ERIC Number: ED429526
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Nov
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WebNet 97 World Conference of the WWW, Internet & Intranet Proceedings (2nd, Toronto, Canada, November 1-5, 1997).
Lobodzinski, Suave, Ed.; Tomek, Ivan, Ed.
The 1997 WebNet conference addressed research, new developments, and experiences related to the Internet and intranets. The 257 contributions of WebNet 97 contained in this proceedings comprise the full and short papers accepted for presentation at the conference. Included are positions papers by leading experts in the field; descriptions of ideas that are on the borderline between an idea, a prototype, and products; and reports on concrete applications of the World Wide Web, its impact on various aspects of life, and thoughts on how society might adjust to the resultant changes. Major areas covered include: advances in multimedia; browsing and navigation tools; computer-human interface issues; courseware development; educational multimedia on the Web; electronic publishing and the Web; industries and services; legal issues; psychology of Web use; security and privacy; statistical tools and user tracking; training; Web servers; application development tools; collaborative learning and work; country specific developments; data and link management; electronic commerce; future issues in WebNet technology; integration of Web applications and services; Internet-based multimedia/hypermedia systems; search engines; social and cultural issues; teaching; virtual reality; and Web site tools. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer System Design, Computer Uses in Education, Conferences, Cooperative Learning, Courseware, Electronic Publishing, Hypermedia, Information Retrieval, Information Services, Information Systems, Legal Responsibility, Material Development, Multimedia Materials, Navigation (Information Systems), Privacy, Science and Society, Training, Virtual Reality, World Wide Web
Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), P.O. Box 2966, Charlottesville, VA 22902; Web site: http://www.aace.org ($35 members; $40 non-members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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