International Journal of Web Information Systems: Volume 1 Issue 1


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The co‐design approach to Web information systems development

Klaus‐Dieter Schewe, Bernhard Thalheim

The development of web information systems has led to new challenges regarding the scalability and expressiveness of methods. In particular, as systems become large, it becomes…

Aspects of service‐oriented component procurement in web‐based information systems

Martin Gaedke, Johannes Meinecke, Martin Nussbaumer

Modern information systems are increasingly built on Web‐based and component‐based platforms. This raises the need for a service‐oriented infrastructure to simplify the management…

A mediation layer for heterogeneous XML schemas

Abdelsalam Almarimi, Jaroslav Pokorny

This paper introduces an approach to minimize the total designer effort for building XML data integration systems. Since fully automatic schema mapping generation is infeasible…

Business collaboration models and their Business Context‐dependent Web Choreography in BPSS

Birgit Hofreiter, Christian Huemer, Werner Winiwarter

Prior to conducting business via the Web, business partners agree on the business processes they are able to support. In ebXML, the choreography of these business processes is…

The effect of a website directory when employed in browsing the results of a search engine

Keizo Sato, Akira Ohtaguro, Makoto Nakashima, Tetsuro ITO

A method for improving the retrieval effectiveness of a search engine by employing a website directory, e.g., Yahoo! Japan directory or Google directory, as a concept dictionary…

Towards the identification of keywords in the web site text content: A methodological approach

Juan D. Velásquez, Sebastían A. Ríos, Alejandro Bassi, Hiroshi Yasuda, Terumasa Aoki

Since the creation of the web, the designers are looking for friendlier ways of make web page contents, which pictures, sounds, movies and free texts attract the users’ interest…

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