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ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS), Volume 25 Issue 4, October 2007

TOIS reviewers January 2006 through May 2007
Gary Marchionini
Article No.: 15
DOI: 10.1145/1281485.1281486

Adaptive hypermedia through contextualized open hypermedia structures
Christopher Bailey, Wendy Hall, David E. Millard, Mark J. Weal
Article No.: 16
DOI: 10.1145/1281485.1281487

The aim of this article is to produce an alternative view of the adaptive hypermedia (AH) domain from a contextually-aware open hypermedia (OH) perspective. We believe that a wide range of AH techniques can be supported with a small number of OH...

ServiceFinder: A method towards enhancing service portals
Xiao Fang, Olivia R. Liu Sheng, Michael Chau
Article No.: 17
DOI: 10.1145/1281485.1281488

The rapid advancement of Internet technologies enables more and more educational institutes, companies, and government agencies to provide services, namely online services, through web portals. With hundreds of online services provided through a...

YASS: Yet another suffix stripper
Prasenjit Majumder, Mandar Mitra, Swapan K. Parui, Gobinda Kole, Pabitra Mitra, Kalyankumar Datta
Article No.: 18
DOI: 10.1145/1281485.1281489

Stemmers attempt to reduce a word to its stem or root form and are used widely in information retrieval tasks to increase the recall rate. Most popular stemmers encode a large number of language-specific rules built over a length of time. Such...

A novel XML music information retrieval method using graph invariants
Alberto Pinto, Goffredo Haus
Article No.: 19
DOI: 10.1145/1281485.1281490

The increasing diffusion of XML languages for the encoding of domain-specific multimedia information raises the need for new information retrieval models that can fully exploit structural information. An XML language specifically designed for...

Reducing human interactions in Web directory searches
Ori Gerstel, Shay Kutten, Eduardo Sany Laber, Rachel Matichin, David Peleg, Artur Alves Pessoa, Criston Souza
Article No.: 20
DOI: 10.1145/1281485.1281491

Consider a website containing a collection of webpages with data such as in Yahoo or the Open Directory project. Each page is associated with a weight representing the frequency with which that page is accessed by users. In the tree hierarchy...