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Innovations in XML Applications and Metadata Management

Book Description

As new concepts such as virtualization, cloud computing, and web applications continue to emerge, XML has begun to assume the role as the universal language for communication among contrasting systems that grow throughout the internet.

Innovations in XML Applications and Metadata Management: Advancing Technologies addresses the functionality between XML and its related technologies towards application development based on previous concepts. This book aims to highlights the variety of purposes for XML applications and how the technology development brings together advancements in the virtual world.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Dedication
  6. Foreword
  7. Preface
    1. SECTION 1: XML STANDARDS AND DIALECTS
    2. SECTION 2: LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS
    3. SECTION 3: DATABASES AND REPOSITORIES
  8. Acknowledgment
  9. Section 1: XML Standards and Dialects
    1. Chapter 1: An Example-Based Generator of XSLT Programs
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. THE VISHNU ENGINE
      5. VALIDATION
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: A Secure and Dynamic Mobile Identity Wallet Authorization Architecture Based on a XMPP Messaging Infrastructure
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ARCHITECTURE
      4. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Making Programming Exercises Interoperable with PExIL
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LEARNING OBJECT STANDARDS
      4. PExIL
      5. USING PExIL
      6. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: GuessXQ
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. XML AND XSD REPOSITORY
      4. COLLECTION SELECTION AND SAMPLE DOCUMENT CHOICE
      5. GuessXQ USER INTERFACE
      6. VISUAL QUERY SPECIFICATION
      7. QUERY GENERATOR
      8. INFORMATION RETRIEVAL ENGINE
      9. RETRIEVED DOCUMENT VIEWER
      10. REPOSITORY ACCESS INTERFACE
      11. USING GuessXQ
      12. GuessXQ ASSESSMENT
      13. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  10. Section 2: Learning Environments
    1. Chapter 5: On Quality Assessment of Learning Technology Specifications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE LEARNING PATH SPECIFICATION
      4. FRAMEWORK FOR QUALITY ASSESSMENT
      5. ASSESSING AND IMPROVING THE LEARNING PATH SPECIFICATION
      6. ASSESSING THE SPECIFICATIONS CHANCES OF GAINING ADOPTION
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: MCEQLS Approach in Multi-Criteria Evaluation of Quality of Learning Repositories
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. XML REPOSITORIES
      4. 3. QUALITY EVALUATION METHODS FOR LEARNING REPOSITORIES
      5. 3.2. The MCEQLS Approach for Evaluating the Quality of Learning Software
      6. 4. COMPREHENSIVE LEARNING REPOSITORIES EVALUATION MODEL
      7. 5. FUTURE RESEARCH TRENDS
      8. 6. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 7: Using Device Detection Techniques in M-Learning Scenarios
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOBILE CONTENT ADAPTATION
      4. MOBILE EXPERIENCE SURVEY
      5. USAGE STATISTICS
  11. Section 3: Databases and Repositories
    1. Chapter 8: Preservation of Data Warehouses
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A DATA WAREHOUSE PRESERVATION FORMAT
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 9: New Dimension in Relational Database Preservation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DIGITAL PRESERVATION
      4. PREVIOUS WORK AND CURRENT APPROACH
      5. ONTOLOGIES AND DATABASES
      6. FROM RDB TO OWL
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    3. Chapter 10: Managing Research Data at the University of Porto
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. DATA PRESERVATION PROJECTS
      5. LESSONS LEARNED FROM SIMILAR DATA AUDITS
      6. THE DATA AUDIT AT U.PORTO
      7. THE PROTOTYPE REPOSITORY: DSPACE DATA EXPLORER
    4. Chapter 11: Using Semantics in XML Information Access
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE INFORMATION SYSTEM OF THE PORTUGUESE EMIGRATION MUSEUM
      4. ONTOLOGIES AND THEIR NOTATION
      5. USING ONTOLOGIES TO CREATE MUSEUM ROOMS
      6. MusVis: AN ONTOLOGY NAVIGATION SYSTEM FOR THE
      7. MEC ARCHIVE COMPONENT
  12. Compilation of References
  13. About the Contributors