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A significant amount of research project funding is spent creating customized annotation systems, re-inventing the wheel once and again, developing the same common features. In this paper, we present WACline, a Software Product Line to facilitate customization of browser extension Web annotation clients. WACline reduces the development effort by re...
DSR literature raises concerns about Design Knowledge (DK) accumulation across distinct projects. We believe that DK and the artifact(s) that fleshes it out, are the two sides of the same coin, to the extent that, for DK accumulation to thrive, DSR artifacts should come along. On these premises, and with a focus on software artifacts, we advocate f...
Peer review is under pressure. Demand for reviews is outstripping supply where reviewers tend to be busy people who contribute voluntarily. Authors highly value reviews, yet complain about the time it takes to get feedback to the point of putting research timeliness at stake. Though part of the review process has been moved to the Web, the review i...
Systematic Literature Reviews (SLRs) are increasingly popular to categorize and identify research gaps. Their reliability largely depends on the rigour of the attempt to identify, appraise and aggregate evidences through coding, i.e. the process of examining and organizing the data contained in primary studies in order to answer the research questi...
Modding refers to the act of modifying hardware, software, or virtually anything else, to perform a function not originally conceived or intended by the designer. The rationales for modding should be sought in the aspiration of users to contextualize to their own situation the artefact at hand. Websites are not exception. WebMakeup targets mod scen...
The increasing volume of content and actions available on the Web, combined with the growing number of mature digital natives, anticipate a growing desire of controlling the Web experience. Akin to the Web2.0 movement, webies’ desires do not stop at content authoring but look for controlling how content is arranged in websites. By content, we mainl...