Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking by Margherita Pagani

By Margherita Pagani

The encyclopedia is an enormous supplying that explains the gamut of present multimedia and networking efforts. It encompasses papers that cross into a number of subject matters. Like social networking groups; a contemporary scorching merchandise on the internet. Or the continuing upward push of malware assaults, like viruses and worms and phishing.

There is an effective stability among discussing advancements and better point software program functions and usages. In many ways, the "multimedia" within the identify is unduly restrictive. it's the "networking" which conveys the wider scope of the book.

The e-book additionally attempts to appear ahead. numerous authors provide their rules as to destiny developments. it is a tossup how those may well end up. yet total, the ebook conveys the dynamic, freewheeling spirit of the net.

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The ease of orientation, navigation, and understanding are crucial for this dimension of analysis. Functionality of technological tools refers to the efficacy of the technical realization of the sites, the average time to download the pages, and the number of errors in html language. These aspects need to be considered in t-government and m-government projects. Accessibility, usability, and functionality of technological tools are critical aspects for the success of any interactive TV service. carried out through a structured questionnaire sent by mail, and each respondent was asked to evaluate the value and utility of each attribute through a five point Likert scale (Pagani & Pasinetti, in press).

The Accessibility, Usability, and Functionality in T-Government Figure 3. Usability: Importance of attributes A technological components 4,33 content components 4,59 4,17 Page structure 3,9 4 4,1 second attribute is security of online transactions such as the payment of bills or any operation that requires the offering of a service. Conditional access smart cards could be an interesting solution. The last attribute is related to the constant update of the system, which must visualize new contents and satisfy the users’ exigencies.

Usability: The delivery mechanism must be straightforward to use with minimum effort required. Some general rules to guide these principles are maintain a simple design, reducing the number of tables and frames; summarize the key contents on the display; reduce the pages to an adequate number to vehicle the information to the user; make the navigation easy and the remote-control ergonomic; guarantee an intuitive and simple layout; make the visual and graphics elements  A Accessibility, Usability, and Functionality in T-Government Services have no impact on the timing of downloading; create indexes and supports to the navigation that contribute to fasten the process of searching.

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