International Journal of Web Information Systems: Volume 2 Issue 1


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A logical foundation for nested semi‐structured data and web forms

Mourad Ykhlef

Semi‐structured data are commonly represented by labeled flat db‐graphs. In this paper, we study an extension of db‐graph model for representing nested semi‐structured data. This…

The concept of web event and a practical model‐driven approach to web information system development

Kinh Nguyen, Tharam S. Dillon, Erik Danielsen

This article proposes the concept of web clientserver event together with its associated taxonomy which yields a formal specification for such an event. The concept, in…

Protecting web applications from DDoS attacks by an active distributed defense system

Yang Xiang, Wanlei Zhou

In the last a few years a number of highly publicized incidents of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks against high‐profile government and commercial websites have made…

Web services on embedded devices

Daniel Schall, Marco Aiello, Schrahram Dustdar

The capabilities of embedded devices such as smartphones are steadily increasing and provide the great flexibility of data access and collaboration while being mobile. From the…

Web services and multimedia in m‐business applications: Opportunities and concerns

Christos K. Georgiadis, Panayotis E. Fouliras, Ioannis Mavridis, Athanasios Manitsaris

Web services refer to a specific set of technologies used to implement a Service Oriented Architecture. Thanks to maturing Web‐services standards, and to new mobile devices and…

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