Adaptive Content Delivery Over the Mobile Web

Yanzan Zhou, Susy S. Chan
2003 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Delivering Web content to wireless handheld devices presents many challenges. Inherent limitations of wireless handheld devices, relatively low wireless network bandwidth and user mobility make it necessary to deliver data as succinct as possible to reduce transmission delay and fit into the small screen display. To achieve this goal, Web content has to be tailored to adapt to the mobile Web. Other than filtering out formats and contents not supported by wireless browsers, a rang of adaptation
more » ... pproaches exist. This paper presents a classification scheme for evaluating current content adaptation approaches in terms of version adaptation, template adaptation, personalization adaptation, and usability adaptation. A three-dimensional model of content adaptation is proposed to guide the development and assessment of adaptive content delivery over the mobile Web. This model introduces the concept of dimensionality of adaptation and incorporates platform and user requirements for content adaptation.
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