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Towards second and third generation web-based multimedia

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Towards second and third generation web-based multimedia
First generation Web-content encodes information in handwritten (HTML) Web pages. Second generation Web content generates HTML pages on demand, e.g. by filling in templates with content retrieved dynamically from a database or transformation of structured documents using style sheets (e.g. XSLT). Third generation Web pages will make use of rich markup (e.g. XML) along with metadata (e.g. RDF) schemes to make the content not only machine readable but also machine processable -- a necessary pre-requisite to the Semantic Web. While text-based content on the Web is already rapidly approaching the third generation, multimedia content is still trying to catch up with second generation techniques. Multimedia document processing has a number of fundamentally different requirements from text which make it more difficult to incorporate within the document processing chain. In particular, multimedia transformation uses different docd presentation abstractions, its formatting rules cannot be base...
Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Joost Geurts, Frank Cornel
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Type Conference
Year 2001
Where WWW
Authors Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Joost Geurts, Frank Cornelissen, Lynda Hardman, Lloyd Rutledge
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