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FOHM: A Fundamental Open Hypertext Model for Investigating Interoperability between Hypertext Domains

Millard, Dave, Moreau, Luc, Davis, Hugh and Reich, Sigi (2000) FOHM: A Fundamental Open Hypertext Model for Investigating Interoperability between Hypertext Domains At Proceedings of the Hypertext Conference HT'00.

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Abstract

The Open Hypermedia Systems community has been largely concerned with interoperability between hypertext systems which share the same paradigm. It has evolved a component based framework for this purpose, in which specific but incompatible middleware components are designed for each hypertext domain, such as navigational hypertext, spatial hypertext or taxonomic hypertext. This paper investigates the common features of these domains and introduces FOHM, a Fundamental Open Hypertext Model, which defines a common data model and set of related operations that are applicable for all three domains. Using this layer the paper explores the possible semantics of linking between different hypertext domains, and shows that each can introduce features which benefit the other domains.

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Published date: 2000
Venue - Dates: Proceedings of the Hypertext Conference HT'00, 2000-01-01
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 252748
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/252748
PURE UUID: e46b4220-7d00-4bdc-87e6-a62ac701ec18
ORCID for Luc Moreau: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-3494-120X
ORCID for Hugh Davis: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-1182-1459

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Date deposited: 20 Mar 2000
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:02

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Author: Dave Millard
Author: Luc Moreau ORCID iD
Author: Hugh Davis ORCID iD
Author: Sigi Reich

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