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Extending the Map Metaphor Using Web Delivered Multimedia [chapter]

William Cartwright
2011 The Map Reader  
Should cartographers stop at distributed multimedia cartographic information products that only use the map metaphor?  ...  via the World Wide Web.  ...  It is argued that the combination of metaphors used in conjunction with the map metaphor, delivered via a hybrid CD-ROM/ Web package, would provide the means for users of contemporary geographical information  ... 
doi:10.1002/9780470979587.ch25 fatcat:3aelc3rxu5ae7dq7jdgdxdlfni

Extending the map metaphor using web delivered multimedia

1999 International Journal of Geographical Information Science  
Should cartographers stop at distributed multimedia cartographic information products that only use the map metaphor?  ...  via the World Wide Web.  ...  It is argued that the combination of metaphors used in conjunction with the map metaphor, delivered via a hybrid CD-ROM/ Web package, would provide the means for users of contemporary geographical information  ... 
doi:10.1080/136588199241238 fatcat:gfshstljb5gi3al2xgkh5kpeli

Using On-Line Geographical Visualisation Tools to Improve Land Use Decision-Making with a Bottom-Up Community Participatory Approach [chapter]

C. Pettit, A. Nelson, W. Cartwright
2004 Recent Advances in Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning  
The paper documents the first stage of the project, in developing three land use scenarios delivered through a range of technologies including: VRML, HTML, GIS, Pixmaker and Flash.  ...  This paper examines the development of a prototype suite of on-line integrated multimedia-GIS tools to assist in bottom up decision-making.  ...  RMIT University Research and Innovation Office for research investment funding used to create the Community Spatial Scenario Simulation (C-S3) group  ... 
doi:10.1007/1-4020-2409-6_4 fatcat:cvx4e7vxtrah7nukmjspdxrmn4

Delivering Multimedia Content in Enabled Cultural Spaces

Christos Sintoris, Dimitrios Raptis, Adrian Stoica, Nikolaos Avouris
2007 Proceedings of the 3rd International ICST Conference on Mobile Multimedia Communications  
Handheld devices were used for mediating the process.  ...  co-existence of objects in the physical space and digital multimedia content.  ...  In that context, time influences for example the extend of the content delivered.  ... 
doi:10.4108/icst.mobimedia2007.1938 dblp:conf/mobimedia/SintorisRSA07 fatcat:wdfxgnzalzgvld7caoe53mgxwm

Web-based information visualization

R.M. Rohrer, E. Swing
1997 IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications  
A fundamentally new medium for visualization, the Web is changing the way visualization applications are developed, delivered, and used.  ...  Web-based visualization While visualizing the Web is a common application of visualization, using the Web to deliver visualization has become a more recent trend.  ...  Using the 3D room metaphor, we developed a Webbased multimedia model of a room, which we refer to as a "data vault" (see Figure 6 ).  ... 
doi:10.1109/38.595269 fatcat:d2mm6lx5zfeh7bm2ntzbhn2r3e

IPML: Extending SMIL for Distributed Multimedia Presentations [chapter]

Jun Hu, Loe Feijs
2006 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
It uses a powerful metaphor of play, with which the timing and mapping issues in distributed presentations are easily covered in a natural way.  ...  This paper addresses issues of distributing multimedia presentations in an ambient intelligent environment, exams the existing technologies and proposes IPML, a markup language that extends SMIL for distributed  ...  , interactive graphics applications and also interactive multimedia for the Web.  ... 
doi:10.1007/11890881_8 fatcat:tn3aqzlonzcqjklj42vdiu2vfu

Masterclass Pedagogy for Multimedia Applications in Teacher Education

Catherine Doherty
2007 Teaching Education  
around their individual multimedia projects.  ...  This paper describes an elective unit in the application of new technologies for pre-service teachers which employed a metaphor of masterclasses in its design to engage the students in value-added interactions  ...  , rewarding pedagogies that use the multimedia capacities of ICTs in thoughtful, creative ways.  ... 
doi:10.1080/10476210701687617 fatcat:y55rhapjtbe5jnfz57zelljnoq

A framework for online learning: the Virtual-U

L. Harasim
1999 Computer  
Acknowledgment The author acknowledges the contributions of all members of the Virtual-U team (http://virtual-u.cs.sfu. ca/).  ...  Using standard Web server technology, VU can also support multimedia applications and filesfor example, movies-that may require high bandwidth.  ...  Thirty percent of the courses were delivered totally online, and 66 percent used a mixed mode that employed an array of course-specific, weighted strategies to deliver an appropriate mix of face-to-face  ... 
doi:10.1109/2.789750 fatcat:yio2vqdbgjgfldjeszfdcgky3m

A Service-Oriented Multimedia Componentization Model

Jia Zhang, Liang-Jie Zhang, Francis Quek, Jen-Yao Chung
2005 International Journal of Web Services Research  
A multimedia Web service is divided into control flow and data flow, each can be delivered via different infrastructures and channels.  ...  We present a set of experiments that show the viability of our service-oriented componentization model that can support efficient delivery and management of multimedia Web services .  ...  to deliver multimedia Web services.  ... 
doi:10.4018/jwsr.2005010104 fatcat:4vficpbstnbtrn4g2hujz26ywe

A Self-Learning Multimedia Approach for Enriching GIS Education

A. Zerger, I. D. Bishop, F. Escobar, G. J. Hunter
2002 Journal of Geography in Higher Education  
The learning modules have been developed using Macromedia Director and are delivered interactively via the Internet.  ...  This paper describes an initiative developed by the Department of Geomatics at the University of Melbourne, Australia, to create multimedia-based self-learning modules for teaching GIS to undergraduat  ...  Acknowledgements The authors wish to acknowledge the support provided by a priming and project grant from the University of Melbourne Teaching and Learning (Multimedia and Educational Technology) Committee  ... 
doi:10.1080/03098260120110377 fatcat:2q3kmto2ivdk3brqms54aqmaqi

Archiving Cultural Objects in the 21st Century

Nestor Tsirliganis, George Pavlidis, Anestis Koutsoudis, Despina Papadopoulou, Apostolos Tsompanopoulos, Konstantinos Stavroglou, Zacharenia Loukou, Christodoulos Chamzas
2004 Journal of Cultural Heritage  
Recent developments in three-dimensional technologies and measurement instrumentation combined with multimedia databases offer today new possibilities for the integrated and complete description of Cultural  ...  This information will contribute significantly to the comparative study of artifacts, provenance studies, determination of weathering, authentication and detection of forgery, inspection of past restorations  ...  In order to implement a system that is able to deliver the virtual reality content of a multimedia database and to use a universal format compatible with most internet browsers, the obvious choice [21  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.culher.2004.04.001 fatcat:3h5pycouufdjjg4z3gqklzkyau

Communicating Product User Reviews and Ratings in Interfaces for e-Commerce: A Multimodal Approach [chapter]

Dimitrios Rigas, Rajab Ghandour
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The control group used a text-based with emojis presentation and the experimental group used a multimodal approach based on expressive avatars. Three parameters of usability were measured.  ...  Previous studies demonstrate the effective use of multimodality in different problem domains (e.g. e-learning).  ...  Table 1 shows the mapping allocation of the multimodal metaphors to the information communicated.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-39396-4_8 fatcat:7mwugrbr5rem7hc5zeegh4p5bq

The specification and design of an interactive virtual environment for use in teacher training

Fiona French, Ian Cumpson, Ruth Wood
2001 Research in Learning Technology  
By documenting our ongoing evaluation of both this resource and the technologies used in its implementation, we provide a detailed description of the production process of a prototype piece of software  ...  This highlights the importance of pedagogy, new technologies and project management, and should be of particular interest to multimedia designers and academics preparing to develop innovative learning  ...  The interface designed and implemented in Allsorts Primary uses a map metaphor. The user is presented with a plan of the school layout.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09687760108656775 fatcat:wsek2ixo4fcndlawvk43agvbra

Passive Profiling and Natural Interaction Metaphors for Personalized Multimedia Museum Experiences [chapter]

Svebor Karaman, Andrew D. Bagdanov, Gianpaolo D'Amico, Lea Landucci, Andrea Ferracani, Daniele Pezzatini, Alberto Del Bimbo
2013 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The natural user interface on the interactive table uses the visitor's profile, a museum content ontology and a recommendation system to personalize the user's exploration of available multimedia content  ...  These profiles of interest are then used to personalize content delivery on an interactive table.  ...  The latter functionality allows us to extend the personalized user experience of the visit from an indoor to an outdoor scenario.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-41190-8_27 fatcat:fmzrsawwenafdejqqlvdbd4ol4

A Multimedia Integrated Framework for Learning Management Systems [chapter]

Nishantha Giguruwa, Danh Hoang, Davar Pishv
2012 eLearning - Theories, Design, Software and Applications  
Modern multimedia encompasses assimilation of more media forms to deliver its contents to the consumers in a highly usable manner, in that, people can make use of their multiple senses at the same time  ...  The user centric learning framework proposed in this work suggests that the users should be facilitated with application metaphors submit multimedia reports through devices they use in daily life.  ...  Just to give an example 3.5 millions of students were engaged in some online courses in higher education institutions in 2006 in the USA1.eLearning today refers to the use of the network technologies to  ... 
doi:10.5772/32396 fatcat:o2jsulktv5dapihmxed2w2dj4m
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