Hypertext Principles

  • Susan Jones

Abstract

The idea of hypertext seems to have a strong appeal to the computing community; it is for instance a far more visible topic in the popular literature than other obviously useful but less glamorous applications. A number of very different systems go under the hypertext umbrella; this chapter attempts to show what they have in common and where they may legitimately differ, making comparisons and connections with other approaches to information management and retrieval.

Keywords

Sorting Ghost Prefix Editing Metaphor 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceCity UniversityNorthampton Square, LondonUK

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