George R S Weir, George Lepouras, Costas Vassilakis


This paper describes a technique for interceding between users and the information that they browse. This facility, that we term ‘dynamic annotation’, affords a means of editing Web page content ‘on-the-fly’ between the source Web server and the requesting client. Thereby, we have a generic way of modifying the content displayed to local users by addition, removal or reorganising any information sourced from the World-Wide Web, whether this derives from local or remote pages. For some time, we have been exploring the scope for this device and we believe that it affords many potential worthwhile applications. Here, we describe two varieties of use. The first variety focuses on support for individual users in two contexts (second-language support and second language learning). The second variety of use focuses on support for groups of users. These differing applications have a common goal which is content enrichment of the materials placed before the user. Dynamic annotation provides a potent and flexible means to this end.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

R S Weir G., Lepouras G. and Vassilakis C. (2004). CONTENT ENRICHMENT THROUGH DYNAMIC ANNOTATION . In Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 972-8865-00-7, pages 152-157. DOI: 10.5220/0002643301520157

in Bibtex Style

author={George R S Weir and George Lepouras and Costas Vassilakis},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
SN - 972-8865-00-7
AU - R S Weir G.
AU - Lepouras G.
AU - Vassilakis C.
PY - 2004
SP - 152
EP - 157
DO - 10.5220/0002643301520157