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Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness

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As the Internet has evolved to become an integral part of modern society, the need for better quality assurance practices in web engineering has heightened. Adherence to and improvement of current standards ensures that overall web usability and accessibility are at optimum efficiency. Design Solutions for Improving Website Quality and Effectiveness is an authoritative reference source for the latest breakthroughs, techniques, and research-based solutions for the overall improvement of the web designing process. Featuring relevant coverage on the analytics, metrics, usage, and security aspects of web environments, this publication is ideally designed for reference use by engineers, researchers, graduate students, and web designers interested in the enhancement of various types of websites.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Editorial Advisory Board
  6. List of Reviewers
  7. Foreword
  8. Preface
  9. Acknowledgment
  10. Section 1: Design Solutions for Website Quality
    1. Chapter 1: Identifying and Evaluating Web Metrics for Assuring the Quality of Web Designing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE SURVEY
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. WEB METRICS FOR EVALUATING QUALITY ASSURANCE ASPECTS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Enhancing the Quality of Educational Website Design through Assessment for Learning Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Integrating E-SERVQUAL and Kano Model into Quality Function Deployment to Improve Website Service Quality An Application to University's Website
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. E-SERVQUAL, KANO MODEL, AND QFD INTEGRATION PROPOSAL TO IMPROVE WEBSITE SERVICE QUALITY
      5. APPLICATION OF THE FRAMEWORK FOR UNIVERSITY WEBSITE EVALUATION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. THEORETICAL SIGNIFICANCE
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Quality Assurance Aspects of Web Design
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WEB SITE QUALITY
      4. DEFINITION OF USABILITY
      5. DEFINITION OF USABILITY OF WEBSITE
      6. EVALUATION METHODOLOGY ADOPTED
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 5: Quality Measures for Semantic Web Application
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OVERVIEW OF SEMANTIC WEB
      4. BLOCK STRUCTURE OF THE SEMANTIC WEB
      5. WHAT ARE DATA QUALITY PROBLEMS AND ITS BASIC PRINCIPLES?
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
  11. Section 2: Design Solutions for Web Usability
    1. Chapter 6: Identification of Optimal Web Page Set based on Web Usage using Biclustering Optimization Techniques
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS
      6. SUMMARY
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 7: An Empirical study of Usability Metric for Websites
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. WEB METRICS
      5. 4. EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN AND RESULTS
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
      7. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 8: Web Content Management in Institutions of Higher Learning in Emerging Economies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTENT IN WEB DEVELOPMENT
      4. TYPES OF CONTENT
      5. CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS AND TOOLS
      6. FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN ACQUIRING A CMS
      7. ADVANTAGES OF CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
      8. MODELS FOR WEB CONTENT MANAGEMENT
      9. CONTENT LIFE CYCLE
      10. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 9: Website link Structure Optimization
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING TECHNIQUES
      4. HEURISTIC TECHNIQUES
      5. METAHEURISTIC TECHNIQUES
      6. SUMMARY AND COMPARISON OF MODELS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Section 3: Design Solutions using Web Analytics
    1. Chapter 10: Web Analytics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CHALLENGES
      5. WEB ANALYTICS FOR WEBSITE QUALITY
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 11: Web Analytics for Web Site Quality Improvement
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. METRICS AND DIMENSIONS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS:
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 12: Web Analytics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WEB ANALYTICS CONCEPTS
      4. KEY METRICS
      5. WEB ANALYTICS IMPLEMENTATION GUIDE
      6. THE BIG PICTURE
      7. APPLICATION OF EVOLUTIONARY PRM MODEL: A CASE STUDY
      8. NEW AGE ANALYTICS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
  13. Section 4: Design Solutions for Website Effectiveness
    1. Chapter 13: Architecture for Improving Security in Web Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. PROTECT WEBSITE FROM MALWARE AND VIRUS ATTACKS
      6. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 14: Web based Privacy Disclosure Threats and Control Techniques
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PRIVACY
      4. A. SOME OF THE PRIVACY CONTROL TECHNIQUES
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE SCOPE OF THE WORK
      6. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 15: Reliability and Scalability of Service Oriented Architecture in Web Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      3. INTRODUCTION
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. DESCRIPTION
      6. PREPROCESSING
      7. FEATURE EXTRACTION
      8. MATCHING PROCESS
      9. PROCESSING OF IMAGES
      10. RECOGNITION
      11. IMPLEMENTATION DETAILS
      12. METHODOLOGY
      13. APPLICATIONS OF SIGNATURE VERIFICATION
      14. CONCLUSION
      15. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 16: Quantitative Evaluation of Web2.0 Application
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. FINDINGS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors