An authoring tool for temporal intensional web pages

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dc.contributor.author Hoke, Yatang
dc.date.accessioned 2005-10-28T18:25:55Z
dc.date.available 2005-10-28T18:25:55Z
dc.date.copyright 2005 en
dc.date.issued 2005-10-28T18:25:55Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/48
dc.description.abstract ITPerl is a web authoring tool that enables users to add temporal features to intensional web pages. ITPerl adds temporal macros to IPerl, a Perl interface to the C++ intense library. ITPerl combines temporal and default logic with intensional programming. ITPerl is an ideal solution for many time-sensitive and rapidly changing web applications. When developing a site, a user can add a temporal section to a webpage by providing different versions of it and associating each version with a time constraint. When a webpage is requested by a browser, a time point will be sent, as part of the request, to the ITPerl module. This time point is by default the current server time, but can be any time specified by the viewer. ITPerl will then compare the time point with each time constraint. If the time point satisfies more than one time constraint, then ITPerl will choose the best-fit version of the section by finding the most refined constraint. A html page that contains this best-fit version of this section will then be generated and sent back to the browser. ITPerl is easy to use. It provides the user with high level macros that have a simple syntax and that generate temporal codes as cgi files. This frees the user from having to write the complex temporal code himself. en
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dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en
dc.rights Available for World Wide Web en
dc.subject web authoring en
dc.subject web pages en
dc.subject ITPerl en
dc.subject intensional programming en
dc.subject.lcsh Computer science en
dc.title An authoring tool for temporal intensional web pages en
dc.type Thesis en
dc.contributor.supervisor Wadge, W. W.
dc.degree.department Dept. of Computer Science en
dc.degree.level Master of Science M.Sc. en

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