BROWSING IN MOBILES DHIVYA KHRISHNAN (dsk2121@columbia.edu)

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<ul><li><p>BROWSING IN MOBILESDHIVYA KHRISHNAN(dsk2121@columbia.edu)</p></li><li><p>Problem AddressedBrowsing in mobiles common use caseWeb authors not to be taxedOriginal Web site layoutAvoid Excessive scrollingKnowing current positionEliminate unwanted links</p></li><li><p>Minimap Visualization TechniqueInternal and External constraintsBased on CSS2 Formatting model2 StepsLayout Scaling method ( 2 changes )</p><p>Overview of webpage</p></li><li><p>Merits and DemeritsHorizontal Scrolling avoidedTable overflowDisturbing page overviewMaps unreadableWhat scaling factor?Useful of Wikipedia like sitesAssumes high processing power in client</p></li><li><p>Adapting web pages for mobilesSemantic structure of page found</p><p>Web page spilt to smaller blocks</p><p>Block detection at the high level</p><p>Explicit and Implicit separators</p><p>Index and sub pages generated</p></li><li><p>Merits and DemeritsProxy/Server deployment (cache)</p><p>Readable text in index pages</p><p>Useful in a PDA</p><p>Useful with sub topics.</p></li><li><p>RSS Really Simple SyndicationA proxy server solution</p><p>Summarizes information</p><p>User =&gt; Proxy =&gt; Server </p><p>Proxy Server and RSS</p><p>Proxy Server and Content Adaptation </p></li><li><p>Merits and DemeritsUseful for news websites</p><p>Proxy fails =&gt; problem</p><p>Bad display of tables</p><p>IMG: URL =&gt; clueless???</p></li><li><p>ConclusionRSS used for information dense websites.Minimap for websites with a mixture of images and text.Web page adaptation technique =&gt; Multiple topics in websiteGlobal view-port liked by usersProxy server deployment useful</p></li></ul>