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Lee, Jae-Kwan – Internet Research, 2003
A model for monitoring the Web site development process in the public sector is proposed and tested empirically with a sample of local government Web sites. Four factors in the matrix of the framework--publicity, local service, differentiation and participation--together with two dimensions of attracting and delivering were proved to be important…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Government Libraries, Government Publications, Information Services
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Olla, Phillip; Patel, Nayna; Atkinson, Chris – Internet Research, 2003
Reports on a case study at an organization that created MADIC, an innovative approach to developing mobile applications developed by third party independent developer. Presents MMO2's, a conceptual wireless reference model used to define the various system constituents required to create effective mobile applications. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Information Networks
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Lu, June; Yu, Chun-Sheng; Liu, Chang; Yao, James E. – Internet Research, 2003
Develops a technology acceptance model (TAM) for wireless Internet via mobile devices (WIMD) and proposes that constructs, such as individual differences, technology complexity, facilitating conditions, social influences, and wireless trust environment determine user-perceived short and long-term usefulness, and ease of using WIMD. Twelve…
Descriptors: Internet, Literature Reviews, Models, Telecommunications
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Liao, Gen-Yih; Hwang, Jing-Jang – Internet Research, 2001
Describes an Internet auction model achieving verifiable fairness, a requirement aimed at enhancing the trust of bidders in auctioneers. Analysis results demonstrate that the proposed model satisfies various requirements regarding fairness and privacy. Moreover, in the proposed model, the losing bids remain sealed. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Business, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Security, Consumer Economics
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Jonason, Andreas; Eliasson, Gunnar – Internet Research, 2001
Discusses new electronic commerce applications enabled by mobility and personalization over mobile devices; considers the convergence of the wireless, the fixed Internet, and the media industries; describes innovative pricing models; and reports results from a survey of users of I-mode, a wireless Internet service offering Web browsing and email…
Descriptors: Electronic Mail, Internet, Models, Surveys
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Martin, Lynn M.; Matlay, Harry – Internet Research, 2001
Outlines the DTI (Department of Trade and Industry) ladder adoption model which represents a limited/limiting vision of government-inspired support for ICT (Information and Communications Technology) implementation and development needs of firms in the small business sector of the UK economy. A more discriminate approach is recommended, focused…
Descriptors: Business, Computer Mediated Communication, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Hughes, David R. – Internet Research, 1993
Describes a cost-effective model for public elementary and secondary school educational networking that is based on linking local computer bulletin boards at the school level with the Internet. Highlights include various communications protocols; graphics; teacher training and administrative support; library resources; public readiness; and cost…
Descriptors: Administrators, Computer Graphics, Cost Effectiveness, Cost Estimates
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Piccinelli, Giacomo; Marcello, Floriana; Zugliani, Gabriele – Internet Research, 1998
Presents a framework for the definition and enactment of federated processes involving different organizations and/or different parts of the same organization, focusing on the co-ordination and information-exchange aspects. Provides an overview of popular distributed object architectures and their impact on process-centered environments, and…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Information Dissemination, Information Transfer, Internet
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Kostopoulos, George K. – Internet Research, 1998
Examines academic, technical (network access, server capabilities, browser compatibility), administrative, instructional (technical support, student evaluation), and behavioral considerations of Internet-delivered education; discusses challenges to implementation (technology mastering, faculty training, course restructuring); and presents a course…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Course Objectives, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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Lu, Ming-te; Yeung, Wing-lok – Internet Research, 1998
Proposes a framework for commercial Web application development based on prior research in hypermedia and human-computer interfaces. First, its social acceptability is investigated. Next, economic, technical, operational, and organizational viability are examined. For Web-page design, the functionality and usability of Web pages are considered.…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software Development, Computer System Design, Design Requirements
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Omicini, Andrea; Zambonelli, Franco – Internet Research, 1998
Examines mobile agent coordination and presents TuCSoN, a coordination model for Internet applications based on mobile information agents that uses a tuple centre, a tuple space enhanced with the capability of programming its behavior in response to communication events. Discusses the effectiveness of the TuCSoN model in the contexts of Internet…
Descriptors: Business, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Software Development, Database Design
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Wolf, Lars C. – Internet Research, 1999
Discussion of multimedia systems focuses on interaction approaches for the quality of service (QoS) architectures developed for the Internet and for asynchronous transfer mode (ATM). Highlights include interactions, videoconferencing, video on demand, a comparison of the ATM and IntServ QoS architectures, interaction models, and subordination…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Interaction, Internet, Models