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World Wide Web

World Wide Web

Internet and Web Information Systems

Editors-in-Chief: M. Rusinkiewicz; Y. Zhang

ISSN: 1386-145X (print version)
ISSN: 1573-1413 (electronic version)

Journal no. 11280

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Marek Rusinkiewicz, NJIT, USA

Yanchun Zhang, Victoria University, Australia

Assistant Editor-in-Chief:

Guandong Xu, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Editorial Board:

Karl Aberer, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland

Paolo Atzeni, Università Roma Tre, Italy

Philip A. Bernstein, Microsoft Research, USA

Jie Cao, Nanjing University of Finance & Economics, China

Tiziana Catarci, Università degli Studi di Roma `La Sapienza', Italy

Wojciech Cellary, The Poznan University of Economics, Poland

Arbee L.P. Chen, National Chengchi University, Taiwan

Enhong Chen, University of Science and Technology of China, China

Chin-Wan Chung, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Korea

Isabel Cruz, The University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

Alex Delis, University of Athens, Greece

Zhisheng Huang, Vrije University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

Michael Huhns, University of South Carolina, USA

Xiaohua Jia, City University of Hong Kong, China

Hai Jin, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Hiroyuki Kitagawa, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Alfred Kobsa, University of California, USA

Wookey Lee, INHA University, Korea

Qing Li, City University of Hong Kong, China

Tao Li, Florida International University, USA

Xuemin Lin,  University of New South Wales, Australia

Yannis Manolopoulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Dennis McLeod, University of Southern California, USA

Weiyi Meng, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA

Maria Orlowska, The University of Queensland, Australia

Z. Meral Ozsoyoglu, Case Western Reserve University, USA

M. Tamer Özsu, University of Waterloo, Canada

Gustavo Rossi, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina

Kian-Lee Tan, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Benjamin W. Wah, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Hua Wang, Victoria University, Australia

Sean Wang, Fudan University, China

Kyu-Young Whang, Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST)

Jeffrey Xu Yu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China

Aoying Zhou, East China Normal University, China

Xiaofang Zhou, The University of Queensland, Australia

In memory of Yahiko Kambayashi (1943-2004), Editor-in-Chief

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    We have witnessed the emergence of a new revolution: `The Web Revolution', which has resulted in the globalization of information access and publishing. World wide web researchers and practitioners face new technical challenges in advancing the world wide web technology from the globalization of access to the globalization of computing.

    World Wide Web: Internet and Web Information Systems (WWW) is an international, archival, peer-reviewed journal which covers all aspects of the World Wide Web, including issues related to architectures, applications, Internet and Web information systems, and communities. The purpose of this journal is to provide an international forum for researchers, professionals, and industrial practitioners to share their rapidly developing knowledge and report on new advances in Internet and web-based systems. The journal also focuses on all database- and information-system topics that relate to the Internet and the Web, particularly on ways to model, design, develop, integrate, and manage these systems.

    Appearing quarterly, the journal publishes (1) papers describing original ideas and new results, (2) vision papers, (3) reviews of important techniques in related areas, (4) innovative application papers, and (5) progress reports on major international research projects. Papers published in the WWW journal deal with subjects directly or indirectly related to the World Wide Web. The WWW journal provides timely, in-depth coverage of the most recent developments in the World Wide Web discipline to enable anyone involved to keep up-to-date with this dynamically changing technology.

    The WWW journal topical coverage includes, but is not restricted to, the following subjects as they relate to the World Wide Web:

    Application program interfaces
    Authoring tools and environments
    Browsing and navigation techniques and tools
    Collaborative learning and work
    Computer-based training and teaching
    Content mark-up languages, such as XML
    Courseware development
    Data and link management
    Data dissemination techniques on the Web
    Digital libraries
    Distance education
    Distributed computing
    Electronic commerce
    Financial transactions
    Information storage and retrieval
    Innovative applications
    Integration of heterogeneous information sources
    Internet and Web-based

    • agent systems
    • cooperative databases and cooperative information systems
    • data management
    • database and information-system integration
    • information extraction
    • information services
    • information-system modeling, design, and development
    • information visualization
    • support tools and languages for information-system development
    • search and filtering technology

    Internet transactions and transactional processes in the Web
    Metrics and measurement
    Mobile Web Information Systems
    Multimedia software engineering
    Object-oriented software engineering
    Performance evaluation
    Protocols (e.g., HTTP, IIOP)
    Real-time computing
    Search techniques and engines
    Security, authorization, authentication, and privacy
    Server and client technologies
    Ubiquitous information
    Universal design (.e.g., multilingual access)
    User interfaces
    Verification, validation, and testing
    Virtual reality and 3D visualization
    Web applications
    Web change monitoring and management
    Web content standards
    Web data mining
    Web database security
    Web-based data-modeling languages
    Web-based GIS
    Web Information dynamics
    Web information security
    Web page design techniques and tools
    Web query languages
    Web site management techniques and tools
    Web-based publishing
    Web-based training and teaching
    Web-based multimedia/hypermedia systems
    Web-supported cooperative work

    XML and semi-structured data for Web applications

    In addition to the above Internet- and Web-specific topics, the WWW journal also encourages research work on all fundamental issues relating to database and information systems for the Internet and Web. The following are some sample topics of interest when they are addressed within the context of the Internet and Web:

    Database and information systems support for cooperative work
    Data mining and warehousing
    Data models and meta-data management
    Information retrieval
    Interoperability and heterogeneous information systems
    Multimedia database and information systems
    Object-oriented and object-relational databases
    Query processing
    Transaction processing
    Workflow systems

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