mashpoint: browsing the web along structured lines


Popov, Igor, schraefel, m.c., Hall, Wendy and Shadbolt, Nigel (2012) mashpoint: browsing the web along structured lines. At UIST (ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology)2012, Cambridge, US, 07 - 12 Oct 2012.

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Large numbers of Web sites support rich data-centric features to explore and interact with data. In this paper we present mashpoint, a framework that allows distributed data-powered Web applications to linked based on similarities of the entities in their data. By linking applications in this way we allow browsing with selections of data from one application to another application. This sort of browsing allows complex queries and exploration of data to be done by average Web users using multiple applications. We additionally use this concept to surface structured information to users in Web pages. In this paper we present this concept and our initial prototype

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
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Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Agents, Interactions & Complexity
Faculty of Physical Sciences and Engineering > Electronics and Computer Science > Web & Internet Science
ePrint ID: 342523
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2012 10:28
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 20:25
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URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/342523

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