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The Practical Handbook of Internet Computing




ISBN 9781584883814
Published September 29, 2004 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
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The Practical Handbook of Internet Computing analyzes a broad array of technologies and concerns related to the Internet, including corporate intranets. Fresh and insightful articles by recognized experts address the key challenges facing Internet users, designers, integrators, and policymakers. In addition to discussing major applications, it also covers the architectures, enabling technologies, software utilities, and engineering techniques that are necessary to conduct distributed computing and take advantage of Web-based services.

The Handbook provides practical advice based upon experience, standards, and theory. It examines all aspects of Internet computing in wide-area and enterprise settings, ranging from innovative applications to systems and utilities, enabling technologies, and engineering and management. Content includes articles that explore the components that make Internet computing work, including storage, servers, and other systems and utilities. Additional articles examine the technologies and structures that support the Internet, such as directory services, agents, and policies.

The volume also discusses the multidimensional aspects of Internet applications, including mobility, collaboration, and pervasive computing. It concludes with an examination of the Internet as a holistic entity, with considerations of privacy and law combined with technical content.

Table of Contents

APPLICATIONS
Adaptive Hypermedia and Adaptive Web
Peter Brusilovsky and Wolfgang Nejdl

Internet Computing Support for Digital Government
Athman Bouguettaya, Abdelmounaam Rezgui, Brahim Medjahed, and Mourad Ouzzani

E-Learning Technology for Improving Business Performance and Lifelong Learning
Darrell Woelk

Digital Libraries
Ed Fox, Lillian Cassel, Hussein Suleman, and Devika Madalli

Collaborative Applications
Prasun Dewan

Internet Telephony
Henning Schulzrinne

Internet Messaging
Maarten van Steen and Jan Mark Warns

Internet-Based Solutions for Manufacturing Enterprise Systems Interoperability - A Standards Perspective
Nenad Ivezic, Boonserm Kulvatunyou, and Albert Jones

Semantic Enterprise Content Management
Mark Fisher and Amit Sheth

Conversational Agents
James Lester, Karl Branting, and Bradford Mott

Internet-Based Games
R. Michael Young

ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES
Information Retrieval
Vijay V. Raghavan, Venkat N. Gudivada, Zonghuan Wu, and William I. Grosky

Web Crawling and Search
Todd Miller and Ling Liu

Text Mining
Ian H. Witten

Web Usage Mining and Personalization
Barnshad Mobasher

Agents
Joseph Bigus and Jennifer Bigus

Multiagent Systems for Internet Applications
Michael N. Huhns and Larry M. Stephens

Concepts and Practice of Personalization
Manuel Aparicio IV and Munindar P. Singh

Online Marketplaces
Michael P. Wellman

Online Reputation Mechanisms
Chris Dellarocas

Digital Rights Management
Mikhail Atallah, Keith Frikken, Carrie Black, Susan Overstreet, and Pooja Bhatia

INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
Internet-Based Enterprise Architectures
Francois B. Vernadat

XML Core Technologies
Erik Wilde

Advanced XML Technologies
Erik Wilde

Semistructured Data in Relational Databases
Sudarshan Chawathe

Information Security
Elisa Bertino and Elena Ferrari

Understanding Web Services
Rania Khalaf, Francisco Curbera, William A. Nagy, Nirmal Mukhi, Stefan Tai, and Matthew Duftler

Mediators for Querying Heterogeneous Data
Tore Risch

Introduction to Web Semantics
Munindar P. Singh

Information Modeling on the Web
Vipul Kashyap

Semantic Aspects of Web Services
Sinuhe Arroyo, Ruben Lara, Juan Miguel Gomez, David Berka, Ying Ding, and Dieter Fensel

Business Process: Concepts, Systems, and Protocols
Fabio Casati and Akhil Sahai

Information Systems
Eric Yu

SYSTEMS AND UTILITIES
Internet Directories and the Lightweight Directory Access Protocol
Greg Lavender and Mark Wahl

Peer-to-Peer Systems
Karl Aberer and Manfred Hauswirth

Data and Services for Mobile Computing
Sasikanth Avancha, Dipanjan Chakraborty, Filip Perich, and Anupam Joshi

Pervasive Computing
Semi Helal and Choonhwa Lee

Worldwide Computing Middleware
Gul A. Agha and Carlos A. Varela


Metacomputing and Grid Frameworks
Vaidy Sunderam

Improving Web Site Performance
Arun lyengar, Erich Nahum, Anees Shaikh, and Renu Tewari

Web Caching, Consistency, and Content Distribution
Arun lyengar, Erich Nahum, Anees Shaikh, and Renu Tewari

Content Adaptation and Transcoding
Surendar Chandra

ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT
Software Engineering for Internet Applications
Laurie Williams

Web Site Usability Engineering
Melody Y. Ivory

Distributed Storage
Sumeet Sobti and Peter N. Yianilos

System Management and Security Policy Specification
Morris Sloman and Emil Lupu

Distributed Trust
John loannidis and Angelos D. Keromytis

An Overview of Intrusion Detection Techniques
Wenke Lee

Measuring the Internet
Nevil Brownlee and kc claffy

What is Architecture?
Wayne Clark and John Waclawsky

Overlay Networks
Joseph D. Touch

Network and Service Management
Mani Subramaniam

SYSTEMIC MATTERS
Web Structure
Pinar Yolum

The Internet Policy and Governance Ecosystem
Anthony M. Rutkowski

Human Implications of Internet Technologies
L. Jean Camp and Ka-Ping Yee

The Geographical Diffusion of the Internet in the U.S
Shane M. Greenstein and Jeff Prince

Intellectual Property, Liability, and Contract
Jacqueline Schwerzmann

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Editor(s)

Biography

Singh\, Munindar P.

Reviews

"The time is absolutely ripe for this handbook…There is no single source of information that has this breadth today…Finally, there is an examination of the Internet as a holistic system. Topics of privacy, trust, policy, and law are addressed as well as the structure of the Internet and of the Web."
Stuart Feldman, Vice President, Internet Technology, IBM, from the Foreword

"This handbook has been addressed to everyone who needs to find knowledge about all major aspects of internet computing in real life. …The extensive lists of references, internet standards and administrative forums are very important sources."
-Zentralblatt MATH