Web Information Systems and Technologies: 4th International Conference, WEBIST 2008, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, May 4-7, 2008, Revised Selec by Jos CordeiroWeb Information Systems and Technologies: 4th International Conference, WEBIST 2008, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, May 4-7, 2008, Revised Selec by Jos Cordeiro

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byJos CordeiroEditorSlimane Hammoudi, Joaquim Filipe

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This book contains a selection of the best papers from WEBIST 2008 (the Fourth International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies), held in Funchal, Madeira, in 2008, organized by the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC), and co-sponsored by the Wo- flow Management Coalition (WfMC). The purpose of the WEBIST series of conferences is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners interested in the technological advances and business - plications of web-based information systems. The series focuses on four main topic areas, covering different aspects of web information systems, including internet te- nology; web interfaces and applications; society, e-business, and e-government; and e-learning. WEBIST 2008 received 238 paper submissions from more than 40 countries on all continents. A double-blind review process was enforced, with the help of more than 200 experts from the international Program Committee, each of them specialized in one of the main conference topic areas. After reviewing, 32 papers were selected to be published and presented as full papers and 64 additional papers, describing work-- progress, as short papers for oral presentation only. Furthermore, 58 papers were p- sented as posters. The full-paper acceptance ratio was 13%, and the total oral paper acceptance ratio was 40%. Therefore, we hope that you find the papers included in this book interesting, and we trust they may represent a helpful reference in the future for all those who need to address any of the research areas mentioned above.
Title:Web Information Systems and Technologies: 4th International Conference, WEBIST 2008, Funchal…Format:PaperbackDimensions:419 pagesPublished:May 4, 2009Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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Invited Papers.- The Tao of SOA.- Architecture-Centric Software Quality Management.- Adaptability in an Agent-Based Virtual Organization - Towards Implementation.- S-Cube: Enabling the Next Generation of Software Services.- I: Internet Technology.- Web 2.0 OLAP: From Data Cubes to Tag Clouds.- Compressing XML Data Streams with DAG+BSBC.- Shortest Remaining Response Time Scheduling for Improved Web Server Performance.- Combining Grid, SOA and Web Services for Smaller Computing Environments.- Towards Dynamic Service Level Agreement Negotiation:An Approach Based on WS-Agreement.- Performance Monitoring Enterprise Applications with the BlackBird System.- Developing and Utilizing Ontology of Golf Based on the Open Travel Alliance Golf Messages.- II: Web Interfaces and Applications.- Comparing and Merging Versioned Wiki Pages.- Are Wikipedia Resources Useful for Discovering Answers to List Questions within Web Snippets?.- Personalized Web Search Using Correlation Matrix for Query Expansion.- Social Semantic Web at Work: Annotating and Grouping Social Media Content.- State-Transition Diagram for Visual Programming Tool GUEST.- Mashups over the Deep Web.- A Web-Based Version of a Trivial Game to Promote Galician Culture.- Feeling Expression Using Avatars and Its Consistency for Subjective Annotation.- Improving Web Service Discovery with Personalized Goal.- New Quality Metrics for Web Search Results.- III: Society, e-Business and e-Government.- User Acceptance of Internet Banking Service in Malaysia.- Convergence of Internet and TV: The Commercial Viability of P2P Content Delivery.- Website Service Quality in Ireland: An Empirical Study.- Comparison of Social Classification Systems in a Heterogeneous Environment.- IV: e-Learning.- Web-Based 3D and Haptic Interactive Environments for e-Learning, Simulation, and Training.- A Parameterizable Framework for Replicated Experiments in Virtual 3D Environments.- Web-Based Case Studies for Continuous Professional Development via the ViCoCITY Case Study Support Tool.- Transforming a Competency Model to Parameterised Questions in Assessment.- A New Concept Map Model for E-Learning Environments.