Hypertext 2004 tutorials are a series of half day and full day classes led by internationally recognized experts and experienced instructors. These targeted learning experiences cover topics of current interest within Hypermedia research and the Web. Tutorial attendees at previous Hypertext conferences have spanned industry, government, and academia, bringing motivated students from diverse backgrounds to each session.

Tutorial Topics

Tutorial proposals are desired for both half and full day tutorials on topics of current interest within Hypermedia research and The Web. Previous tutorials have covered theory and use of markup languages, Web multimedia standards, metadata management, creation of dynamic video hypertexts, and protocols for remote collaborative hypermedia authoring. Known areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • XML Technologies
  • Tools and Techniques for hypertext authors
  • Introduction to hypertext basics
  • New hypertext technologies (teach your product!)
  • Analysis of literary hypertexts
  • Hypermedia in education and training
  • Hypermedia/Web Usability and Interface Design
  • Web content standards
  • Semantic Web
  • Metadata
  • Information architecture
  • Web programming techniques
    • Web Services
    • Web Agents and Robots
    • Web Application development
    • Web Engineering
  • Electronic records management
  • Spatial hypertext
  • Structural computing
  • Authoring and management of large hypertexts
  • Collaborative hypermedia technology and applications
  • Hypertext rhetoric and criticism
  • Hypermedia infrastructure technologies
  • Hypermedia middleware and components
  • eBooks

Making a Proposal

If you are interested in presenting a tutorial, please send a short proposal to the Tutorials Chair, Jamie Blustein, at jamie@cs.dal.ca providing the following information:

  • Tutorial title
  • Length: full or half day
  • Presenter(s) and their email address(es)
  • Target audience: who will want to attend this tutorial?
  • Prerequisite knowledge of the audience
  • Tutorial abstract of 1-3 paragraphs, suitable for use in conference publicity
  • Additional information about the tutorial not covered in the abstract.
  • Tutorial history: has this tutorial been presented before? If so, when, and at what conference, and with how many attendees?
  • Brief biography of each presenter

Contact Information

For further details, or to submit a proposal, please contact the tutorials chair: Jamie Blustein jamie@cs.dal.ca.

Tutorial proposals:
Past Deadline (February 4, 2004)

Notification of acceptance:
February 25, 2004

ACM Hypertext 2004 Tutorials:
August 9th - 10th, 2004

Jamie Blustein