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Structuring primitives in the Callimachus component-based open hypermedia system

Structuring primitives in the Callimachus component-based open hypermedia system
Structuring primitives in the Callimachus component-based open hypermedia system
Driven by the philosophy of the 'primacy of structure over data', Component-Based Open Hypermedia Systems (CB-OHS) present an open set of structure servers providing structural abstractions of different hypermedia domains. To address the emergent requirements and to facilitate the development of structure servers, structure should be handled as a first class entity. We propose patterns for structure, called templates, that define the structural model upon which structure servers operate. We present how structure servers are developed and operate in the Callimachus CB-OHS. Development of structure servers within Callimachus is based on the explicit specification of structure with the use of an atomic structural primitive called the structural element. Explicit structure specification eases the development of structure servers in CB-OHS, making such development less error prone and providing the basis for tailoring domain specific abstractions.
Hypermedia domain, Navigational domain, Callimachus CB-OHS
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Tzagarakis, Manolis
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Avramidis, Dimitris
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Kyriakopoulou, Maria
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Vaitis, Michalis
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Christodoulakis, Dimitris
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Nurnberg, P.J.
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Hicks, D.L.
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Tzagarakis, Manolis
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Avramidis, Dimitris
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Vaitis, Michalis
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Christodoulakis, Dimitris
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Nurnberg, P.J.
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Hicks, D.L.
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Tzagarakis, Manolis, Avramidis, Dimitris, Kyriakopoulou, Maria, schraefel, monica m.c., Vaitis, Michalis and Christodoulakis, Dimitris, Wiil, U.K., Nurnberg, P.J. and Hicks, D.L.(eds.) (2002) Structuring primitives in the Callimachus component-based open hypermedia system Journal of Network and Computer Applications, 26, (1), pp. 139-162. (doi:10.1016/S1084-8045(02)00064-4).

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Driven by the philosophy of the 'primacy of structure over data', Component-Based Open Hypermedia Systems (CB-OHS) present an open set of structure servers providing structural abstractions of different hypermedia domains. To address the emergent requirements and to facilitate the development of structure servers, structure should be handled as a first class entity. We propose patterns for structure, called templates, that define the structural model upon which structure servers operate. We present how structure servers are developed and operate in the Callimachus CB-OHS. Development of structure servers within Callimachus is based on the explicit specification of structure with the use of an atomic structural primitive called the structural element. Explicit structure specification eases the development of structure servers in CB-OHS, making such development less error prone and providing the basis for tailoring domain specific abstractions.

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Published date: December 2002
Keywords: Hypermedia domain, Navigational domain, Callimachus CB-OHS
Organisations: Agents, Interactions & Complexity

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Local EPrints ID: 257676
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/257676
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Date deposited: 13 Jun 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:37

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Author: Manolis Tzagarakis
Author: Dimitris Avramidis
Author: Maria Kyriakopoulou
Author: monica m.c. schraefel
Author: Michalis Vaitis
Author: Dimitris Christodoulakis
Editor: U.K. Wiil
Editor: P.J. Nurnberg
Editor: D.L. Hicks

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