The Cultural Conceptual Model for Simplifying the Design of Localized Websites

  • Abdalghani Mushtaha
  • Olga De Troyer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8518)


This paper introduces a cultural conceptual model that was created to provide a conceptual representation of the Cultural Markers Pyramid introduced for the purpose of designing a localized website. The proposed conceptual model is an abstract specification of a set of five groups of cultural markers and guidelines for culture-centered website design. Having the Cultural Markers Pyramid in a formal model will help experts to manage, validate and improve the model regularly.


Localization local website design cultural markers cultural conceptual model 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdalghani Mushtaha
    • 1
  • Olga De Troyer
    • 1
  1. 1.WISE Research Group,Research Group WISEVrije Universiteit BrusselBrusselsBelgium

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