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How The Web Was Born

Author : James M. Gillies
ISBN : 0192862073
Genre : Computers
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Two Web insiders who were employees of CERN in Geneva, where the Web was developed, tell how the idea for the World Wide Web came about, how it was developed, and how it was eventually handed over at no charge for the rest of the world to use. 20 illustrations.
Category: Computers

Corpus Linguistics And The Web

Author : Marianne Hundt
ISBN : 9789042021280
Genre : Computers
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Using the Web as Corpus is one of the recent challenges for corpus linguistics. This volume presents a current state-of-the-arts discussion of the topic. The articles address practical problems such as suitable linguistic search tools for accessing the www, the question of register variation, or they probe into methods for culling data from the web. The book also offers a wide range of case studies, covering morphology, syntax, lexis, as well as synchronic and diachronic variation in English. These case studies make use of the two approaches to the www in corpus linguistics – web-as-corpus and web-for-corpus-building. The case studies demonstrate that web data can provide useful additional evidence for a broad range of research questions.
Category: Computers

The Web Library

Author : Nicholas G. Tomaiuolo
ISBN : 0910965676
Genre : Computers
File Size : 22.46 MB
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Describes how to create a digital library of documents, images, articles, indexes, and other free resources found on the World Wide Web.
Category: Computers

Usability For The Web

Author : Tom Brinck
ISBN : 9780080520315
Genre : Computers
File Size : 21.15 MB
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Every stage in the design of a new web site is an opportunity to meet or miss deadlines and budgetary goals. Every stage is an opportunity to boost or undercut the site's usability. Usability for the Web tells you how to design usable web sites in a systematic process applicable to almost any business need. You get practical advice on managing the project and incorporating usability principles from the project's inception. This systematic usability process for web design has been developed by the authors and proven again and again in their own successful businesses. A beacon in a sea of web design titles, this book treats web site usability as a preeminent, practical, and realizable business goal, not a buzzword or abstraction. The book is written for web designers and web project managers seeking a balance between usability goals and business concerns. Examines the entire spectrum of usability issues, including architecture, navigation, graphical presentation, and page structure. Explains clearly the steps relevant to incorporating usability into every stage of the web development process, from requirements to tasks analysis, prototyping and mockups, to user testing, revision, and even postlaunch evaluations.
Category: Computers

Creative Content For The Web

Author : Marc Millon
ISBN : 1871516978
Genre : Computers
File Size : 32.10 MB
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This text shows how to create attractive, effective content for the World Wide Web. It is aimed at the reader wishing to use the Web as an open forum for writing, to write for electronic publishers, commercial and corporate clients, self-promotion and publishing tool, or to post academic articles.
Category: Computers

The Web Services And Service Oriented Architecture Revolution

Author : Melvin B. Greer
ISBN : 9780595382477
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 75.34 MB
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While Web services technology is a straightforward extension of existing Internet technology, its ultimate impact on the enterprise will be profound. The Web Services and Service Oriented Architecture Revolution is about providing dramatic business performance improvements through incremental technological innovation. While the initial focus of the revolution is on cost reduction, the ultimate objective is to enable the "Agile Enterprise." Current marketplace disillusionment notwithstanding, author Melvin B. Greer Jr. provides immediate, real-world project benefits to those willing and able to develop and follow a well-conceived Web services game plan. Embarking on this journey is not an easy endeavor, and the stakes are high. But some businesses are already achieving significant benefits in actual mission-critical, high-performance, productive applications that rely on Web services technology. Don't let your competitors begin the migration to this emerging technology before you do. With patience and the right help, your enterprise can succeed!
Category: Business & Economics

The Pattern In The Web

Author : Roma Alvah King
ISBN : 0873384121
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Charles Williams has achieved considerable reputation for his novels. He has been recognized as a brilliant theologian and a sensitive literary critic. But Williams himself wished most to be remembered as a poet, and trusted his future literary reputation to the two-volume series of poems on the Arthurian theme, Taliessin Through Logres and The Region of the Summer Stars.Of the first volume Williams wrote: "The matter and the style require and reward attention. The poems do not so much tell a story or describe a process as express states or principles of experience. The names and incidents of the Arthurian myth are taken as starting-points for investigation and statement on common and profound experience." In this first full-length study of these poems, they receive, in both matter and style, the close attention that Williams requested.The emphasis in this study is on the quality of these poems as poetry and only secondarily upon their religious content. Although essentially Christian, they are placed within the context of the multifaceted, many-changing forms of recurring myths. Thus they represent one of the few attempts in the twentieth century to encapsulate and age-old and ever-recurring "pattern in the web" in a brilliant structure that is thoroughly modern.
Category: Literary Criticism

Data Mining The Web

Author : Zdravko Markov
ISBN : 9780471666554
Genre : Computers
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This book introduces the reader to methods of data mining on the web, including uncovering patterns in web content (classification, clustering, language processing), structure (graphs, hubs, metrics), and usage (modeling, sequence analysis, performance).
Category: Computers

Making The Most Of The Web In Your Classroom

Author : Timothy D. Green
ISBN : 9781412915748
Genre : Education
File Size : 78.76 MB
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The authors show how to use Web tools to enhance learning, and discuss student safety, appropriate “netiquette”, legal considerations, and ISTE NETS technology and content standards.
Category: Education

Web Search Public Searching Of The Web

Author : Amanda Spink
ISBN : 9781402022692
Genre : Computers
File Size : 52.65 MB
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This book brings together results from the Web search studies we conducted from 1997 through 2004. The aim of our studies has been twofold: to examine how the public at large searches the Web and to highlight trends in public Web searching. The eight-year period from 1997 to 2004 saw the beginnings and maturity of public Web searching. Commercial Web search engines have come and gone, or endured, through the fall of the companies. We saw the rise and, in some cases, the demise of several high profile, publicly available Web search engines. The study of the Web search is an exciting and important area of interdisciplinary research. Our book provides a valuable insight into the growth and development of human interaction with Web search engines. In this book, our focus is on the human aspect of the interaction between user and Web search engine. We do not investigate the Web search engines themselves or their constantly changing interfaces, algorithms and features. We focus on exploring the cognitive and user aspects of public Web searching in the aggregate. We use a variety of quantitative and qualitative methods within the overall methodology known as transaction log analysis.
Category: Computers

A Course On The Web Graph

Author : Anthony Bonato
ISBN : 0821884069
Genre : Mathematics
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"A Course on the Web Graph provides a comprehensive introduction to state-of-the-art research on the applications of graph theory to real-world networks such as the web graph. It is the first mathematically rigorous textbook discussing both models of the web graph and algorithms for searching the web. After introducing key tools required for the study of web graph mathematics, an overview is given of the most widely studied models for the web graph. A discussion of popular web search algorithms, e.g. PageRank, is followed by additional topics, such as applications of infinite graph theory to the web graph, spectral properties of power law graphs, domination in the web graph, and the spread of viruses in networks. The book is based on a graduate course taught at the AARMS 2006 Summer School at Dalhousie University. As such it is self-contained and includes over 100 exercises. The reader of the book will gain a working knowledge of current research in graph theory and its modern applications. In addition, the reader will learn first-hand about models of the web, and the mathematics underlying modern search engines."--Publisher's description.
Category: Mathematics

U S Government On The Web

Author : Peter Hernon
ISBN : 1591580862
Genre : Computers
File Size : 77.57 MB
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Updated with the latest information on the current administration, a guide to United States government information on the Web includes material on the Department of Homeland Security, the Patriot Act, and the E-Government Act of 2002.
Category: Computers

Information Politics On The Web

Author : Richard Rogers
ISBN : 0262182424
Genre : Computers
File Size : 83.5 MB
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An analysis of how the Web practices politics in the way it makes information available, with a plan to make the Internet a "collision space" for alternative accounts of reality.
Category: Computers

Law And The Web Of Society

Author : Cynthia L. Cates
ISBN : 1589013573
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 60.82 MB
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From birth certificates and marriage licenses to food safety regulations and speed limits, law shapes nearly every moment of our lives. Ubiquitous and ambivalent, the law is charged with both maintaining social order and protecting individual freedom. In this book, Cynthia L. Cates and Wayne V. McIntosh explore this ambivalence and document the complex relationship between the web of law and everyday life. They consider the forms and functions of the law, charting the American legal structure and judicial process, and explaining key legal roles. They then detail how it influences the development of individual identity and human relationships at every stage of our life cycle, from conception to the grave. The authors also use the word "web" in its technological sense, providing a section at the end of each chapter that directs students to relevant and useful Internet sites. Written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in law and society courses, Law and the Web of Society contains original research that also makes it useful to scholars. In daring to ask difficult questions such as "When does life begin?" and "Where does law begin?" this book will stimulate thought and debate even as it presents practical answers.
Category: Political Science

Genres On The Web

Author : Alexander Mehler
ISBN : 9048191785
Genre : Computers
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The volume “Genres on the Web” has been designed for a wide audience, from the expert to the novice. It is a required book for scholars, researchers and students who want to become acquainted with the latest theoretical, empirical and computational advances in the expanding field of web genre research. The study of web genre is an overarching and interdisciplinary novel area of research that spans from corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, NLP, and text-technology, to web mining, webometrics, social network analysis and information studies. This book gives readers a thorough grounding in the latest research on web genres and emerging document types. The book covers a wide range of web-genre focused subjects, such as: • The identification of the sources of web genres • Automatic web genre identification • The presentation of structure-oriented models • Empirical case studies One of the driving forces behind genre research is the idea of a genre-sensitive information system, which incorporates genre cues complementing the current keyword-based search and retrieval applications.
Category: Computers

Spatial Data On The Web

Author : Alberto Belussi
ISBN : 9783540698784
Genre : Computers
File Size : 63.39 MB
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This book focuses on the modeling and management of spatial data in distributed systems. The authors have structured the contributions from internationally renowned researchers into four parts. The book offers researchers an excellent overview of the state-of-the-art in modeling and management of spatial data in distributed environments, while it may also be the basis of specialized courses on Web-based geographical information systems.
Category: Computers

The Web Content Style Guide

Author : Gerry McGovern
ISBN : 0273656058
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 74.47 MB
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As quality becomes ever more critical in differentiating successful websites, the need for a professional approach to your content is growing. The Web Content Style Guideprovides a set of standards and rules to ensure consistent quality content and a flawless service to your readers.
Category: Business & Economics

Javascript The Web Technologies Series

Author : Don Gosselin
ISBN : 9780538748872
Genre : Computers
File Size : 89.70 MB
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Now in its fifth edition, JAVASCRIPT guides beginning programmers through Web application development using the JavaScript programming language. As with previous editions of this book, Don Gosselin introduces key Web authoring techniques with a strong focus on industry application. A real-world project, similar to what students would encounter in a professional setting, is developed throughout each chapter. Since professional Web development jobs often require programmers to add features to an existing site, each chapter project uses a professionally designed Web site. After completing the course, students will be able to use JavaScript to build professional quality, dynamic Web sites. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Computers

Javascript And Ajax For The Web

Author : Tom Negrino
ISBN : 013210427X
Genre : Computers
File Size : 29.31 MB
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This task-based, visual reference guide has been fully revised. It uses step-by-step instructions and plenty of screenshots to give beginning and intermediate Web designers what they need to know to learn JavaScript. Readers can start from the beginning to get a tour of the programming language, or look up specific tasks to learn just what they need to know. In this updated seventh edition, readers will find new information on Ajax design and modern coding techniques.
Category: Computers