Temporal web alerts

Nader Mohamed, Jameela Al-Jaroodi

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    Web alerts are user-defined monitor conditions for public web information in which notification messages are sent to users whenever their alert conditions are met. Web alerts are usually available as services over the web. Through these services, users can define to monitor some interesting information for them. This paper discusses a special type of web alerts called temporal web alerts. In this alert type, the user can define temporal monitoring conditions for some web information that their values change with time. Examples of this type of information are the stock prices, currency exchange rates, and temperatures all of which vary as time passes. This paper discusses the possible approaches to satisfy temporal conditions and the storage requirements to support this type of alerts and provides a solution to minimize storage requirements.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationITNG2010 - 7th International Conference on Information Technology
    Subtitle of host publicationNew Generations
    Number of pages5
    Publication statusPublished - 2010
    Event7th International Conference on Information Technology - New Generations, ITNG 2010 - Las Vegas, NV, United States
    Duration: Apr 12 2010Apr 14 2010

    Publication series

    NameITNG2010 - 7th International Conference on Information Technology: New Generations


    Other7th International Conference on Information Technology - New Generations, ITNG 2010
    Country/TerritoryUnited States
    CityLas Vegas, NV


    • Internet
    • Notification systems
    • Temporal query
    • Web alerts
    • Web information

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Computer Networks and Communications
    • Information Systems


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