Encyclopedia of Portal Technologies and Applications

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Tatnall, Arthur
Idea Group Inc (IGI), Apr 30, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 1308 pages
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The Encyclopedia of Portal Technologies and Applications offers complete coverage of the nature, characteristics, advantages, limitations, design, and evolution of Web portals. Other topics include semantic portals, philosophical portal issues, and personal portals. This authoritative encyclopedia encompasses the economics of setting up and using personal portals, knowledge management, strategic planning, user acceptance, security and the law.

State-of-the-art portal technology and applications are also described in the Encyclopedia of Portal Technologies and Applications. This comprehensive reference source contains more than 200 articles from academics, experts, and practitioners from around the world. It covers technical characteristics of portals and portal applications in a wide range of areas from business to science and will appeal to a wide range of readers.

 

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Contents

Mobile Portals for Knowledge Management
599
Modelling Public Administration Portals
606
Models and Technologies for Adaptive Web Portals
615
Modifying the News Industry with the Internet
624
Mouse Tracking to Assess Enterprise Portal Efficiency
632
The MP3 Player as a Mobile Digital Music Collection Portal
637
Navigability Design and Measurement
642
NetworkCentric Healthcare and the Entry Point into the Network
647

Assessing Weblogs as Education Portals
58
Australian General Practitioners Use of Health Information
65
The Beijing Olympics 2008 Advertainment Portal
70
Benefits and Limitations of Portals
75
Bioinformatics Web Portals
82
Biotechnology Portals in Medicine
89
The BIZEWEST Portal
94
The Bluegem Portal
98
Business Challenges of Online Banking Portals
102
Business Module Differentiation
106
A Case Study of an Integrated University Portal
114
Challenges and Pitfalls in Portal Information Management
118
Changing the Interface to High School Education
123
A Coaching Portal for IT Project Management
126
Collaborative Enterprise Portals
134
Collaborative RealTime Information Services via Portals
140
Commercial and OpenSource Web Portal Solutions
146
Commercialization of Web Portals
152
Community Geographic Domain Names
157
Comparing Portals and Web Pages
162
A Comprehensive Methodology for Campus Portal Development
166
Constructing and Deploying Campus Portals in Higher Education
172
The Content of Horizontal Portals
178
A ContentIncentiveUsability Framework for Corporate Portal Design
182
Countermeasures for Protecting Legally Sensitive WebPowered Databases and Web Portals
188
CrossCultural Dimensions of National Web Portals
192
A Declarative Approach for Designing Web Portals
197
Design of a Proposed Nursing Knowledge Portal
204
Designing a Portal and Community with the Community Generator
212
Designing Portals for Knowledge Work
217
Developing a Knowledge Management Portal
223
Developing Online Learning Portals in Low Bandwidth Communities
228
Developing Semantic Portals
235
The Development Strategy of Sina and Sohu
244
Digital Interactive Channel Systems and Portals
249
Digital Rights Protection Management of Web Portals Content
256
Dynamic Taxonomies and Intelligent UserCentric Access to Complex Portal Information
264
EBusiness Standards Setting
270
ECommerce Portals
275
Economical Aspects when Deploying Enterprise Portals
282
Education Portal Strategy
290
The Effects of Enterprise Portals on Knowledge Management Projects
296
Effort Estimation for the Development of Web Portals
304
EGovernment Portals Personalization
310
EManagement Portal and Organisational Behaviour
316
An Empirical Study of a Corporate ELearning Portal
321
Employee SelfService Portals
327
Empowerment and Health Portals
332
Enabling Technology and Functionalities of Shopping Portals
337
Encouraging Global IS Collaborative Networks with a Knowledge Portal
341
Enhancing Electronic Governance in Singapore with Government Portals
348
Enhancing Portal Design
353
Enterprise Portals and Web Services Integration
360
EPortals in Dubai and the United Arab Emirates
364
European Quality Observatory
368
Evaluation of Web Portals
376
EValue Creation in a Government Web Portal in South Africa
384
Evolution of Portals
391
Evolution of the Milwaukee Public Schools Portal
397
Factors Affecting Portal Design
402
From the Intranet to the Enterprise Knowledge Portal
408
The Future of Portals in EScience
413
A Generic Model of an Enterprise Portal
419
Guided Product Selection and Comparison of ECommerce Portals
425
Health Portals
431
Helping Chinese Enterprises be Successful in Global Markets
437
Hosting Portals on an EMarketplace
442
How Corporate Portals Support Innovation
449
How to Promote Community Portals
454
Identifying Knowledge Assets in an Organisation
461
The IFIP Portal
469
Impacts and Revenues Models from Brazilian Portals
476
Implementing Portals in Higher Education
482
Industry Portals for Small Businesses
488
Information Visualization
494
IntelligentAgentSupported Enterprise Information Portal
501
Interoperability Integrating EGovernment Portals
507
Investing in Portals for Benefits and Gains
513
Java Portals and Java Portlet Specification and API
516
KM Cyberary is a Gateway to Knowledge Resources
522
Knowledge Servers
527
LargeScale ASP Replication of DatabaseDriven Portals
532
LargeScale Integrated Academic Portals
538
Learning Geography with the GPortal Digital Library
547
Library Portals and an Evolving Information Legacy
554
A Local Community Web Portal and Small Businesses
559
Management Issues in Portlet Development
564
Metadata for Web Portal
571
A Mobile Portal for Academe
577
Mobile Portal Technologies and Business Models
583
Mobile Portals
587
Mobile Portals as Innovations
594
Ontologies in Portal Design
653
Ontology Web Services and Semantic Web Portals
658
Open Access to Scholarly Publications and Web Portals
669
An Open Streaming Content Distribution Network
677
OpenSource Online Knowledge Portals for Education
684
Paradox of Social Portals
689
Personal Portals
694
Personalizing Web Portals
699
The Portal as Information Broker
705
Portal Development Tools
712
Portal Economics and Business Models
719
Portal Features of Major Digital Libraries
724
Portal for Artificial Intelligence in Education
737
Portal Models and Applications in CommodityBased Environments
743
Portal Quality Issues
747
Portal Strategy for Managing Organizational Knowledge
755
Portal Technologies and Executive Information Systems Implementation
763
Portals and Interoperability in Local Government
769
Portals for Business Intelligence
776
Portals for Development and Use of Guidelines and Standards
782
Portals for Integrated Competence Management
788
Portals for Knowledge Management
795
Portals for Workflow and Business Process Management
801
Portals in Application Integration
805
Portals in Consumer Search Behavior and Product Customization
811
Portals in the Public Sector
814
Portals of the Mind
821
Portals Supporting a Mobile Learning Environment
826
Power and Politics in University Portal Implementation
831
Presentation Oriented Web Services
835
Privacy Preserving Data Portals
842
Project Management Web Portals and Accreditation
848
Providing Rating Services and Subscriptions with Web Portal Infrastructures
855
Provision of Product Support through Enterprise Portals
863
Security Threats in WebPowered Databases and Web Portals
869
Semantic Community Portals
875
Semantic Integration and Interoperability among Portals
881
Semantic Portals
887
Semantic Web Implications for Web Portals
894
Semantic Web Portals
901
Semantic Web RDF and Portals
905
Service Quality in EGovernment Portals
912
Setting Up and Developing an Educational Portal
918
Sharing and Managing Knowledge through Portals
924
SHRM Portals in the 21st Century Organisation
927
SMEs and Portals
934
Software Agent Augmented Portals
940
SpatioTemporal Portals for Continuously Changing Network Nodes
947
SQL Injection Attack as a Threat of Web Portals
953
Standardisation for Electronic Markets
960
State Portals as a Framework to Standardize EGovernment Services
968
Strategic Planning Portals
974
A Study of a Wine Industry Internet Portal
979
Success Factors for the Implementation of Enterprise Portals
985
A Supplier Portal in the Automotive Industry
992
Supply Chain Management and Portal Technology
997
Supporting Pedagogical Strategies for Distance Learning Courses
1002
Teaching Collaborative Web Portals Technology at a University
1011
TopicOriented Portals
1020
A TwoTier Approach to Elicit Enterprise Portal User Requirements
1026
Ubiquitous Access to Information Through Portable Mobile and Handheld Devices
1033
The Ubiquitous Portal
1040
University Portals as Gateway or Wall Narrative or Database
1045
Usability Engineering and Research on Shopping Portals
1050
Usability Sociability and Accessibility of Web Portals
1054
User Acceptance Affecting the Adoption of Enterprise Portals
1060
User Modeling in Information Portals
1068
Using Intelligent Learning Objects in Adaptive Educational Portals
1074
Vertical Web Portals in Primary Education
1079
Visit Duration and Consumer Preference toward Web Portal Conent
1085
Visual Metaphors for Designing Portals and Site Maps
1091
Watermarking Integration into Portals
1104
Web Directories for Information Organization on Web Portals
1110
Web Museums and the French Population
1117
Web Museums as the Last Endeavor
1124
Web Portal Application Development Technologies
1131
The Web Portal as a Collaborative Tool
1138
Web Portal for Genomic and Epidemiologic Medical Data
1144
A Web Portal for the Remote Monitoring of Nuclear Power Plants
1151
Web Portals as an Exemplar for Tourist Destinations
1157
Web Portals Designed for Educational Purposes
1161
Web Services for Learning in Educational Settings
1166
Web Site Portals in Local Authorities
1169
Web Usability for NotforProfit Organisations
1177
Web Casts as Informal ELearning for Scientific Centers
1184
What is a Portal?
1194
Widgets as Personalised MiniPortals
1200
Wireless Local Communities in Mobile Commerce
1204
WSRP Relationship to UDDI
1210
WSRP Specification and Alignment
1217
Index
1224
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Arthur Tatnall is an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Business at Victoria University in Melbourne, Australia. In his PhD he used actor-network theory to investigate adoption of Visual Basic in the curriculum of an Australian university. Arthur’s research interests include technological innovation, history of technology, project management, information systems curriculum, information technology in educational management and electronic business. Much of his research is based on the use of actor-network theory. Arthur is a Fellow of the Australian Computer Society and active in the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) as Chair of IFIP WG9.7 – History of Computing, Chair of IFIP WG3.4 – ICT in Professional and Vocational Education and a member of IFIP WG3.7 – Information Technology in Educational Management. He has published widely in journals, books, book chapters and conference proceedings and recently edited the Encyclopaedia of Portal Technology and Applications, and Web Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications for IGI Global. Arthur is also Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Actor-Network Theory and Technological Innovation, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Education and Information Technologies and Editor of the Journal of Business Systems, Governance and Ethics. [Editor]

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