Supporting end-users in the creation of dependable web clips

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Supporting end-users in the creation of dependable web clips
Web authoring environments enable end-users to create applications that integrate information from other web sources. Users can create web sites that include built-in components to dynamically incorporate, for example, weather information, stock-quotes, or the latest news from different web sources. Recent surveys conducted among end-users have indicated an increasing interest in creating such applications. Unfortunately, web authoring environments do not provide support beyond a limited set of built-in components. This work addresses this limitation by providing end-user support for "clipping" information from a target web site to incorporate it into the end-user site. The support consists of a mechanism to identify the target clipping with multiple markers to increase robustness, and a dynamic assessment of the retrieved information to quantify its reliability. The clipping approach has been integrated as a feature into a popular web authoring tool on which we present the ...
Sandeep Lingam, Sebastian G. Elbaum
Added 22 Nov 2009
Updated 22 Nov 2009
Type Conference
Year 2007
Where WWW
Authors Sandeep Lingam, Sebastian G. Elbaum
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