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Proceedings. Fourth International Workshop on Web Site Evolution

2-2 Oct. 2002

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  • Proceedings Fourth International Workshop on Web Site Evolution. WSE 2002

    Publication Year: 2002
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  • Web site engineering best practice standards (IEEE 2001)

    Publication Year: 2002
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    IEEE Std. 2001-2002 Recommended Practice for the Internet - Web site engineering, Web site management, and Web site life cycle is now approved. This revision of the 1999 version incorporates recommendations on accessibility for persons with disabilities, internationalization and the concept of a site center. All of these will contribute to increased user satisfaction, and decreased site maintenanc... View full abstract»

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  • Author index

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s): 95
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  • Guidelines for improving the development of web-based applications

    Publication Year: 2002
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    In this paper we present some useful guidelines for the development of web-based applications. We comment on the current trend of development, its drawbacks, and then propose some guidelines to improve the quality of such practice. These guidelines are being investigated and it turns out to be very convenient and helpful. View full abstract»

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  • "Ceci West pas une pipe" Observations on the Nature of Webware

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):89 - 92
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    Contemporary research polarises web systems into one of two types; software and hypertexts. In this paper we propose that web systems are hybrids that belong to a wider class of engineered artefacts that include these other types of system. A clearer understanding of the nature of web systems is required in order to improve their engineering quality. View full abstract»

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  • Migrating to the Web legacy application: the Sinfor project

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):85 - 88
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    Various approaches can be used to migrate legacy applications to the Web. In particular, migrating data-intensive legacy applications (e.g. traditional application for business management) needs methodological approach to face the challenges implied by the process. The Ubiquitous Web Applications (UWA) framework is one of the most innovative and complete frameworks for conceptual user centered mod... View full abstract»

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  • Migrating to Web services - latency and scalability

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):13 - 20
    Cited by:  Papers (8)  |  Patents (9)
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    A common way of deploying Web services is to create proxies that expose the legacy application as a Web service. But when it comes to performance, Web services are facing the same barrage of distrust as any new middleware. Are the critics of Web services right? In this paper we will look at several performance pitfalls that Web services are facing today and at the performance penalties that have t... View full abstract»

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  • Evaluation, repair, and transformation of Web pages for Web content accessibility. Review of some available tools

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):65 - 72
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    This paper deals with the concept of accessibility of Web sites to people with disabilities. Major problems arise when there is the need for special browsers which understand standard HTML, but not the extensions introduced by the most used browsers. The WAI (Web Accessibility Initiative) has pursued guidelines in order to build accessible sites and the new W3C standards are converging towards tho... View full abstract»

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  • Dynamic model extraction and statistical analysis of Web applications

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):43 - 52
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    The World Wide Web, initially intended as a way to publish static hypertexts on the Internet, is moving toward complex applications. Static Web sites are gradually being replaced by dynamic sites, where information is stored in databases and nontrivial computation is performed. Reverse engineering of a model from an existing Web application is useful for its understanding and evolution. However, s... View full abstract»

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  • Laying the foundation for Web services over legacy systems

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):3 - 12
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    As the use of the World Wide Web becomes more pervasive within our society, businesses and institutions are required to migrate a wide range of services to the web. Difficulties arise where there are requirements to integrate existing systems within the migrated and often-extended web based services. The Institutionally Secure Integrated Data Environment (INSIDE) project is addressing the problems... View full abstract»

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  • Adoption challenges in migrating to web services

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):21 - 29
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    This paper outlines some of the challenges inherent in migrating to Web services. Technology adoption is a continual challenge for both tool developers and enterprise users. Web services are a prime example of a red-hot technology that is fraught with adoption issues. Part of the problem is separating marketing hype from business reality. Web services are network-accessible interfaces to applicati... View full abstract»

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  • Virtual bookstores quality evaluation: a case study

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):73 - 78
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    E-commerce is considered an excellent alternative for companies to reach new customers. Many e-commerce websites have a short life. The success of these virtual stores depends on many issues, especially their quality, as it is such a complex solution. This paper shows the users' quality evaluation of three virtual bookstores, according of a software quality evaluation model. The obtained results o... View full abstract»

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  • Understanding Web usage for dynamic Web-site adaptation: a case study

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):53 - 62
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    Every day, new information, products and services are being offered by providers on the World Wide Web. At the same time, the number of consumers and the diversity of their interests is increasing. As a result, providers are seeking ways to infer customers' interests and to adapt their Web sites to make the content of interest more easily accessible. Pattern mining is a promising approach in suppo... View full abstract»

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  • Towards a better comprehensibility of web applications: lessons learned from reverse engineering experiments

    Publication Year: 2002, Page(s):33 - 42
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    The rapid diffusion of the Internet has triggered a growing request for new Web sites and Web applications (WA). Due to the pressing market demand, new WAs are usually developed in a very short time, while existing WAs are modified frequently and quickly. In these conditions, well-known software engineering principles are not usually applied, and well-defined software processes and methodologies a... View full abstract»

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