Preface. Contributors. On the nature and importance of archiving in the digital age, H.R. Tibbo. Preserving digital records and the life cycle of information, S. Chen. Managing historical XML data, S.S. Chawathe. Adding compression to next-generation text retrieval systems, N. Ziviani, and E. Silva de Moura. Are scripting languages any good? A validation of Perl, Python, Rexx, and Tcl against C, C++, and Java, L. Prechelt. Issues and approaches for developing lerner-centered technology, C. Quintana, J. Krajcik, and E. Soloway. Personalizing interactions with information systems, S. Perugini, and N. Ramakrishnan.
* Includes in-depth surveys and tutorials on advances in Computer Technology. * Features the work of well-known authors and researchers in the field. * Provides a broad overview of important developments. * Contains extensive bibliographies.
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