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The Need for Deeper Design in a Semantic Web.

The Need for Deeper Design in a Semantic Web.
The Need for Deeper Design in a Semantic Web.
The objective of hypermedia design models is to produce a well-organised web site. The organisation is undertaken at the level of a particular building-block – an abstract data unit which may match a frame, paragraph or region on a Web page. The increasing sophistication of these models allows the designer to deal with interaction and personalisation, but precludes one of the basic features of hypertext – the text itself. This paper argues that this oversight remains a fundamental problem because the component of content production for many web sites is not an abstract data unit but the concepts embedded in the paragraphs, sentences and words of the content regions. Consequently there is a gap between the organisation of material and the origination of material that is not well-addressed by current design methods. The paper considers the problem of concept modelling in the semantic web, its implementation in various hypertext environments and whether this approach can inform the current generation of hypermedia design models.
Web Design Methods, Hypermedia Design, Open Hypermedia, Semantic Web.
Wills, Gary
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Woukeu, Arouna
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Carr, Leslie
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Wills, Gary
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Carr, Leslie
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Hall, Wendy
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Wills, Gary, Woukeu, Arouna, Carr, Leslie and Hall, Wendy (2003) The Need for Deeper Design in a Semantic Web. At HTSW2003 - First International ACM Workshop on Hypermedia and the Semantic Web, at HT03, United Kingdom. 26 - 30 Aug 2003.

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Abstract

The objective of hypermedia design models is to produce a well-organised web site. The organisation is undertaken at the level of a particular building-block – an abstract data unit which may match a frame, paragraph or region on a Web page. The increasing sophistication of these models allows the designer to deal with interaction and personalisation, but precludes one of the basic features of hypertext – the text itself. This paper argues that this oversight remains a fundamental problem because the component of content production for many web sites is not an abstract data unit but the concepts embedded in the paragraphs, sentences and words of the content regions. Consequently there is a gap between the organisation of material and the origination of material that is not well-addressed by current design methods. The paper considers the problem of concept modelling in the semantic web, its implementation in various hypertext environments and whether this approach can inform the current generation of hypermedia design models.

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Published date: 2003
Additional Information: Event Dates: 26 - 30 August 2003
Venue - Dates: HTSW2003 - First International ACM Workshop on Hypermedia and the Semantic Web, at HT03, United Kingdom, 2003-08-26 - 2003-08-30
Keywords: Web Design Methods, Hypermedia Design, Open Hypermedia, Semantic Web.
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 258203
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/258203
PURE UUID: 6bab69bb-8551-4588-a9be-893b6c2b3ce9
ORCID for Gary Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088
ORCID for Leslie Carr: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-2113-9680
ORCID for Wendy Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4327-7811

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Date deposited: 19 Sep 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:34

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