholas is currently a Professor of Computer Science and Chair of the Computer Science and Electrical Engineering Department at UMBC, where he has been since 1988. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University in 1988. Dr. Nicholas' research interestsinclude electronic document processing, information retrieval, and software engineering. Dr. Nicholas has served five times as the General Chair of the ACM Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM), most recently in 2002. He also twice chaired the Workshop on Digital Document Processing, PODP'96 and PODDP'98.

Marc Teboulle is a Professor in the School of Mathematical Sciences, Tel-Aviv University. He received his D.Sc. from the Technion, Israel Institute of Technology in 1985, and has held positions at the Israel Aircraft Industries, Dalhousie University, the University of Maryland, and visiting positions in various academic institutions in France and the USA. His main research interests are in the area of nonlinear optimization: theory, algorithmic analysis and its applications. He is onthe editorial board of the journals: Mathematics of Operations Research and the European Series in Applied and Industrial Mathematics, Control, Optimisation and Calculus of Variations. He served as chairman of the Department of Statistics and Operations Research at the School of Mathematical Sciences of Tel-Aviv University during 1999-2002.