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Author Vercoustre, Anne-Marie ♦ Paradis, François
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
Publisher Springer-Verlag. Pp
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Simple Link Mechanism ♦ Particularly Promising ♦ Various Source ♦ New Page ♦ Significant Level ♦ Virtual Document ♦ Sgml-like Document ♦ Major Source ♦ Html Tag ♦ Treelike Structure ♦ Related Page ♦ Link Object ♦ Presentation Issue ♦ Virtual Document Prescription ♦ New Standard
Description . As the WWW becomes a major source of information, a lot of interest has arisen, not only for searching for information, but for reusing this information in new pages, or directly within applications. Unfortunately HTML tags do not provide a significant level of structure for identifying and extracting information, since they are mostly used for presentation issues. Moreover the simple link mechanism of the Web does not support the controlled traversal of links to related pages. Particularly promising is the proposal for a new standard, XML, which could bring the power of SGML to the Web while keeping the simplicity of HTML. In this paper we present a system and a language that allow reusing information from various sources, including databases and SGML-like documents, by combining it dynamically to produce a virtual document. The language uses a treelike structure for the representation of the information objects as well as link objects. The paper focuses on the selection and the tra...
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1997-01-01
Publisher Institution In Electronic Publishing '98