Context-Driven Hypertext Specification

  • Sara Comai
  • Davide Mazza
  • Elisa Quintarelli
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5648)


The aim of the paper is the introduction of a compositional methodology for specifying context-driven hypertexts, that is the possibility to filter the available -usually too rich- knowledge and personalize the hypertext specification according to the notion of context. We use a methodology and a context model, recently proposed in the database literature, to tailor data on the basis of some predefined aspects on the user, the environment, and the possible scenarios, and we adapt them to specify also the hypertext schemata of the target application. The applicability of the work is shown on a running example and the advantages w.r.t. well known approaches for designing Web applications are highlighted.


Student Internship Context Model Context Data Context Dimension Partial View 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sara Comai
    • 1
  • Davide Mazza
    • 1
  • Elisa Quintarelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Elettronica e InformazionePolitecnico di MilanoItaly

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