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Tourism Blog Visualizer for Better Tour Planning

Sharda, Nalin and Ponnada, Mohan (2008) Tourism Blog Visualizer for Better Tour Planning. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 14 (2). pp. 157-167. ISSN 1356-7667

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Abstract

This paper presents the rationale for building a Blog Visualizer, and elaborates on its conceptual model. Blog Visualizer is a system that uses the information present in blogs, such as images, video, and audio, to create an audio-visual interactive presentation for the user. The Blog Visualizer brings together and makes use of relevant data stored in the form of Sharable Content Objects (SCOs). The most relevant SCOs are converted into an audio-visual presentation that can play out on a variety of user devices, with the content repurposed according to device parameters and user preferences. The Blog Visualizer will provide potential tourists with a virtual experience of the trip to support better tour planning.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID15418, blog, CORDA (Content Object Repository Discovery and Registration/Resolution Architecture), SCORM (Sharable Content Object Reference Model) SCO (Sharable Content Objects), tourism, web log, visualization
Subjects: FOR Classification > 0803 Computer Software
FOR Classification > 0806 Information Systems
FOR Classification > 1506 Tourism
SEO Classification > 9003 Tourism
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 16 Sep 2011 04:20
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2011 04:21
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/3946
DOI: 10.1177/1356766707087523
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Citations in Scopus: 16 - View on Scopus

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