The World Wide Web, Hyper-G and Microcosm: Historical Analysis and Future Integration Directions

Journal Article
Alomar, Noura Nassir . 2015
Tags: 
World Wide Web, Hyper-G, Microcosm.
Magazine \ Newspaper: 
International Journal of Computer Applications
Issue Number: 
11
Volume Number: 
115
Pages: 
33 to 36
Publication Abstract: 

Hypertext systems went through several stages of development and dedicated research efforts. Currently, the World Wide Web is the backbone which links massive amount of hypertext and hypermedia documents published by communities and individuals working from all parts of the universe. However, the history of hypertext systems reveals that there were a competition between the Web and two open hypermedia systems which are Hyper-G and Microcosm. The aim of this paper is to investigate the success factors of the Web and present the ways of including open hypermedia features in the Web.

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