Distributed Architectures for Web Content Adaptation and Delivery

  • Michele Colajanni
  • Riccardo Lancellotti
  • Philip S. Yu
Part of the Web Information Systems Engineering and Internet Technologies Book Series book series (WISE, volume 2)


The increased penetration of wired and wireless accesses to the Internet from heterogeneous client devices is a visible reality. The ubiquitous accessibility combined with the dynamic generation of personalized content adds a new dimension to the idea of adaptation and delivery of Web resources. Ubiquitous Web access is deployed by introducing new technologies on the top of pre-existing Internet services. However, the final result is much richer than the sum of the single components. This chapter proposes a taxonomy of the main adaptation services and analyzes the system infrastructures that can provide efficient generation and delivery of transcoded and personalized content.


Distributed systems World Wide Web Internet services adaptation transcoding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele Colajanni
    • 1
  • Riccardo Lancellotti
    • 1
  • Philip S. Yu
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Modena and Reggio EmiliaItaly
  2. 2.IBM T.J. Watson Research centerUSA

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