Dynamic hypertext catalogues

Maria Milosavljevic, Jon Oberlander
1998 Proceedings of the ninth ACM conference on Hypertext and hypermedia : links, objects, time and space---structure in hypermedia systems links, objects, time and space---structure in hypermedia systems - HYPERTEXT '98  
Electronic hypertext catalogues provide an important channel for information provision. However, static hypertext documents cannot be dynamically adapted to help the user find what he/she is looking for. We demonstrate that natural language generation techniques can be used to produce tailored hypertext documents, and we focus on two key benefits of the resulting DYNAMIC HYPERTEXT. First, documents can be tailored more precisely to an individual's needs and background, thus aiding the search
more » ... cess. Secondly, the incorporation of techniques for comparing catalogue items allows the user to search still more effectively. We describe the automatic generation of hypertext documents containing comparisons, with illustrations from two implemented systems.
doi:10.1145/276627.276641 dblp:conf/ht/MilsavljevicO98 fatcat:rcusqlr6zfatrazw75kiacrloi