A component-based open hypermedia approach to integreting structure services

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  • Kaj Grønbæk
  • Peter J. Nürnberg
    Peter J. NürnbergCenter for the Study of Digital Libraries, Texas A&M UniversityUnited States
  • Dirk Bucka-Lassen
    Dirk Bucka-LassenDepartment of Computer Science, Aarhus UniversityDenmark
  • Claus Aagaard Pedersen
    Claus Aagaard PedersenDepartment of Computer Science, Aarhus UniversityDenmark
  • Olav Reinert
    Olav ReinertDepartment of Computer Science, Aarhus UniversityDenmark
  • Department of Computer Science
In this paper, we consider the issue of integrating different structure services within a component-based open hypermedia system. We do so by considering the task of collaborative editing, which calls for a variety of different structures traditionally supplied by different structure services. We discuss the nature of collaborative editing and how it can be supported by a combination of spatial and navigational hypermedia services. We then present a component-based open hypermedia system architecture and describe various methods of integrating different structure services provided within such an architecture. We show the advantages of integration within a component-based framework over other means of integration, highlighting some of the main advantages of the component-based approach to open hypermedia system design and implementation.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNew Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia
Volume5
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)179-205
Number of pages26
ISSN1361-4568
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999

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