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Serving Enhanced Hypermedia Information

  • George Lepouras
  • Costas Vassilakis
  • George R. S. Weir
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2291)

Abstract

An apparent limitation of existing Web pages is their inability to accommodate differences in the interests and needs of individual users. The present paper describes an approach that dynamically customises the content of public Web-based information via an interceding ‘enhancement server’. The design and operation of this system is described with examples drawn from two current versions. Indications from early trials support the view that this approach affords considerable scope for accommodating the needs and interests of individual Web users.

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • George Lepouras
    • 1
  • Costas Vassilakis
    • 1
  • George R. S. Weir
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Informatics and TelecommunicationsUniversity of AthensAthensGreece
  2. 2.Department of Computer and Information SciencesUniversity of StrathclydeGlasgowUK

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