Web surfing assistant for improving web accessibility

Sieun Lee, Eenjun Hwang

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2 Citations (Scopus)


The WWW has getting complex but most existing web tools treat each web page as a single topic or an independent document. In order to improve accessibility to the web information, we propose a web surfing assistant system called Link Broker that provides an integrated page composed of relevant information extracted from multiple web pages. Internally, the system divides a web page into semantically homogeneous content regions and performs two functions: i) Automatic bookmarking that creates a shortcut to frequently accessed information of several relevant web pages using user profile and ii) Region search that fetches all relevant regions and constructs a summary page for providing comprehensive view of relevant pages to user.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 2003
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the International Conference on Internet Computing, IC'03 - Las Vegas, NV, United States
Duration: 2003 Jun 232003 Jun 26


OtherProceedings of the International Conference on Internet Computing, IC'03
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLas Vegas, NV


  • Accessibility
  • Semantic region
  • Web surfing

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications


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