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dc.contributor.author Goh, Dion Hoe-Lian
dc.contributor.author Wang, Julie Chih Ee
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-29T08:27:03Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-29T08:27:03Z
dc.date.copyright 2004
dc.date.issued 2009-12-29T08:27:03Z
dc.identifier.citation Goh, D., & Wang, J. (2004). Designing a virtual exhibition using Scalable Vector Graphics. Aslib Proceedings, 56(3), 144-155.
dc.identifier.issn 0001-253X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10220/6169
dc.description.abstract Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is a XML-based vector graphics standard developed by the World Wide Web Consortium. The National Archives of Singapore recently launched an online virtual exhibition, Colours in the Wind, which was developed using Macromedia Flash, the most widely used format for animated and interactive vector-based Web content. The current work reports on the experiences in developing an SVG-based version of this exhibition as well as the exploration of SVG’s potential for developing future virtual exhibitions as an alternative to Flash. Observations from the SVG effort are discussed together with descriptions of techniques used and the limitations and problems that SVG poses to developers. A comparative study involving the usability features of the Flash and SVG versions of the virtual exhibition is also described. Results indicate that users are positive towards SVG and suggest the viability of the technology as a development platform.
dc.format.extent 20 p.
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Aslib proceedings
dc.subject DRNTU::Engineering::Computer science and engineering::Computer systems organization::Computer-communication networks
dc.title Designing a virtual exhibition using scalable vector graphics
dc.type Journal Article
dc.contributor.school Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/00012530410539331.
dc.description.version Published version

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