Customisable Resource Discovery Services

Donnelly, William and Nicol, Yves (2001) Customisable Resource Discovery Services. In: 1st Annual eBusiness & eWork Conf. & Exhibition - EBEW 2002. IOS Press. ISBN E-work and E-commerce: Novel solutions and practices for a global networked economy

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The advancement of the Internet as a primary source of both business and educational information is limited by the inefficiencies of present day search engines. In many cases the match between the user requirements and the Internet search results are limited is extremely poor. This paper presents a customisable resource discovery service, based on technologies such as CORBA and XML. The Resource Discovery Service (RDS) can improve the current search engines and offer better search accuracy for the users by using their profile information. The Resource Discovery Service implementation was started within the context of a European funded project GESTALT (Getting Education Systems Talk Across Leading Edge Technologies) whose objective was to develop a distributed distance learning system. The major requirement in developing a customisable RDS was the definition of a profile management service and an educational search service.

Item Type: Book Section
Additional Information: Venice, Italy
Departments or Groups: Telecommunications Software and Systems Group
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Date Deposited: 24 Oct 2007 19:14
Last Modified: 22 Aug 2016 10:25

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