International Journal of Web Information Systems: Volume 4 Issue 3


Table of contents

Element classification‐based transformation of XML queries

Ke Geng, Gillian Dobbie

Engines have been built that execute queries against XML data. The aim of this paper is to describe a novel technique that can be used to improve the speed of execution of the…

Efficiently answering personalized queries on XML data

Wilma Penzo

The semantic and structural heterogeneity of large Extensible Markup Language (XML) digital libraries emphasizes the need of supporting approximate queries, i.e. queries where the…

Implementation of a JXTA‐based P2P e‐learning system and its performance evaluation

Keita Matsuo, Leonard Barolli, Fatos Xhafa, Akio Koyama, Arjan Durresi

This work is motivated by the need to develop decentralized peer‐to‐peer (P2P) approaches to support e‐learning and teaching activity in virtual universities. This paper aims to…

Semantic interoperability in electronic auctions

Juha Puustjärvi

This paper aims to report work on achieving semantic interoperability in electronic auctions. In particular, it considers the advantages and drawbacks of using hard‐coding and…

Cover of International Journal of Web Information Systems



Online date, start – end:


Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited

Open Access:



  • Prof. Honghao Gao
  • Prof. Li Kuang