ECLAP BEST PRACTICE NETWORK User Manual

ECLAP BEST PRACTICE NETWORK User Manual

 

 

 

 

 

 

Version:   1.0,   draft  

Data:   31/08/2010  

ECLAP

 

BEST

 

PRACTICE

 

NETWORK

 

 

User

 

Manual

  

Informative

 

report

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Index

 

An   overview   on   ECLAP   BPNET   ...........................................................................................................................

  4

 

 

Main   screenshot   of   ECLAP   BPNET   ...............................................................................................................

  10

 

Kinds   of   digital   contents   ..............................................................................................................................

  11

 

Play   a   content   in   the   BPNET   ........................................................................................................................

  15

 

Main   functionalities   for   unregistered   public   users   .....................................................................................

  19

 

Advanced   search   .....................................................................................................................................

  21

 

Functionalities   for   registered   users   .................................................................................................................

  24  

Management   of   the   personal   profile   and   social   links   with   other   users/colleagues   ...................................

  29  

Playlist   management   ...................................................................................................................................

  33  

Creation   of   a   playlist   ................................................................................................................................

  33  

Visualization   of   a   playlist   .........................................................................................................................

  37  

ECLAP   BPNET   recommendations   .................................................................................................................

  38  

Invite   a   not   registered   user   to   join   the   ECLAP   BPNET   .............................................................................

  38  

Invite   e   registered   user   to   see   specific   content   ......................................................................................

  38  

Automatic   recommendations   ..................................................................................................................

  40  

Advanced   functionalities   for   content   and   activities   related   to   groups   .......................................................

  41  

List   of   recent   posts   in   the    groups   ...........................................................................................................

  42  

List   of   content   and   activities   unread   related   to   groups   ..........................................................................

  43  

List   of   last   content   and   activities   of   the   portal   ........................................................................................

  43  

Uploading   objects   on   ECLAP   BPNET   ............................................................................................................

  44  

Indexing   of   content   metadata   .................................................................................................................

  46  

Use   of   Calendar   ...........................................................................................................................................

  46  

The   ECLAP   WIKI   ...........................................................................................................................................

  49  

Create   a   new   page   ...................................................................................................................................

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Modify   a   Wiki   page   ..................................................................................................................................

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Delete   a   Wiki   page   ...................................................................................................................................

  53  

Manage   revisions   .....................................................................................................................................

  53  

Object   editing   ..............................................................................................................................................

  54  

Managing   connections   ................................................................................................................................

  57  

Accept   or   refuse   a   new   connection   request   ...........................................................................................

  58  

Automatic   production   of   Objects   on   ECLAP   BPNET   ....................................................................................

  60  

Table   summing   up   types   of   files   managed/produced   automatically   by   the   portal   ....................................

  65  

Role   of   Group   Coordinators   ............................................................................................................................

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Creating   WEB   pages   for   groups   ...................................................................................................................

  68  

 

Web   page   body   syntax   information   ........................................................................................................

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Preview   of   WEB   pages   .............................................................................................................................

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Additional   details   on   the   production   of   web ‐ pages.

  ...............................................................................

  73  

Some   further   notes   on   creating   WEB   pages   for   groups   ..........................................................................

  75  

Managing   group   users   .................................................................................................................................

  76  

Managing   the   group’s   discussion   Forum   .....................................................................................................

  77  

Create   a   new   forum   topic   ........................................................................................................................

  79  

Comment   a   forum   topic   ..........................................................................................................................

  80  

Statistics   .......................................................................................................................................................

  82  

Statistics   on   users’   queries   ......................................................................................................................

  82  

Statistics   on   object   downloads   ................................................................................................................

  86  

PC   Standard   Players   .........................................................................................................................................

  90  

User   Manual:   AXMEDIS   Player   for   PC   and   others   ...........................................................................................

  92  

User   Manual:   Organizer   for   PDA   WM   .............................................................................................................

  95  

Setting   up   Software   Tools   for   Windows   Mobile   PDA   ..................................................................................

  95  

Organizer   for   Windows   Mobile   PDA   ............................................................................................................

  97  

AXPDA   Player,   su   PDA   ................................................................................................................................

  108  

ECLAP   for   iPhone   .......................................................................................................................................

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Taxonomy   ......................................................................................................................................................

  122  

User   Profile:   classification   and   specializations   ..............................................................................................

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Affiliation   acronyms   ...................................................................................................................................

  126  

Type   of   Workplace   .....................................................................................................................................

  126  

 

Roles   ..........................................................................................................................................................

  127  

ECLAP   Metadata   ............................................................................................................................................

  128  

Acronyms   .......................................................................................................................................................

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An

 

overview

 

on

 

ECLAP

 

BPNET

  

ECLAP   Best   Practice   Network   (ECLAP   BPNET   http://bpnet.eclap.eu

)   is   a   very   intuitive   and   easy   to   use   Best   Practice   Network   for   sharing   and   multichannel   distribution   of   multimedia   and   cross   media   digital   contents   having   educational   purposes.

  Therefore,   this   manual   is   highly   recommended   for   users   with   both   the   expertise   and   task   of   managing   user   groups   and   digital   contents,   provided   that   they   want   to   make   optimum   use   of   the   portal’s   features   to   produce   and   manage   contents,   social   relationships,   knowledge   in   the   domain   area,   user   groups   and   their   discussions.

 

 

-PC, MACos, linux, …

-iPhone, iPod,

Windows Mobile,

Android(*), ….

Complex content

The   ECLAP   BPNET   is   ready   to   use   standard   multimedia   players   for   each   and   every   possible   file   format   whenever   the   browser   allows   it.

  This   means   that   hundreds   of   different   formats   can   be   played   and   visualized   directly   embedded   inside   the   web   pages   during   the   navigation   in   the   BPNET.

 

Sometimes,   the   visualization   of   such   files   is   possible   only   after   installing   specific   and   yet   standard   players   such   as   Acrobat   Reader   (PDF   player),   Adobe   Flash   Player,   and   AXMEDIS   player   (most   browsers   propose   automatically   to   set   up   these   kinds   of   software,   thus   making   it   easy   to   play).

  For  

Internet   browsers,   the   installation   of   such   players   is   automatic.

  Acrobat   Reader   and   Adobe   Flash  

Player   are   always   available   for   Windows,   Linux   and   MAC   OS,   while   the   AXMEDIS   Player   is   available   for   Windows   PC,   Windows   Mobile   and   other   mobile   systems   with   Java   Multimedia   APIs.

  As   to   mobile   systems   there   have   some   limitations   due   to   small   size   and   capacity   of   the   device:   most   mobile   systems   are   not   able   to   run   a   video   /   audio   from   the   Internet,   others   may   not   be   able   to   access   interactive   objects   and   /   or   Flash   animations.

 

The   digital   contents   which   are   distributed   via   ECLAP   BPNET     can   be   simple   files   such   as   audio  

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tracks,   video   movies,   images,   documents,   etc.;   they   can   also   be   content   files   with   complex   cross  

  media   formats,   such   as   video   collections,   image   sequences,   animations,   interactive   presentations   based   on   SMIL   and/or   HTML,   calculators,   games,   algorithms,   procedures,   check   lists,   which   means   in   other   words   a   great   variety   of   formats   and   different   types.

  

Noteworthy   is   the   operability   of   the   ECLAP   BPNET   system   on   Linux,   Windows,   MAC   OS,   Windows  

Mobile,   iPhone,   iPad,   etc.,   with   different   browsers   (Internet   Explorer,   Firefox,   Safari,   etc.)   and   on   different   types   of   mobile   devices   such   as:   HTC,   Samsung,   SonyEricsson,   HP,   iPhone,   etc.

 

Sometimes   some   limitations   may   occur   and   they   are   highlighted   in   the   summing   up   tables   of   the  

Manual,   which   allows   to   identify   the   preferred   and   most   fitting   platform   according   to   the   needed   functionalities.

  Needless   to   say   that   AXMEDIS   player   is   a   precondition   to   see   on   PC   complex   ECLAP contents   which   can   be   used   on   Windows   Mobile   PDA   and   other   mobile   systems.

  At   present   the  

AXMEDIS   player   is   available   only   for   Windows   Mobile   PDA,   Pocket   PC   and   Windows   PC.

  Many   contents   for   mobile   do   not   need   an   additional   player,   since   they   can   use   the   browser   available   on   the   mobile   device,   for   example   the   iPhone/iPad.

 

Complex   objects/applications  

This   section   explains   what   is   meant   by   ‘complex   objects’.

  They   are   not   simple   digital   objects   like   video   and   audio   files,   but   real   applications,   for   example   interactive   calculators   using   specific   formulae,   algorithms   supporting   procedures,   guided   courses,   slide   sequences,   interactive   games,   animations   and   so   forth.

  Such   complex   objects   have   to   be   considered   as   real   mini ‐ applications   which   can   be   played   using   the   AXMEDIS   player   on   PC,   PDA   and/or   directly   on   the   iPhone   or   the   available   browser,   too.

  To   play   complex   objects   (namely,   mini ‐ applications)   sometimes   the   user   has   to   install   the   right   AXMEDIS   player   (PC   and/or   PDA)   or   more   simply   mini   applications   can   be   viewed   with   the   user’s   available   Internet   browser.

 

To   set   up   the   right   AXMEDIS   player   the   user   has   simply   to   follow   the   link   in   the   main   menu   on   the   top   of   the   different   portal   versions   or   help   pages.

  Examples   of   cross   media   content/application   can   be   obtained/downloaded   from   ECLAP   BPNET   :   http://bpnet.eclap.eu

  The   interested   user   can   learn   on   his   own   how   to   build   such   contents   through   applications   based   on   SMIL   e/o   HTML,   or   thanks   to   a   production   tool   named   Algorithm   Designer,   the   User   Manual   of   which   is   provided   with   this   Manual.

 

On   the   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   http://bpnet.eclap.eu

  there   are   a   lot   of   examples   for   such   mini ‐ applications.

  Other   examples   of   cross   media   content/application   can   be   obtained/downloaded   from   the   demo   portal   XMF   (Cross   Media   Finder):   http://xmf.axmedis.org/   and/or   in   the   Mobile  

Medicine   portal:   http://mobmed.axmedis.org

.

  The   format   used   for   such   files   is   MPEG ‐

21/AXMEDIS.

  A   technical   description   of   the   technology   exploited   to   realize   ECLAP   BPNET   with   Web  

3.0

  and   related   details   is   available   with   this   link:   Technical   note   on   Cross ‐ Media   Finder .

  On   the

AXMEDIS   website   http://www.axmedis.org

  further   details   on   technology   are   reported.

 

Accessibility   from   both   PC   and   different   mobile   systems  

ECLAP   BPNET   http://bpnet.eclap.eu

  can   be   accessed   from   both   PC   and   different   mobile   systems   such   as:   PDA   Windows   Mobile,   smartphone,   e   iPhone/iPad,   using   the   same   link.

  ECLAP   BPNET   allows   to   play   and/or   download   the   content   the   user   has   chosen   to   be   saved   on   his   own   computer  

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(hard   disk),   or   PDA,   mobile   and   smartphone   (into   the   SD   device   memory).

  

The   PC   version   of   the   portal  

is   the   one   with   greater   functionality.

  It   exploits   different   types   of   additional   players   such   as   Acrobat   Reader,   Adobe   Flash   player   and   AXMEDIS   player.

  The  

AXMEDIS   player   (needed   to   view   interactive   contents   for   PC   and   PDA,   and   allowing   the   behavior   simulation   of   PDA   on   PC)   can   be   obtained   and   installed   using   the   link   here   attached .

  The   player   setup   for browser   on   Windows   PC   (called   AXMEDIS   Active   X   player)   starts   up   automatically   with   the   first   attempt   to   play,   which   means   attempt   to   open   an   AXMEDIS/MPEG ‐ 21   content   on   the   ECLAP  

BPNET   portal.

  If   this   does   not   happen   automatically,   the   user   has   to   follow   the   installation   link   as   reported   in   the   main   page   of   each   portal’s   version.

  The   current   player   version   has   been   tested   for  

Windows   XP   (all   versions),   Windows   Vista   (all   versions)   with   Internet   Explorer   6,   7   and   8   and   for  

Mozilla   Firefox.

  The   portal   can   provide   automatically   the   right   AXMEDIS   player   according   to   the   browser   the   user   has,   this   means   that   if   one   wants   to   install   the   Firefox   version,   he   has   first   to   download   Firefox   browser.

  

 

The   iPhone/iPad   version   of   the   portal  

has   the   same   appearance   as   the   PC   version   which   is   accessible   via   http://bpnet.eclap.eu

.

  As   to   iPhone   there   is   currently   no   need   to   install   additional   players.

  According   to   the   version   released   on   June   2009,   iPhone   does   not   support   any   resource   view   in   Flash.

  Besides,   the   iPhone   version   cannot   show   contents   that   are   unequivocally   produced   for   Windows   Mobile   PDA.

  Such   contents   are   recognizable   for   an   icon   resembling   a   PDA.

  iPhone   contents   are   accessible   by   using   the   same   PC   link   to   contents.

 

The   portal’s   PDA   version

  is   available   for   mobile   devices   having   Windows   Mobile   5,   6,   6.1,   6.5

  (e.g.,   HTC,   HP,   some   Acer,   some   Samsung,   some   Sony ‐ Ericsson   and   many   others).

  It   can   be   accessed   by   using   the   link   directly   from   PDA,   but   also   from   PC   (using   one’s   own   computer   and   browser).

  The   link   is   as   follows   http://bpnet.eclap.eu/pda .

  When   accessing   via   PDA,   the   last   version   of   the   PDA   player   including   the   Manual   can   be   downloaded   from   the   related   management   page:   http://bpnet.eclap.eu/pda/pdaplayer.html

.

 

The   Mobile   version   of   the   portal  

is   not   currently   available   for   ECLAP   and   it   is   not   aligned   with   the   rest   of   the   portal.

  This   mode,   available   at   http://xmf.axmedis.org

,   supports   devices   such   as:   Nokia,  

Blackberry,   some   SonyEricsson,   and   others,   which   is   to   say   smartphone   mobile   devices   having   Java  

Virtual   Machine   with   multimedia   support.

  Here   too,   a   specific   player   has   to   be   installed.

 

 

Automatically   producing   and   publishing   contents  

On   ECLAP   Best   Practice   Network   you   can   publish   self ‐ produced   digital   contents   of   any   kind,   you   can   view   the   contents   of   your   colleagues,   find   new   colleagues,   keep   friendly   relationships,   establish   and   resume   consultations/collaborations   and   talks,   add   comments   on   the   digital   contents   other   people   have   inserted,   bookmark   as   preferred   the   digital   contents   you   like,   express   your   vote   on   the   portal’s   digital   contents,   etc.

  Many   of   the   above   described   functionalities   are   already   available   for   some   mobile   devices   like   iPhone/iPad   (such   devices   can   access   the   PC   portal   directly)   and   they   will   be   soon   available   also   for   the   user’s   PDA/mobile   version.

  

In   order   to   upload/publish   your   own   digital   contents   on   ECLAP   BPNET   ,   you   have   to   be   registered   as   user   of   the   Portal.

  Such   registration   is   free   of   charge,   you   only   need   to   follow   the   link   from   the   first   page   of   ECLAP   BPNET   or   you   can   use   this   link .

  Once   registered,   the   user   is   asked   to   fill   in   all   the   data   which   could   be   useful   for   a   better   service   exploitation.

  During   the   registration   procedure,  

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the   user   will   remark   that   there   are   discussion   groups.

  You   have   to   ask   to   each   group   coordinator  

  to   gain   admittance   to   the   group   you   are   interested   in.

  Groups   have   a   discussion   forum   and   they   are   both   an   important   means   of   creating   talks/collaboration   and   a   source   of   knowledge.

  The   registered   user   can   drop   comments   on   pages,   objects,   marginal   notes   on   the   forum,   etc.

 

Once   registered   on   ECLAP   BPNET   ,   the   user   can   enter   (by   logging   himself   via   login),   get   access   to   the   private   contents   of   the   groups   he   joined,   and/or   insert/load   (do   the   upload),   publish   his   own   digital   contents   (for   instance   some   pictures,   videos,   educational   material,   comments   dropped   for   a   video,   forum   interacting,   etc.)   and   he   can   socialize/discuss   with   other   users,   etc.

  To   upload  

/publish   some   digital   contents   is   very   simple,   you   can   refer   to   the   webpage   from   this   link   if   registered   users,   namely   whether   logged   into   the   portal .

  After   having   correctly   inserted   the   data   related   to   the   files   the   user   is   going   to   publish   on   ECLAP   BPNET   and   once   clicked   for   publication,   the   user   releases   his   implicit   authorization   to   the   ECLAP   BPNET    to   publish   that   object   on   PC,   PDA   and   mobile   systems   (this   means   that   the   user   declares   under   his   sole   responsibility   he   is   authorized   to   publish   such   digital   contents   on   the   Internet   and   mobile   networks).

  It   is   very   important   to   pay   much   attention   when   editing   data   (metadata):   in   fact   if   the   user   inserts   correct   and   complete   metadata,   this   will   be   to   everybody’s   advantage,   not   only   his   own,   since   other   users   who   might   be   interested   to   the   contents/contribution   of   that   individual   user   might   benefit   from   it,   especially   when   it   comes   to   taxonomical   classification   and   object   description,   etc.

  The   user’s   contents   will   be   visible   for   each   and   every   user   of   ECLAP   BPNET   and   the   latter   could   drop   comments   to   the   user,   talk   about   what   has   been   published,   etc.

  

ECLAP   BPNET   Management   Committee   reserves   the   right   to   remove   content   and   applications   that   are   objectionable   for   any   reason   whatsoever,   contents   going   against   the   moral   standards   and/or   offending,   defaming,   harassing   other   people   and/or   contents   providing   references   and   pieces   of   information   not   correct,   nor   shared.

  Furthermore,   contents   which   would   violate   the   intellectual   property   will   be   removed,   the   same   will   occur   for   contents   deemed   offensive   by   third   parties   for   the   sake   of   third   party   privacy   or   intellectual   property,   or   for   any   ethical   reason   whatsoever.

  The  

Committee   refuses   all   responsibility   for   any   use   which   is   made   of   such   contents.

 

Networking,   groups   and   discussion   forums  

ECLAP   BPNET   allows   to   carry   out   many   activities   that   are   typical   of   Best   Practice   Networks,   for   instance:   bookmarking   as   preferred   some   accessible   contents,   recommending   something,   etc.

 

Users   can   view   which   are   the   contents/contribution   the   user   has   posted/provided/uploaded,   namely   published   on   ECLAP   BPNET   .

  The   user   can   send   emails   (and   SMS   in   the   future)   to   all   the   members   of   a   group   or   groups   he   is   interested   in,   he   can   send   emails   to   suggest   the   visualization   of   some   digital   contents   (objects,   pages,   comments,   forum   interacting,   etc.)   to   some   of   his   colleagues,   he   can   invite   other   preferred   colleagues   of   his   to   register   on   ECLAP   BPNET   using   a   simple   email.

  The   portal   can   be   of   great   help   to   this   purpose,   the   user   has   just   to   follow   the   suggestions   offered   by   the   portal   and   placed   on   the   right   or   close   to   the   digital   contents.

  ECLAP  

BPNET   provides   also   the   user   with   the   reference   to   other   users   having   similar   profiles   both   for   common   interests   and   activities;   it   suggests   objects   similar   to   those   the   user   has   recently   viewed,   etc.

  At   present   what   is   proposed   to   users   is   a   list   of   possible   colleagues,   list   which   is   arranged   from   the   most   similar   to   the   less   similar.

  The   similarity   among   colleagues   is   based   upon   the   pieces   of   information   provided   within   the   profile,   but   also   according   to   the   actions   the   user   has   carried   out,   for   instance   which   contents   he   has   viewed,   published,   downloaded,   etc.

  Some   of   these  

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recommendation   functionalities   will   be   available   later   on.

 

Have   a   nice   work   and   enjoy   yourself   with   ECLAP   Bet   Practice   Network,   

  ECLAP   BPNET   Management   Committee!!!

 

Technical   assistance  

For   troubleshooting   purposes,   the   user   can   point   at   the   problems   he   has   run   into   by   sending   an   email   to   [email protected]

always   trying   to   write   if   possible   the   data   below:  

Object:   title   or   link   or   number  

Version   and   type   of   internet   browser,   

Operating   system,   

Mobile   device,   

Short   description   of   the   problem!

  

 

Useful   Links:

 

ECLAP   Best   Practice   Network     

Technical   assistance:   [email protected]

  

How   to   register   a   new   user     

Uploading   contents   for   publication   

  ECLAP   BPNET   manual   

Downloading   the   PC   player   

Downloading   the   PDA   player,   examples   and   manual.

  

Algorithm   Designer   to   produce   flow   algorithms,   ver   2.1.0

  dated   August,   it   includes   the   automatic   production   and   the   saving   option   of   package   mp21/axmedis   ready   for   the   upload   into   the    ECLAP  

BPNET   portal   (use   manuals   for   PC,   PDA   and   iPhone   are   included)   

  AXMEDIS   portal   and   other   MPEG ‐ 21   production   tools  

Portal   with   other   examples   of   digital   contents  

Mobile   Medicine   Social   Network   

  Protection   as   additional   solution   

Most   contents   on   ECLAP   BPNET   are  

not

  protected   by   a   DRM,   even   though   this   functionality   is   possible   with   AXMEDIS.

  Some   digital   contents   can   be   used   on   different   platforms:   PC,   PDA   and   mobile   systems.

  As   to   the   latter,   you   need   only   one   license   to   use   such   contents   on   any   device   the   user   has,   thus   achieving   a   true   interoperability   (with   or   without   DRM)   of   contents   on   different   devices.

  If   the   user   does   not   deem   it   necessary   to   use   protected   contents,   this   part   can   be   left   out.

 

When   a   content   is   protected,   this   is   made   self ‐ evident   for   the   presence   of   small   yellow   padlock.

  To   access   protected   objects,   you   need   to   be   a   registered   user   on   the   AXMEDIS   system   and   also   to   have   a   player   certified   by   the   AXMEDIS   DRM   control   system.

  The   first   step   to   use   protected   contents   is   to   register   your   profile   on   the   AXMEDIS,   if   this   has   not   been   done   yet,   when   accessing   for   the   first   time   by   using   the   registration   webpage   of   ECLAP   BPNET   Portal.

  The   user   can   register   on   the   Axmedis   via   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   later   on,   simply   by   accessing   the   webpage   of   his   own   user   profile   on   the   portal;   or   else   he   can   register   by   using   the   AXMEDIS   general   registration   portal,   with   this   link   for   registration .

  Once   registered,   the   user   will   receive   via   email   his   user ‐ name,   password   and   a   file   (called   ‘certificate’).

  These   data   will   be   of   great   help   later   on,   when   the   certification   of  

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your   own   players   occurs.

  The   user   has   simply   to   follow   the   guidelines   he   will   receive   via   email.

  In  

  order   to   register   the   PC   player   into   his   own   browser,   he   can   use   this   link   of   Certification.

  With   the   same   pieces   of   information   (user,   password   and   certificate)   the   user   will   be   able   also   to   get   the   certification   for   the   different   players   he   has   on   PC,   PDA   and   mobile   systems.

  If   registered   and   certified   on   AXMEDIS,   the   user   can   get   access   to   other   social   networks   and   AXMEDIS   services   as   well:   please   refer   to   the   AXMEDIS   portal   for   the   complete   list:   http://www.axmedis.org

 

.

  Some protected   contents   are   demo;   therefore,   once   you   access   them,   a   demo   license   is   released   with   a  

5   minute   validity.

  Needless   to   say,   this   can   happen   only   if   the   user   is   registered   and   has   an  

AXMEDIS   certified   player.

  Some   other   contents   are   completely   protected   and   they   can   be   accessed   only   upon   the   content   producer/author’s   granted   permission.

  The   object   itself   will   provide   you   with   the   necessary   pieces   of   information   on   how   you   can   obtain   the   right   to   exploit   such   contents/objects,   which   is   to   say   how   to   get   a   user   license.

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Main

 

screenshot

 

of

 

ECLAP

 

BPNET

  

 

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Kinds

 

of

 

digital

 

contents

 

 

ECLAP   BPNET   offers   many   different   kinds   of   digital   content   which   is   indexed   and   can   be   searched  

  as   information,   as   community ‐ shared   knowledge.

  To   this   end   ECLAP   BPNET   exploits   the   Semantic  

Web   technologies,   namely   Web   2.0/3.0:  

Web   page,

  WEB   pages   of   groups   having   private   and/or   public   nature:   

o

Related   to   groups   of   private   and/or   public   nature;   o

The   group   coordinator   can   insert,   change   and/or   cancel   the   private   and/or   public   web ‐ pages   he   has   produced   for   a   group;   o

A   taxonomy   is   associated   to   each   web ‐ page,   please   refer   to   the   Appendix;   o

Each   web ‐ page   can   be   commented   upon   and   it   can   be   voted   by   the   members   of   a   group;   o

Page   Comment,   Making   comments   on   WEB   pages

 

Comments   made   on   a   WEB   page   of   a   group   by   any   user   being   able   to   access   the   group,   therefore   comments   are   written   by   registered   users   only.

  o

Web   pages   and   comments   are   indexed   in   the   search   engine   of   the   Portal;   o

Web   pages   can   be   available   in   many   different   languages,   so   that   any   single   page   in   the  

Portal   can   have   one   or   more   translated   version   available;   o

Every   time   a   new   Web   page   is   created,   a   notification   is   sent   to   all   members   of   the   group.

 

Discussion   Forum   of   a   group:  

o

Each   group   is   given   a   discussion   forum   with   many   topics,   namely   discussion   topics;   each   topic   is   associated   with   a   given   taxonomy;   o

The   discussion   topics   can   be   started   by   members   of   the   forum,   as   well   by   the   group/forum   coordinator;   only   the   coordinator   can   cancel   a   topic;   o

Forums   collects   contributions   on   aspects   /talks   for   a   given   topic,   contributions   can   be   written   by   registered   users   only.

  o

Forum   Comment:   comments   on   the   discussion   forum   topics  

of   a   group

:

 

Comments   left   for   some   topics   discussed   within   a   given   forum   (they   are   associated   to   the   vote   each   user   can   express   and   votes   are   very   useful   to   collect   opinions   to   verify   the   reliability   of   a   topic   or   a   comment).

  Each   topic   is   therefore   linked   to   a   group   and   it   can   be   produced   and   made   accessible   only   by   the   users   registered   to   that   group.

 

Objects/mini ‐ applications

:   they   can   be   uploaded   by   registered   users   thanks   to   a   specific   form   for   the   upload/publication,   please   see   later   on.

  Objects   could   be:    o simple   digital   resources:   

 audio,   video,   images,   documents,   flash   animations,   slides,   etc.;  

 in   a   near   future,   also   live   stream   of   events,   etc.

  (work   in   progress);  

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o complex   objects,   mini ‐ applications   (this   kind   of   complex   objects   has   to   be   uploaded   by  

  using   the   MPEG ‐ 21/AXMEDIS   format,   please   see   later   on   for   their   production   through   the   provided   tools):  

 calculators,   check   lists,   flows,   procedures;  

 audio   and   video   guides;  

 lessons,   interactive   objects,   forms,   etc..

   o

Applications   and   tools   in   EXE,   CAB   and   MSI   format  

o

Object   Comment,   Commenting   objects

:  

Textual   comments   on   objects,   which   are   dropped   by   registered   users;  

Every   time   a   new   comment   is   created,   a   notification   is   sent   to   all   group   members;  

Possible   votes   on   such   objects.

 

Objects   have   metadata   (pieces   of   information   related   to   classification   and   identification)

  which   are   associated   to   the   individual   digital   resource,   to   the   object   itself   and   hence   to   the   mini   application.

  Such   metadata   are   the   very   first   means   of   searching   objects   within   the   portal   database.

  They   include   what   follows:  

Metadata   language

:   the   language   of   the   metadata   itself   like:   o

Standard   Dublin   Core   classification

:   this   classification   information   can   be   produced   in   more   than   one   language,   or   simply   the   system   can   be   used   to   provide   an   automatic   translation   in   other   languages;   o

Title

:   according   to   Dublin   Core   title   classification,   any   object   can   have   one   or   more   title   assigned;   o

Author

:   typically   is   referred   to   whom   created   the   object   and   not   to   whom   uploaded   it   on   the   portal,   that   is   automatically   determined   since   only   registered   users   can   upload   objects;   o

Topic

:   short   description   of   the   object   content;   o

Description

:   textual   description   (max   3000   characters);  

Associated   groups

:   one   or   more   groups   taken   from   the   list   of   possible   groups   already   playing   an   active   role   in   the   portal;  

Taxonomy

:   one   or   more   associations   to   the   available   taxonomy,   as   reported   in   the   Appendix;   

Visibility

:   public   or   private   nature   of   the   group   or   groups   (provided   the   user   is   given   the   chance   to   choose   among   the   groups   he   is   member   of   );  

Language   of   the   uploaded   digital   content

;   it   is   possible   to   specify   the   language   of   the   document   or   of   the   video   uploaded   on   the   Portal.

  If   the   uploaded   content   is   a   document,   a  

PDF   or   a   Web   page,   also   the   textual   content   is   analyzed   and   included   in   the   search   engine   results   according   to   the   specified   document   language.

  

The   following   metadata   are   produced   automatically:  

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Format

:   technical   definition   for   the   kind   of   datum   (audio,   video,   image,   document,   cross  

  media);  

Type

:   conceptual   definition   for   the   type   of   datum   (archive,   audio,   video,   image,   document,   excel,   crossmedia,   slide,   flash,   pdf,   html,   smil,   playlist,   etc.);  

identification

:    o unambiguous   ID   of   the   object,   called   AXOID;   o identifier   as   file   name;  

date

  of   publication;   date   of   production;  

user

  who   has   uploaded   the   object   into   the   portal   while   using   his   ID;  

Full   text   indexing

:   is   related   to   the   textual   content   of   documents   like:   DOC,   DOCX,   PPT,   PPTX,  

HTML,   PDF,   etc.

 

The   system   is   able   to   provide   multilingual   indexing   of   the   textual   content   of   many   different   resources   like   txt,   doc,   docx,   pdf   and   power   point   presentations.

  The   advanced   indexing   functionality   is   illustrated   in   a   specific   paragraph   later   in   this   manual.

 

Each   type   of   digital   content   is   described   shortly   in   the   web ‐ pages   and   reference   is   made   to   a   clickable   icon   representing   type   and/or   format   of   the   content   itself,   but   also   its   availability,   taxonomy   (for   example   on   PDA),   etc.

 

Icon   on   PC  

 

Short   description   of   the   digital   object   the   icon   stands   for   

Document:   DOC,   DOCX.

 

 

PDF   document  

 

Archive:   ZIP,   RAR  

Slides:   PPT,   PPTX  

Excel:   XLS,   XLSX  

 

Audio   for   PC,   iPhone  

 

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Tools:   EXE,   MSI,   CAB  

 

Video   for   PC,   iPhone,   animated   icon  

different

for   each   published   video,   taken   out   from   the   video   itself  

 

Image   for   PC,   iPhone,   image  

different

for   each   published   image,   taken   out   from   the   image   itself  

 

 

Complex   object/mini ‐ application   for   PC,   iPhone   or   PDA.

  Such   objects   may   include:   video,   audio,   guide,   documents,   algorithms,   flows,   slides,   html,   smil,   etc.

 

This   is   a   generic   icon   for   a   cross   media   object.

  

Playlist,   a   list   of   content   like   audio,   video   and   images,   produced   by   a   user   to   promote   specific   content   as   a   predefined   sequence   of   different   resources.

 

 

 

Web ‐ page   on   PC,   iPhone,   associated   to   a   group,   generic   icon,   but   it   is   also   possible   to   have   a   specific   icon   for   each   group,   for   instance   one   for   the   Master   in  

….,   another   one   for   the   Department,   the   discussion   group,   the   pharmaceutical   industry   and   so   forth.

 

Discussion   forum   associated   to   a   group.

 

 

Comment:   a   Forum   or   a   Web ‐ page   or   a   digital   content.

 

Discussion   group,   first   web ‐ page   of   the   group

 

 

Similar   icons   are   associated   to   digital   objects,   when   they   are   accessible   on   Windows   Mobile   PDA;   please   refer   to   the   PDA   and   iPhone   section   and   taxonomy   with   its   related   icons.

  In   that   case,   the   portal   is   managed   in   synch   with   a   tool   which   is   able   to   organize   and   search   files   on   PDA   and   which   is   identified   as   the   PDA   application.

 

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Play

 

a

 

content

 

in

 

the

 

BPNET

 

This   section   explains   briefly   how   the   playing   of   a   content   in   ECLAP   Best   Practice   Network   with   a   PC   works.

  

Typically,   when   a   user   clicks    on   the   preview   icon   or   on   a   title,   the   content   is   opened.

  Subsequently,   one   of   the   following   conditions   can   be   applied:  

1) the   content   is   shown   embedded   in   the   web   page   by   using   a   standard   player;  

2) the   content   is   shown   embedded   in   the   web   page   by   using   the   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   player;  

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3) a   windows   asking   to   download   the   content   is   shown;  

4) an   error   message   is   shown   explaining   that   the   browser   is   not   compatible.

 

The   standard   player   is   used   to   play   single   file   content   like   a   video,   an   audio   and   an   image.

  The   AXMEDIS  

MPEG ‐ 21   player   is   used   to   play   complex   content,   like   cross   media,   interactive   and   proactive   content.

  Some   content   formats   cannot   be   played   inside   the   Web   page,   but   have   to   be   downloaded   locally   so   that   it   will   be   opened   by   using   the   software   installed   in   the   PC   of   the   user.

  This   is   the   case   of   Word   (DOC,   DOCX),   Excel  

(XLS,   XLSX),   Power   Point   (PPT,   PPTX),   ZIP/RAR   files   and   applications   and   tools   (EXE,   CAB   and   MSI   formats).

 

The   Flash   player   and   the   MPEG ‐ 21   player   for   PC   have   slightly   different   commands   and   functionalities.

  The   following   image   shows   the   command   bar   of   the   Flash   player.

 

 

 

The   MPEG ‐ 21   Player   for   PC   is   shown   in   the   following   image.

  Buttons   available   in   the   command   bar   can   be   different   according   to   the   resource   played.

  For   example,   if   an   image   is   shown,   the   command   bar   contains   only   the   button   to   select   the   full   screen   view.

 

 

Please   note   that   a   specific   section   explaining   the   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   player   for   PC   is   available   in   this   User  

Manual.

 

When   a   resource   is   shown,   independently   to   the   player   used,   on   the   right   of   the   resource   view   a   number   of   buttons   and   additional   information   are   shown.

  Please   note   that   the   buttons   available   can   be   different   according   to   the   resource   played   and   the   available   versions   of   the   content.

 

 

On   the   top,   three   buttons   are   available   to   play/open   the   resource   in   the   different   available   resolutions.

  The   three   button   allow   respectively   to   play:  

 the   version   optimized   for   PC;  

 the   version   reduced   for   a   best   view   on   PDA   (available   as   MPEG ‐ 21   object);  

 the   original   resource   available   as   MPEG ‐ 21   object.

 

Similarly,   on   the   bottom   other   three   buttons   are   available   with   a   small   arrow   inside,   that   allow   to   download   the   different   available   versions   of   the   resource.

  They   allow   to   download:  

 the   single   file   optimized   for   PC;  

 the   version   optimized   for   PDA;  

 the   original   file   as   MPEG ‐ 21   object.

 

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On   the   right   of   the   resource   played,   a   number   of   useful   information   are   shown.

  Please,   see   the   annex   for   additional   information   on   the   metadata   managed   in   the   ECLAP   BPNET.

 

When   the   full   screen   view   button   is   clicked,   the   buttons   arrangement   is   modified   consequently   and   they   are   placed   below   the   resource   view,   as   shown   in   the   following   figure.

 

 

 

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Moreover,   when   a   resource   is   played,   a   box  

Actions

  is   shown   in   the   right   column   of   the   Web   page.

  It   contains   a   number   of   buttons   that   typically   allows   to:  

See   information   related   to   who   uploaded   the   resource   and   when;  

Recommend   the   resource   to   colleagues;  

Edit   the   object   to   update   the   resource   or   to   change/translate   metadata;  

Remove   the   resource   from   the   favorite   list;  

Add   the   resource   in   a   playlist;  

Share   the   resource   to   popular   services   like   Facebook,   Twitter   and   others.

  Click   on   the   corresponding   icon   of   the   service   you   are   interested   on   to   share   the   resource.

 

 

   

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Main

 

functionalities

 

for

 

unregistered

 

public

 

users

 

The  

public  

user   (unregistered   or   in   any   case   unlogged)   into   the   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   can   :  

Play   and   download   public   content;  

Examine   the  

Keyword   Cloud

,   based   on   keywords   included   in   the   metadata   description   of   the   content   in   Dublin   Core   (DCMI);  

Examine   the  

Query   Cloud

,   based   on   the   keywords   frequently   used   in   the   full   text   queries;   

Look   it   up   in   the   portal   for   the   list   of   working   groups   o

Choose   a   group   and   view   the   public   presentation   page   of   that   group   including   the   name   of   the   person   in   charge   of   it,   a   description,   possible   links   to   public   pages,   etc.;   o

View   additional   public   web   pages   associated   to   groups;   o

Send   an   email   to   the   person   in   charge   of   the   group   to   ask   for   membership,   provided   that   he   is   already   a   registered   user   into   the   portal,   but   not   yet   member   of   that   group;  

Examine   the   taxonomy   o

Choose   an   item   in   the   taxonomy   and   view   all   the   digital   contents   associated   to   that   item:   pages,   objects,   comments,   etc.;   o

Whether   the   user   tries   to   get   access   to   a   content   he   has   not   been   authorized   for,   the   system   informs   him   of   this   status,   while   providing   him   with   the   list   of   groups   which   can   access   that   object.

  

Download   the   cross ‐ media   player   and   install   it   (use   the   link   ‘update   player’   on   the   top   toolbar);  

View   the   online   help   (use   the   link   on   the   top   toolbar);  

Change   default   interface   language:   Catalan,   Chinese,   Czech,   Danish,   Dutch,   English,   Estonian,  

Finnish,   French,   German,   Greek,   Hungarian,   Italian,   Japanese,   Lithuanian,   Polish,   Portuguese,  

Slovenian,   Spanish,   Swedish;  

View   possible   generic   recommendations:   o

Objects   similar   to   those   which   have   been   executed;   o

Advertisements   related   to   that   content   (work   in   progress);  

Carry   out   some   research   activities   on   the   portal’s   contents:   o

Simple   query

  in   full   text   (by   words   or   part   of   them)   on   objects,   straight   from   the   main   page.

  This   query   is   restricted   to   objects   only;   o

Advance   query

  on   objects,   web ‐ pages,   comments,   comments   dropped   into   forums,   etc.;   you   have   to   specify   textual   values   for   each   individual   metadatum   and   arrange   each   request   by   using   and/or   logical   operators.

  When   performing   this   query,   the   unregistered   user   can   get   results   leading   him   to   protected   contents   and   pages,   which   cannot   be   viewed   by   unregistered   users;   o

If   the   user   tries   to   get   access   to   a   content   he   has   not   been   authorized   to,   the   system   keeps   him   informed   of   this   status;   o

Clouds   can   be   used   for   search   activities   on   the   portal.

  Two   clouds   are   available   on   the   home   page:   the  

Keyword   Cloud

  which   includes   terms   included   in   the   metadata   descriptions   of   content,  

Query   Cloud

,   which   includes   keywords   frequently   used   in   the   full   text   queries   performed   by   users;  

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Calendar

:   to   see   important   events   pointed   out   by   register   users   by   using   the   internal   calendar  

  module;   

Examine   lists   of   public   objects   from   the   main   page:   o most   viewed,   the  

Popular

  tab   on   the   left   column.

  This   list   is   sorted   on   the   basis   of   number   of   views   and   downloads   of   contents.

 

The   precise   number   of   play/downloads   is   visible   on   the   right   of   the   description   text   of   the   object

;   o less   viewed,   the  

Less   Popular

  tab   on   the   left   column;   o most   ranked,   the  

Top   rated

  tab   on   the   left   column.

  Only   registered   users   can   vote   a   content;   o

A   selection   of  

last   posted

,   the   last   posted   item   is   always   visible   on   the   PC   as   the   last   object   on   the   right   part   of   the   list   of   last   posted   contents,   while   the   other   posted   items   are   selected   among   the   latest   30   objects   being   uploaded   into   the   portal;   o

Query   results   as   an   object   list;   o

Objects   associated   to   a   taxonomical   item,   through   a   choice   being   made   on   the   taxonomy   reported   on   the   right   column   (in   this   case   only   the   contents   associated   to   the   taxonomical   node   are   shown,   together   with   those   contents   associated   with   the   children   of   that   taxonomical   node);   o

Public   objects   associated   to   individual   groups;   o

If   the   user   tries   to   get   access   to   a   content   he   has   not   been   authorized   to,   the   system   keeps   him   informed   of   this   status;  

Examine   and   access   public   objects:   o

Main   web ‐ pages   of   groups,   public   web ‐ pages   of   groups;   o

Public   objects,   they   are   displayed   as   clickable   icons,   with   their   vote,   title,   description,   etc.

  and   they   have   also   a   Download   button.

  The   Download   allows   to   download   the   file   in   the   format   the   user   saw.

  Mini   applications   are   always   proposed   to   the   user,   when   he   is   downloading,   as   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   objects   and   they   are   played   with   an   AXMEDIS   player   and/or   transferred   into   PDA   (whenever   PDA   contents);   

For   each   public   object   displayed   in   a   web ‐ page,   either   this   being   a   PC/iPhone   object   or   a   PDA   object,   some   actions   can   be   carried   out:   o

Play   it   (namely   execute   it)   with   a   click   on   its   icon   or   title,   view   the   video,   listen   to   the   audio,   view   the   document,   flash   animation,   image,   etc.,   together   with   its   related   metadata   for   the   classification.

   o

After   playing   it,   some   other   tasks   can   be   undertaken:  

View   the   related   metadata   on   the   right:   title,   author,   topic,   description,   groups,   taxonomical   classification,   ranking,   filename,   number   of   downloads;  

Set   full   screen/page   to   view   better   that   object;  

View   the   metadata   and   the   object’s   structure   (in   the   event   of   MPEG ‐

21/AXMEDIS   objects);  

Interact   with   the   object,   provided   it   is   an   interactive   content;  

Views   the   comments   and   votes   left   for   that   object.

 

Access   as   registered   user;  

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Ask   for   new   user   registration;   once   this   is   done,   the   user   receives   an   email   he   has   to  

  acknowledge   receipt   of   and   he   has   to   input   his   personal   data.

  It   is   very   important   that   each   user,   when   registering   for   the   first   time,   provides   some   pieces   of   information   by   answering   to   some   very   simple   questions   appearing   on   the   portal.

 

Most   functionalities   are   accessible   for   the   public   user,   also   by   using   his   own   iPhone,   iPad,   PDA   and   with   the   same   link   reported   in   the   PC   web ‐ page   .

 

Advanced   search  

ECLAP   BPNET   allows   to   execute   queries   on   content   available   on   the   Portal,   but   also   queries   on   web   pages,   comments,   forum,   etc.

  Search   functionalities   are   powerful   and   allow   to   refine   query   results   by   using   advanced   parameters.

 

The   search   engine   is   based   on   a  

fuzzy

  logic   that   allows   to   receive   as   results   in   a   query   also   terms   that   are   not   exactly   corresponding   to   the   searched   term   according   to   a   similarity   value.

  The  

fuzzy

  search   engine   is   able   to   provide   results   also   if   the   term   to   be   searched   has   been   incorrectly   written,   for   example   due   to   a   typo,   by   assigning   a   similarity   value   between   the   searched   term   and   the   result   obtained,   also   taking   into   account   multiple   instances   of   the   term   available   inside   the   documents.

  

The   search   modalities   are   divided   in   two   categories:  

Full   text   search   in   the   frontal   page   of   the   portal

  (available   for   all   languages):   o it   performs   queries   on   objects,   eventually   specifying   the   type   of   resource   to   be   searched   (among   the   following   possibilities:   archive,   audio,   cross   media,   document,   excel,   flash,   html,   image,   playlist,   pdf,   slide,   smil,   video).

  This   kind   of   query   enters   also   inside   the   text   of   objects   with   textual   content   (for   example   PDF   and   Cross   Media)   and   is   independent   to   the   language:   it   provides   results   in   any   languages.

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  o this   query   is   performed   also   inside   Web   pages   available   in   the   Portal,   discussion   forum   and   comments.

  Results   are   reported   according   to   the   similarity   and   mixed   with   the   other   content.

 

Advanced   search

:   it   is   performed   inside   objects,   web   pages,   forum   and   comments   and   the   user   can   refine   and   perform   complex   queries   by   specifying   a   language   or   by   using   boolean   operators   like   OR   and   AND.

  The   Advanced   Search   modality   is   available   by   clicking   on   the   specific   button   available   on   the   top   of   the   ECLAP   BPNET   Web   pages.

 

                                                            

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  The   filltext   search   is   performed   in   the   following   metadata   filds:   title,   body,   description,   subject,   taxonomy,   and   in   the   content   of   the   following   enabled   file   extensions:   pdf,   doc,   docx,   ppt,   pptx,   htm,   html,   txt,   rtf,   xls,   xlsx.

 

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Full   text   search with selection of the   language among the   available

Selection of the   query   criteria for advanced content search

Text   to   be searched

Add/Remove quesry terms

Start   the   query Delete the   form

 

The   Advanced   Multilanguage   search  

allows   to   perform   search   of   terms   inside   objects   by   specifying   the   type/format   of   the   content   (like   in   the   full   text   search)   but   also   specifying   the   language.

  Also   in   this   case,   the   query   is   performed   also   inside   Web   pages   available   in   the   Portal,   discussion   forum   and   comments.

  Results   are   reported   according   to   the   similarity   and   mixed   with   the   other   content.

 

 

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The   second   modality   of   advanced   search

  allows   to   realize   complex   queries   by   using   AND   and   OR   operators   based   on   specific   fields   in   the   Dublin   Core,   also   including   groups   and   taxonomy   nodes.

 

This   advanced   search   includes   any   kind   of   content:   objects,   Web   pages,   comments,   forum,   etc..

 

NOTE

:   as   explained   before   the   fuzzy   search   allows   to   record   results   based   in   a   similarity   value.

  the   administrator   can   define   a   tolerance   value   of   the   fuzzy   engine   with   respect   to   the   term   to   be   searched.

  By   specifying   a   restricted   tolerance,   the   query   results   will   be   very   close   to   the   term   specified.

  Otherwise,   a   wide   tolerance   will   return   results   also   very   distant   with   respect   to   the   term   specified   in   the   search   field.

 

 

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Functionalities

 

for

 

registered

 

users

  

The   registered   user   is   given   wider   scope   and   more   skills   than   the   unregistered   one.

  Once   registered,   the   user   enters   and   views   a   web ‐ page   which   is   richer   in   functionalities   and   menus   both   on   the   left   and   right.

  Besides,   he   can   see   his   registration   name   written   in   the   upper   right   corner.

  

 

   

The   column   on   the   right   changes   dynamically   according   to   the   context   and   type   of   user.

  In   this   case   it   allows   to:  

Manage   contact   and   connection   requests   with   colleagues   and   users   

Search   users   in   many   ways  

Receive   recommendations   concerning   possible   users/colleagues   sharing   similar   profiles   

Send   recommendations   and   invitations   to   other   colleagues   in   order   to   suggest   them   to   access   the   portal  

Access   the   groups   working   on   the   portal  

Ask   for   membership   to   other   groups  

Browse/access   groups,   group   web ‐ pages   and   discussion   forums  

Browse   into   the   taxonomical   classification   and   view   which   are   the   contents   associated   to   each   level   and   node   /branch   of   the   taxonomy  

View   the   users   who   are   currently   on   line   

View   news  

Use   the   calendar   to   see   related   events   and   to   point   out   useful   dates  

Access   advertising   banners   

View   recent   activities   related   to   groups   joined  

Etc.

 

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The   registered   user   on   ECLAP   BPNET   can:  

Download   the   cross   media   player   and   install   it   (using   the   link   ‘Player’   on   the   top   toolbar);  

Examine   the   online   help   (using   the   related   link   on   the   top   toolbar);  

Change   the   default   language   among   the   21   available.

  Registered   users   will   access   to   the   Web   interface   based   on   the   language   selected   in   his   profile,   that   obviously   can   be   changed   in   any   moment;  

Ask   for   a   new   password   (using   the   link   on   the   right)   (please   refer   to   the   page   for   unregistered   users),   when   for   instance   the   previous   one   went   lost;  

Consult   the   list   of   groups   working   on   the   portal   (menu   on   the   right);  

Consult   the   list   of   groups   the   user   is   member   of   (menu   on   the   left:  

my   groups

)   o

Choose   a   group   and   view   the   presentation   page   of   the   group   with   the   coordinator’s   name,   a   short   description,   possible   links   to   public   pages,   etc.;   o

Send   an   email   to   the   group   coordinator   to   ask   for   a   membership   if   already   registered   user   to   the   portal,   but   not   member   of   that   group;  

For   each   group

  the   user   is   member   of,   he   can:   o

See   list   of   recent   group   content   o

See   list   of   unread   content   and   activities   related   to   the   groups   o

See   the   list   of   the   last   content   and   activities   on   the   portal    o

Get   access   to   the  

Group   Forum

 

View   the   discussion   topics   of   that   group;  

Browse   into   several   messages;  

Create   a   new   discussion   topic   for   the   forum   (new   forum   topic);  

Reply/contribute   to   a   topic;  

Express   his   own   vote   for   a   discussion   topic;   o

Access   the   group’s   WEB   pages  

Drop   comments   on   such   pages;  

Express   his   own   vote;   o

View   how   many   and   which   users   are   registered   to   the   group;   o

Send   an   email   to   colleagues   already   registered   to   the   group;   o

Send   an   SMS   to   colleagues   already   registered   to   the   group   (service   not   yet   available);  

Search   through   the   contents   of   the   Portal:   o

Simple   query

  in   full   text   (by   words   or   part   of   them)   on   objects,   straight   from   the   main   page.

  This   query   is   restricted   to   objects   only;   o

Advanced   query

  on   objects,   web ‐ pages,   comments,   comments   dropped   into   forums,   etc.;   you   have   to   specify   textual   values   for   each   individual   metadatum   and   arrange   each   request   by   using   and/or   logical   operators.

  When   performing   this   query,   the   unregistered   user   can   get   results   leading   him   to   protected   contents   and   pages,   which   cannot   be   viewed   by   unregistered   users;   o

If   the   user   tries   to   get   access   to   a   content   he   has   not   been   authorized   to,   the   system   keeps   him   informed   of   this   status;  

 

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Examine   lists   of   public   objects   or   protected   objects   (yet   accessible   for   the   group(s)   the   user   is  

  member   of)   from   the   main   page:   o

Popular

,   list   of   the   most   viewed/downloaded   content.

  This   list   is   sorted   on   the   basis   of   number   of   views   and   downloads   of   contents.

 

The   precise   number   of   play/downloads   is   visible   on   the   right   of   the   description   text   of   the   object

;   o

Less   popular,

  list   of   the   less   viewed/downloaded   content.

  This   list   is   sorted   on   the   basis   of   number   of   views   and   downloads   of   contents.

 

The   precise   number   of   play/downloads   is   visible   on   the   right   of   the   description   text   of   the   object

;   o

A   selection   of  

last   posted

,   the   last   posted   item   is   always   visible   on   the   PC   as   the   last   object   on   the   right   part   of   the   list   of   last   posted   contents,   while   the   other   posted   items   are   selected   among   the   latest   30   objects   being   uploaded   into   the   portal;   o

Top   rated

;   o

My   favourites

,   content   marked   as   favourites   by   the   user;   o

My   playlist

,   playlist   of   contents   created   by   the   user   itself;   o

Suggested   content

,   list   of   content   recommended   by   other   users;   o

Content   of   colleagues

,   content   posted   by   colleagues;   o

My   groups

,   list   of   subscribed   discussion   groups;   o

My   Activities

,   list   of   recent   and   unviewed   activities   performed   in   the   joined   groups;   o

Query   results   as   an   object   list;   o

Objects   associated   to   a   taxonomical   item,   through   a   choice   being   made   on   the   taxonomy   reported   on   the   right   (in   this   case   only   the   contents   associated   to   the   taxonomical   node   are   shown,   together   with   those   contents   associated   with   the   children   of   that   taxonomical   node);   o

Public   objects   associated   to   individual   groups;   o

Contents   posted   and/or   viewed   by   colleagues;   o

Etc.

  

Examine   and   access   public   objects:   o

Main   web ‐ pages   of   groups,   public   web ‐ pages   of   groups;   o

Public   objects,   they   are   displayed   as   clickable   icons,   with   their   vote,   title,   description,   etc.

  and   they   have   also   a   Download   button.

  The   Download   allows   to   download   the   file   in   the   format   the   user   saw.

  Mini   applications   are   always   proposed   to   the   user,   when   he   is   downloading,   as   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   objects   and   they   are   played   with   an   AXMEDIS   player   and/or   transferred   into   PDA   (whenever   PDA   contents);   

 by   clicking   on   the  

User   profile

  button   on   the   right   of   the   top   toolbar,   a   list   of   possible   selections   is   available,   as   shown   in   the   next   figure:   o

Show

:   user   profile   with   general   information;   o

Favorites

:   list   of   preferred   content;   o

Playlists

:   list   of   personal   playlist;   o

Edit

:   edit   account   information;   o

Colleagues

:   list   of   colleagues;  

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Invitations

:   list   of   invitations   (divided   in   “Accepted”,   “Pending”,   “Expired”   and   “New  

  invitations”);   o

Messages

:   the   private   messages   received;   o

Notification

s:   to   manage   notifications   and   messages;   o

Potential   colleagues

:   list   of   potential   registered   colleagues   according   to   profile   similarity;   o

Seen   content

:   list   of   the   content   seen;   o

Uploaded   content

:   list   of   the   content   uploaded   by   the   user.

 

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For   each   public   object   displayed   in   a   web ‐ page,   either   this   being   a   PC/iPhone   object   or   a   PDA  

  object,   some   actions   can   be   carried   out:   o

Play   it   (namely   execute   it)   with   a   click   on   its   icon   or   title,   view   the   video,   listen   to   the   audio,   view   the   document,   flash   animation,   image,   etc.,   together   with   its   related   metadata   for   the   classification.

   o

After   playing   it,   some   other   tasks   can   be   undertaken:  

View   the   related   metadata   on   the   right:   title,   author,   topic,   description,   groups,   taxonomical   classification,   ranking,   filename,   number   of   downloads;  

Set   full   screen/page   to   view   better   that   object;  

View   the   metadata   and   the   object’s   structure   (in   the   event   of   MPEG ‐

21/AXMEDIS   objects);  

Interact   with   the   object,   provided   it   is   an   interactive   content;  

Views   the   comments   and   votes   left   for   that   object.

 

Drop   a   comment/reply   to   a   comment   left   for   that   object;  

Bookmark   /   tick   off   as   preferred   that   object;  

Vote   for   that   object;  

View   the   same   resource   for   PC,   PDA   or   the   MPEG ‐ 21   object;  

Download   the   object   for   PC,   for   PDA   or   the   MPEG ‐ 21   object.

 

Examine   the   list   of   pages   and   objects   belonging   to   the   group/s   the   user   is   member   of;   for   each   object   and/or   page,   you   can   o

Play   them,   view   them;   o

Produce   a   recommendation,   which   is   to   say   suggest   that   element   to:  

Registered   users   on   the   portal   via   their   User   name;  

People   you   have   their   email   address,   either   registered   or   not   on   ECLAP   Social  

Service   Portal;  

All   the   users   of   the   group/s   you   are   a   member   of;   o

If   the   user   tries   to   get   access   to   a   content   he   has   not   been   authorized   to,   the   system   keeps   him   informed   of   this   status;  

View   the   items   of   the   taxonomical   classification   o

Choose   an   item   of   the   taxonomy   and   view   all   the   digital   contents   associated   to   that   item:   pages,   objects,   comments,   etc.

   o

If   the   user   tries   to   get   access   to   a   content   he   has   not   been   authorized   to,   the   system   keeps   him   informed   of   this   status;  

Manage   private   messages:   by   using   the   specific   page   available   in   the   User   Profile   private   Web   page,   as   showed   before,   the   user   can   see:   o list   of   groups   the   user   if   registered   to;   o list   of   content   not   yet   seen   that   has   been   posted   in   groups   of   the   user;   o check   the   state   of   messages   and   notifications:   read   messages   in   the   inbox   (in   brackets   the   number   of   not   read   messages   in   the   InBox   is   reported),   compose   new   messages   and   notifications.

  

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Most   functionalities   are   accessible   for   the   public   user,   also   by   using   his   own   PDA/   iPhone,   PDA   and  

  with   the   same   link   reported   in   the   PC   web ‐ page   .

  As   to   PDA,   getting   access   to   the   groups’   information   is   currently   a   bit   restricted   (work   in   progress).

 

Management

 

of

 

the

 

personal

 

profile

 

and

 

social

 

links

 

with

 

other

 

users/colleagues

  

On   the   Portal   the   user   can   register   and   define   his   profile   with   the  

User   profile

  link   on   the   top   right   part   of   the   Web   page,   close   to   his   name.

  Once   registered/logged,   the   following   commands   are   visible   in   the   menu   on   the   left:  

 

Show

:   the   basic   information   of   the   user   himself:   o

List   of   groups   the   user   is   member   of;  

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o

List   of   groups   the   user   is   coordinator   of;    o

View   General   Information;   o private   message   management;   o

Connection   history,   user   membership   length.

 

Favourites

:   it   displays   the   list   of   preferred   objects   for   PC/iPhone   and   PDA:   o

Play   a   preferred   object;   o

Delete   from   favourites

:   remove   it   from   the   list   of   preferred   objects;   o

Added   on

:   view   when   it   has   been   bookmarked   as   preferred;   o

Add   it   to   a   playlist

;   o

Edit   Object:

  change   and   update   the   content   by   re ‐ uploading   a   new   resource   or   by   updating   the   metadata   (this   function   is   available   only   for   users   that   have   uploaded   the   original   content   on   the   portal);  

  o

Recommend   to   colleagues

:   Send   a   suggestion   to   colleagues;  

Registered   users   on   the   portal   via   their   User   name;  

People   you   have   their   email   address,   either   registered   or   not   on    ECLAP   BPNET   portal;  

All   the   users   of   the   concerned   group/s;  

Playlists

:   show   the   list   of   playlist   created   by   the   user:   o

Recommend   a   playlist   to   colleagues.

 

Edit

:   Change/edit   information   related   to  

the   user   own   user   profile

  and   in   details   o

Contacts

:   define   other   accounts   on   other   Social   Networks,   etc.;   o

General   Information

:   name,   surname,   date   of   birth,   mobile   phone   to   be   used   for   urgent   SMS,   description,   inserting   a   picture   of   the   user,   genre,   nation,   address,   mother ‐ tongue   and   other   languages,   etc.;    o

Medical   information

:   taxonomy,   multiple   choice   with   the   ‘control’   key;   o

Education   and   job

:   Medical   qualification   (please   refer   to   the   Appendix   for   the   exploited   taxonomy),   job   affiliation,   place   of   work;   o

Account   settings

:   email,   password,   registration   for   protected   objects,   email   warnings,   time   zone,   etc.;  

Colleagues:  

  o

List:  

of   connected   colleagues.

  When   you   choose   a   colleague   via   his   link,   for   each   connected   colleague   appearing   in   the   list,   you   can  

View   the   profile   of   the   connected   colleague   and   therefore  

 his   related   profile;  

 his   colleagues:   the   colleagues   of   this   colleague   are   second   level   contacts;  

 his   preferred   objects;  

 the   latest   objects   he   has   published   in   the   portal;  

 the   latest   objects   he   has   viewed;   

 etc.

 

Remove   a   colleague   from   the   list   of   connected   colleagues    o

Pending   requests,   both   sent   out   and   received

:  

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List   of   the   pending   connection   requests,   link   requests,   connection   among   users;  

 

 

Invitation:  

to   manage   invitation   to   not   yet   registered   people   to   join   the   Best   Practice   Network.

 

It   allows   to   recover   the   following   information:   o

Accepted

,   list   of   accepted   invitations   o

Pending

,   list   of   pending   requests;   o

Expired

,   list   of   expired   invitations   remained   without   answer;   o

New   Invitations

,   to   send   an   email   to   invite   a   colleague   to   join   the   Best   Practice  

Network;  

Messages

:   to   manage   private   messages   received   by   other   registered   users:   o read   new   messages;   o read   old   messages;   o see   the   sender   and   the   list   of   recipients;   o see   the   date   and   hour   of   the   message   and   sort   the   message   list   accordingly;   o mark   messages   as   read   or   unread;  

Notifications

:   to   manage   notification   messages   of   each   group   the   user   is   registered   to   o

Overview

:   current   general   information   related   to   subscriptions;   o

Subscriptions

:   list   of   subscriptions   with   the   possibility   to   edit   the   following   parameters   for   each   subscription:  

Activate/Deactivate/Delete   a   subscription;  

Change   send   method   to   Mail/HTML   Mail/Private   message/Web;  

Change   send   interval   to   Immediately/Every   hour/Twice   a   day/Daily/Weekly;   o

Author

:   to   set   parameters   of   notifications   related   to   a   specific   user;   o

Content   type

:   to   set   parameters   of   notifications   related   to   Multimedia   content,   Forum   topic,   Book   page,   Events,   Groups,   Page,   Story,   Wiki   page;   o

Add   subscription

:   to   add   a   new   notification   related   to   Content   type   in   group,   content   type   in   general   or   to   all   content   submitted   by   a   user;

 

Potential   colleagues

:   users   sharing   similar   interests  

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Other   users   who,   according   to   the   system,   may   have   a   similarity   of   character   and/or  

  affinity   with   the   user;   therefore   such   similar   users   are   proposed   as   potential   work ‐ fellow.

  The   affinity   is   appraised   according   to   the   profile   information   and   activities   those   other   users   performed:   for   instance   which   content   they   view,   publish   and   vote   for,   etc.;   o

For   each   potential   work ‐ fellow,   you   can  

accept   him  

as   proposed   by   the   system   and/or  

view   a   record

  which   explains   the   reasons   why   the   system   has   estimated   a   certain   degree   of   similarity   with   that    ECLAP   BPNET   user.

  

Seen   content

:   content   the   user   has   seen/viewed   o

List   of   the   objects   the   user   has   recently   viewed   with   their   metadata   and   links;   o

You   can   send   suggestions   to   colleagues   so   as   to   stimulate   them   to   view   such   objects,  

Edit   an   object   if   has   been   posted   by   you,   Add   it   to   a   playlist;  

Uploaded   content

:   content   published   by   the   user   o

List   of   published   objects   by   the   user   with   their   metadata   and   links;   o

You   can   send   suggestions   to   colleagues,   so   as   to   stimulate   them   to   view   such   objects,  

Edit   an   object   if   has   been   posted   by   you,   Add   it   to   a   playlist;   o

If   there   are   some   objects   which   have   been   posted   with   the   upload   service,   but   have   not   been   published,   all   this   is   duly   highlighted   in   the   administration   pages;  

 

 

 

Furthermore,   the   registered   user   can:  

Manage   links  

with   users   and   colleagues:   o

Examine   the   list   of   currently   connected   users;   o

Examine   the   list   of   potential   work ‐ fellows   suggested/proposed   by   the   portal;    o

Accept   or   refuse   the   connection   requests   made   by   other   users;   o

Send   an   email   to   a   work ‐ fellow,   yet   not   registered   to     ECLAP   BPNET,   which   means   sending   him   an   invitation   to   propose   the   registration   to   the    ECLAP   BPNET   service;   o

Access   the   list   of   pending   invitations,   view   the   status   of   such   invitations;  

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Cancel/remove   a   pending   invitation   previously   made   in   favour   of   a   colleague;  

Perform   some   queries   on   users

  who   registered   to   the     ECLAP   BPNET   portal   to   look   for   specific   skills,   new   colleagues,   connections,   etc.

  o

Search   users   by   keyword,   typically   their   nick   name,   using   the   link   on   the   right   bar;   o

Advanced   research:   name,   surname,   gender,   age,   areas   of   interest,   taxonomy   the   user   is   interested   in,   job   affiliation,   etc.

  

 

Needless   to   say   the   advance   research   option   is   based   on   the   previous   data   which   users   inserted.

  If   such   data   are   for   any   reasons   not   correct   nor   complete,   it   is   most   likely   that   some   queries   do   not   lead   to   the   expected   results.

  

 

Playlist

 

management

 

ECLAP   BPNET   allows   an   advanced   management   of   content   playlists.

  By   using   this   functionality   a   user   is   able   to   define   a   sequence   of   audio,   video   and   images   or   select   excerpts   of   audio   and   video   resources   arranged   into   a   chained   list   to   be   associated   to   a   playlist   for   a   much   more   effective   content   consultation,   for   example   to   prepare   a   sequence   of   content   excerpts   to   be   used   for   educational   and   promotional   purposes.

  Also,   when   an   image   is   added   to   a   playlist,   the   user   can   set   the   time   duration   for   the   visualization   of   that   image.

 

Creation   of   a   playlist  

A   user,   to   create   a   new   playlist   has   to   be   registered   and   logged   in   the   portal.

  

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Below   each   preview   icon   of   an   audio,   video   or   image   resource,   a   button   “Add   to   Playlist”   is  

  present.

  By   clicking   it,   a   new   box   named  

Compose   playlist

  is   shown   on   the   right   column   and   the   selected   title   will   be   added   in   the   list,   as   shown   in   the   image   below.

   

Edit of parameters of the   resource in   the   list

Change the   order in   the   content list

Delete the   content

Delete the   playlist

Save the   playlist

 

For   each   resource   added   in   the   playlist,   three   buttons   are   present   on   the   right:   the   button    visualizes   the   resource   and   allows   to   set   some   parameters   for   the   play   of   the   resource;   the   button     

  allows   to   modify   the   content   order   on   the   list,   and   finally   the   waste   bin   button     to   delete   the   resource   from   the   playlist.

 

By   clicking   the   button     e      on   the   right   of   a   content   title   in   the  

Compose   playlist

  box,   the   content   is   played   and   a   set   of   new   command   buttons   are   shown   in   the   play   toolbar.

  These   buttons   are   different   according   to   the   resource   type   played.

 

In   case   of   a   play   of   an   audio   or   video   resource,   commands   in   the   play   toolbar   will   be   as   shown   below:  

 

In   addition   to   the   typical  

reload

,  

play

  e  

stop

  buttons,   the   play   toolbar   contains   also   the   following:  

 

 

Set   the   start   of   the   audio   or   video   excerpt   to   be   included   in   the   playlist   (in   the   form   mm:ss)  

Set   the   end   of   the   audio   or   video   excerpt   to   be   included   in   the   playlist   (in   the   form   mm:ss)  

 

Delete   the   defined   audio   or   video   excerpts  

 

Add   an   additional   excerpts   of   the   same   video   or   audio   resources   to   the   playlist.

 

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The   audio   or   video   excerpts   defined   by   the   user   will   be   highlighted   in   red   in   the   play   toolbar.

 

 

Start   selection End   selection

 

In   the   playback   window,   if   an   excerpt   of   audio   or   video   content   has   been   added,   on   the   right   of   the   content   title   the   start   time   and   the   end   time   is   shown,   as   shown   in   the   following   figure.

 

 

In   the   case   of   images,   the   commends   available   in   the   play   toolbar   are   the   following:  

 

 

The   first   button   on   the   left   allows   to   visualize   the   image   in   full   screen.

  the   other   button   are   the   following:  

 

Decrease   of   5   seconds   the   time   of   visualization   of   the   image   

 

Increase   of   5   seconds   the   time   of   visualization   of   the   image

 

Delete   the   time  

 

Add   an   new   visualization   time   as   new   resource   in   the   playlist   (it   is   useful   if   another   visualization   of   the   same   image   has   to   be   added   in   the   playlist)  

 

Also   in   the   play   toolbar,   the   actual   visualization   time   is   shown.

 

When   the   procedure   of   content   selection   to   be   included   in   the   playlist   has   been   completed,   by   clicking   the   “Save”   button   a   new   web   page   name  

Upload   Playlist

  is   shown,   that   allows   to   specify   additional   parameters   related   to   the   playlist,   as   shown   in   the   next   figure.

 

 

For   each  

playlist

it   is   possible   to   specify:   metadata   language,   title,   creator,   description,   subject,   taxonomy   and   discussion   groups   (for   multiple   selections   it   is   possible   to   hold   the   CTRL   key   down).

 

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Also   it   is   possible   to   specify   if   the   playlist   is  

  public   or   accessibile   only   to   registered   users.

 

 

When   all   information   have   been   completed,   by   pressing   the   Upload   button   the   new   playlist   will   be   available   on   the   ECLAP  

BPNET.

 

 

 

A   user   cannot   in   any   case   delete   or   modify   a   playlist.

  To   delete   a   playlist   it   is   necessary   to   contact   the   Administrator.

 

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Visualization   of   a   playlist  

Playlists   are   identified   in   the   ECLAP   BPNET   by   the   following   preview   icon:   

By   clicking   on   a   playlist,   the  

Playlist’s   Playback

  window   is   shown   on   the   right   column   of   the   web   page,   with   the   list   of   associated   content.

  For   each   content   item   in   the   list   the   following   information   are   available:   start   time   and   end   time   in   case   of   audio   or   video   excerpts,   visualization   time   in   case   of   image.

  A   small   icon   helps   to   identify   if   the   content   type   in   the   playlist   is   a   video,   an   audio   or   an   image.

 

 

Next   to   the   playlist   title,   on   the   top   of   the  

Playlist’s   Playback

  box,   two   buttons   are   present.

  they   can   be   activated   during   the   playlist   visualization   and   respectively   allow   to   see   the   metadata   description   and   stop   the   playlist   visualization.

 

If   the   user   presses   the   button   to   stop   the   playlist,   the   content   actually   played,   will   continue   to   be   visualized,   but   at   the   end,   the   play   will   be   stopped.

 

The   content   actually   played   is   highlighted   in   light   green   in   the   list,   as   shown   in   the   following   image.

 

During   the   playlist   play,   the   user   can   in   any   time   recommend   the   playlist   to   colleagues,   mark   the   playlist   as   favorite   and   add   a   vote   to   the   playlist.

 

Stop   the   playlist visualization

Show   the   metadata description related to   the   playlist

Loops playlist on   end.

 

Vote   the   playlist

  

 

 

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ECLAP

 

BPNET

 

recommendations

 

The   registered   user   can   send   some   recommendations   via   emails,   which   are   sent   out   from   the  

 

ECLAP   BPNET   Portal.

  The   aim   of   these   recommendations   is   stimulating   other   users   to   get   access   to   some   information   and   knowledge,   thus   promoting   and   spreading   it:  

Invite   users   not   yet   registered   to   access   the   portal   and   become   member   of   ECLAP   BPNET;  

Invite   users   not   yet   registered   to   access   the   portal   and   view   some   example   contents;   

Invite   users   not   yet   registered   to   view   some   contents   of   the   portal   (web ‐ pages,   forums,   objects,   etc.),   in   order   to   comment,   express   their   opinion   and/or   vote;  

Invite   a   not   registered   user   to   join   the   ECLAP   BPNET  

In   the   ECLAP   BPNET   homepage,   in   the   right   column,   a   specific   box   to  

Invite   a   colleague

  is   present.

 

 

By   filling   in   the   empty   field   with   a   valid   email   address   and   after   pressing   the   “Send   invitation   via   email”   button,   a   standard   email   will   be   sent   with   the   invitation   to   join   the   BPNET.

 

The   user   can   see   the   invitations   status   to   check   the   list   of:   accepted   invitations;   pending   invitations,   expired   invitations   by   clicking   on  

User   Profile  

   Invitations.

 

Invite   e   registered   user   to   see   specific   content  

Register   users   can   suggest   to   colleagues   to   see   specific   content   by   sending   to   them   a   recommendation   email.

  To   suggest   an   object   to   a   colleague   the   user   has   to   click   the   item  

Recommend   to   colleagues

  which   is   present   below   the   preview   animated   icons   of   each   object.

 

 

Also   it   is   possible   to   suggest   a   content   to   colleagues   during   the   playing   of   a   resource   by   selecting   the   proper   item   in   the  

Actions

  box   available   on   the   right   column.

 

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A   new   page   to   define   the   parameters   for   the   email   to   be   sent   for   recommendation   is   shown.

 

Parameters   allow   to:  

 specify   the   list   of   single   emails   of   users.

  the   maximum   number   of   emails   is   10   (or   it   is   possible   to   write   10   user   names   alternatively)   separated   by   commas   or   by   pressing   Enter   after   each   item   in   the   list;  

 select   the   groups   that   will   receive   the   recommendation;  

 compose   a   personal   message   that   will   be   sent   with   the   recommendation   email.

 

 

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Automatic   recommendations  

ECLAP   BPNET   is   able   to   automatically   propose   to   the   user   some   recommendations/suggestions   based   on   an   accurate   semantic   analysis   and   also   on   the   basis   of   the   user’   behavior   according   to   the   content   seen   by   the   user   in   the   Portal.

  This   type   of   recommendation   will   focus   on:  

Users   to   users

  based   on   similarity   criteria   (only   for   registered   users).

  Such   similarity   is   estimated   upon   the   profile   information   and   activities   users   carried   out:   for   example   which   kind   of   contents   they   view,   they   upload   and   how   they   vote,   etc.

  This   recommendations   are   accessible   by   clicking   on  

User   profile

 

 

Potential   collegues

;  

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Objects   to   users

  based   on   the   similarity   with   the   objects   those   users   have   used   and  

  bookmarked   as   preferred   and/or   with   the   objects   user   have   clicked   on   (only   for   registered   users).

  This   recommendations   are   available   by   clicking   on  

Suggested   content

;  

Objects   to   objects

  based   on   the   objects   the   user   has   played.

  When   a   user   plays   an   object,   a   list   of   similar   objects   (both   for   classification   criteria   and   metadata)   is   proposed.

  (this   functionality   can   be   exploited   by   unregistered   users,   as   well)   (currently   not   yet   available).

  this   recommendations   are   visible   in   the   homepage   by   selecting   the  

Similar   objects

  item   in   the   left   side   list;  

Related   advertising

  based   on   the   objects   the   user   has   recently   played   or   according   to   his   user   profile.

  (the   former   functionality   can   be   exploited   by   unregistered   users,   as   well),   for   example   an   advertisement   related   to   some   allergy   relief   products   can   appear,   when   presenting   some   medical   contents   concerning   asthma   (currently   not   yet   available).

 

Advanced

 

functionalities

 

for

 

content

 

and

 

activities

 

related

 

to

 

groups

 

To   help   registered   users   to   take   trace   of   the   activities   performed   by   groups   he   joined,   the   ECLAP   BPNET   provide   advanced   notification   functionalities   accessible   from   the  

My   Activities

  tab   in   the   homepage.

  These   functionalities   allow   to   access   in   a   simple   and   direct   manner   to   useful   lists   of:  

 content   recently   published   and   last   activities   performed   in   any   groups   joined   by   the   user;  

 content   and   activities   not   followed   by   the   user,   like   unread   forum   topics   or   new   content   posted   by   the   other   members;  

 content   and   activities   recently   posted   on   the   portal.

 

The   above   mentioned   lists   are   accessible   without   distinction:   

From   the   “

My   Activites

”   tab   on   the   main   page   after   the   log   in,   or;  

From   the   User   Profile,   by   clicking   the   link   “Lists   of   recent   and   not   seen   content   on   the   portal   and   on   your   groups”   available   in   the   Groups   section   in   the   main   page,   as   shown   in   the   following   figure.

 

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List   of   recent   posts   in   the    groups  

By   clicking   the   tab   “

My   recent   group   content

”   on   the   left   a   table   will   be   shown   (see   the   figure   below).

 

Type

  identifies   one   of   the   following:    o

Multimedia   content

,   related   to   a   published   resource   o

Forum   Topic  

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  o

Page

,   related   to   a   Web   page   o

Groups

,   related   to   a   group   o

Event

,   related   to   events   posted   in   the   Calendar   o

Wiki   page

,   related   to   pages   added   or   modified   in   the   Wiki  

Title

,   the   title   of   the   resource.

  It   is   a   link   that   can   be   clicked   to   directly   see   the   related   content.

  If   the   content   has   been   not   yet   be   seen   by   the   user,   the   word   “

new

”   is   written   in   red   after   the   title.

  If   the   content   has   been   recently   updated   by   the   author,   the   word   “

update

”   is   written   in   red   after   the   title;  

Author

,   the   user   name   of   the   author;  

Answers

,   shows   the   number   of   comments   added   to   the   content.

  If   a   new   unread   comment   has   been   added,   a   link   is   shown;  

Groups

,   list   of   groups   associated   to   the   content;  

Latest   Content

,   it   shows   the   date   of   each   content   and   allow   to   sort   the   list   by   date   in   ascending   or   descending   order.

 

List   of   content   and   activities   unread   related   to   groups  

This   page   shows   the   list   of   content   and   activities   not   yet   seen   or   read   by   the   user   and   related   to   groups   he   joined.

  This   list   is   very   useful   to   take   trace   of   the   activities   performed   in   the   joined   groups.

  The   table   is   divided   in   columns   as   shown   before.

 

List   of   last   content   and   activities   of   the   portal  

This   page   shows   the   list   of   content   and   activities   related   to   the   entire   ECLAP   BPNET.

  The   table   is   divided   in   columns   as   shown   before.

 

 

 

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Uploading

 

objects

 

on

 

ECLAP

 

BPNET

 

 

The   registered   user   can   upload   a   digital   content   to   publish   it,   which   means   making   such   content   an   object   on   the   ECLAP  

BPNET   Portal,   both   for  

PC/iPhone   and   PDA.

  To   this   end   registered   users   are   provided   with   a   special   upload   form,   which   can   be   accessed   from   the  

“Upload”   Menu   located   in   the   bar   on   the   upper   right   corner   of   the   main   Web ‐ page.

 

The   upload   form   (shown   here   on   the   left)   has   some   fields   compulsory   to   complete:   metadata   language,   title,   creator,   description,   etc.

  Other   fields   are   not   related   to   compulsory   data,   but   are   recommended,   such   as   the   topic,   the   description,   the   group   assignment,   the   multiple   choice   taxonomy   through   the   ‘control’   key   (Ctrl),   the   option   of   making   it   accessible   either   to   everyone   or   to   members   of   selected   groups,   only,   etc.

  

The   Upload   form   shows   to   the   user  

only   the   groups   he   can   get   access   to,

  namely   the   groups   the   user,   who   is   trying   to   upload,   is   member   of.

 

Therefore,   a   user   who   is   not   member   of   a   group   cannot   on   any   account   publish   a   content   for   that   group.

  

 

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In   the   upload   form,   there   are   two   mutually   exclusive   modalities   to   specify   the   resource   to   be  

  uploaded   on   the   portal.

  In   fact   the   digital   resource   to   be   uploaded   can   be   specified   as   local   file   available   on   the   user’s   computer,   or   as   a   resource   available   remotely,   as   shown   in   details   in   the   following   image.

  

 

In   this   second   case,   the   system   allows   to   specify   in   the  

File   URL

  field,   the   address   of   the   resource   that   can   be   uploaded   via   FTP   or   HTTP   protocol.

  If   the   resource   to   be   uploaded   is   freely   accessible   without   any   username   and   password,   the   syntax   to   be   used   is   in   the   form  

ftp://ftp.yourdomain.com/filename

  or  

http://www.yourdomain.com/filename  

If   username   and   password   are   necessary   to   access   the   resource,   the   syntax   to   be   used   is   in   the   form   

ftp://username:[email protected]/filename

   or   

http://username:[email protected]

yourdomain.com

/filename  

 

Please   remark   that   the   user   can   assign   to   the   uploaded   object   a   visibility   level,   either   a   public   or   private.

  

The   Upload/Publication   procedure   can   be   as   follows:  

direct/without   any   moderating   device

:   when   this   modality   is   on,   all   the   files   uploaded   via   the   upload   form   can   be   published   without   any   further   control.

   o

This   direct   modality   is   available   only   for   some   privileged   users,   you   can   request   to   enable   it,   only   provided   if   you   are   a   group   coordinator   or   by   asking   your   group   coordinator   to   request   it   on   your   behalf,   simply   via   email   contact   with   the   technical   assistance   of   the   portal.

 

with   moderating   device/controlled

,   which   means   validation   is   needed:   when   this   modality   is   on,   all   the   files   uploaded   via   the   upload   form   are   gathered   in   a   database   called  

Administration

  and   they   can   be   published   no   sooner   than   the   content   manager   has   given   his   assent.

  For   further   details   on   how   this   modality   works,   see   hereafter.

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manager   is   typically   a   group   coordinator.

 

This   modality   is   set   by   default   for   all   new  

 

registered   users.

 

Any   modality   change,   whether   applied   to   all   the   portal,   can   be   done   via   the   Portal   administration   interface,   using   DRUPAL.

  Please   get   in   contact   with   System   Administrator.

  

Indexing   of   content   metadata  

When   a   new   re   source   is   published   on   ECLAP   BPNET   by   using   the   upload   functionality,   the   system   performs   an   indexing   of   both   the   inserted   metadata   and   of   the   internal   textual   content   of   the   resource   (if   available).

  This   means   that   the   textual   content   of   documents   in   TXT,   DOC,   DOCX,   PDF,  

PPT   and   PPTX   formats   are   “recognized”   automatically   and   indexed   by   the   system   to   allow   the   queries   of   terms   contained   also   inside   the   uploaded   document.

 

When   resource   metadata   and   resource   textual   content   have   been   indexed   in   the   main   language   selected   during   the   upload   procedure,   the   system   is   able   to   index   automatically   the   same   resource   also   in   the   other   available   languages.

  Consequently,   a   user   will   be   able   to   make   queries   by   using   terms   in   his   mother   tongue,   but   will   receive   results   also   referred   to   content   available   in   other   languages.

 

Use   of   Calendar  

Registered   users   can   use   the   Calendar   module   to   point   out   important   events   related   to   the   ECLAP  

BPNET.

  The   Calendar   is   accessible   from   the   home   page   of   the   BPNET   on   the   right   column,   as   shown   in   the   next   figure.

 

 

By   clicking   a   day,   it   will   be   shown   in   the   main   page.

  Underlined   dates   identify   busy   days   and   by   clicking   on   them   the   marked   appointments   will   be   shown   with   all   information   related   to   the   event.

 

The   Calendar   has   different   views:   the   information   can   be   also   viewed   by   day,   by   week,   by   month   and   by   year,   by   selecting   the   appropriate   view   button   on   the   top   left.

 

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Registered   users   can   add   an   event   in   the   calendar   by   selecting   the  

Add   Event

  item   in   the   bottom   left   corner   below   the   calendar   view   in   the   main   page.

  By   clicking   on   Add   Event   a   new   form   will   be   shown   to   specify   information   related   to   the   event   to   be   added,   as   shown   in   the   following   image.

 

 

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Information   to   create   event   include:   o

Event   title   o

Event   description   o

File   attachment   to   be   included   o

Start   date   and   hour   o

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At   the   end   of   the  

Create   Event

  form   also   two   buttons   are   available:   o

Save

,   to   save   the   event;   o

Preview

:   to   see   a   preview   of   the   event   before   save   it.

 

The

 

ECLAP

 

WIKI

 

The   ECLAP   wiki   page   is   accessible   by   clicking   the   WIKI   button   on   the   top   right   of   the   title   toolbar,   as   shown   in   the   next   picture.

  

 

The   main   Wiki   page   presents   a   simple   list   of   available   pages,   as   shown   in   the   image   above.

 

Unregistered   users   can   only   see   the   available   pages   by   clicking   on   the   available   links.

  Registered   and   logged   users   can   create   and   modify   existing   pages,   but   also   see   the   revision   history   by   clicking   the   tab  

Revisions

  available   on   the   left   of   the   page.

  

 

Wiki   pages   use   a   Wiki   syntax   to   be   used   in   body   box   during   the   editing   of   a   page   to   format   the   page   content.

  The   basic   formatting   tricks   are   the   following

2

:  

Results Wiki   text  

''italic''

''italic''

'''''bold and italic'''''

Italic  

Bold  

Bold   and   italic  

= =heading= =

= = =level 2= = =

= = = =level 3= = = =

= = = = =level 4= = = = =

Headings   in   different   sizes  

                                                            

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[[Link to another page]]

[[Link|different title]]

----

Internal   Link   to   another   page   on   the   wiki  

Horizontal   line  

* one

* two

* three

Bullet   list  

# one

# two

Numbered   list  

# three

[[Image:File.jpg|Text]]

[[Image:File.jpg|frame|Text]]

[[Image:File.jpg|thumb|Text]]

Image   with   alternative   text  

Image   aligned   right   with   caption  

Thumbnail  

[[Media:File.ogg]]

Download   link  

{{Name}}

Include   template   “Name”  

--~~~

Signature   (Link   to   userpage)  

--~~~~

Signature   with   timestamp  

#REDIRECT [[Other article]]

Redirect   to   another   article  

 

Create   a   new   page  

To   create   a   new   wiki   page   there   is   no   specific   button   to   be   clicked   but   it   is   necessary   to   follow   the   procedure   explained   in   this   section   that   is   aligned   with   Wiki   rules:  

Click   on   the  

Show

  tab   on   the   left   of   the   wiki   page.

  The   page   as   shown   before   will   be   opened;  

Select   the  

Edit

  tab   on   the   left   to   enter   in   the   editing   mode   of   the   main   wiki   index   page.

  The   content   will   be   more   or   less   as   shown   in   the   following   image;  

 

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Go   on   the  

Body   of   the   page

  box   and   write   the   following   text  

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[[...New page title...]]

Click   the  

Save

  button   at   the   end   of   the   page.

  The   index   page   will   be   modified   accordingly   as   shown  

  in   the   following   image;  

 

By   clicking   the   link   of   the   new   page   in   the   index,   the   system   will   ask   if   you   want   to   create   a   new   page   in   the   Wiki;  

 

By   clicking   the   Wiki   page   link,   the   new   page   will   be   created   and   the   new   box   the   edit   the   page   will   be   shown;  

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Save   the   page   to   complete   the   procedure.

 

Modify   a   Wiki   page  

Registered   users   can   modify   any   Wiki   page.

  To   modify   a   page   the   user   has   to:  

Select   the   page   in   the   Wiki   index   by   clicking   the   page   link   in   the   list;  

Click   the  

Edit

  tab   on   the   left   to   enter   in   the   editing   mode.

 

Delete   a   Wiki   page  

To   delete   a   page   in   the   wiki:  

Click   the   link   of   the   page   to   be   deleted   in   the   main   index   page;  

Click   the  

Edit

  button   on   the   left;  

In   the   editing   view   of   the   page,   click   the  

Delete

  button   at   the   end   of   the   page;  

Confirm   the   deletion;  

Edit   the   main   index   page   and   delete   the   code   in   the   body   referred   to   the   deleted   page.

  Save   the   modified   index   page   to   confirm.

 

Manage   revisions  

The   following   image   shows   the   Revision   history   of   the   wiki.

  

 

The   page   shows   a   list   of   all   activities   performed   with   a   button   named  

Show   diff

  on   the   top   allowing   to   compare   two   different   revisions   to   help   user   to   check   differences   between   the   selected   revisions.

 

 

Each   line   on   the   list,   contains   information   with   the   date   of   the   modification   and   the   username.

  By   selecting   the   buttons   in   two   different   lines,   it   is   possible   to   select   the   revisions   to   be   compared.

  The   revert   button   allows   to   came   back   to   the   selected   revision.

  The   line   with   the   current   revision   is   the   first   one   and   is   highlighted   in   light   yellow.

 

The   following   image   shows   the   revision   page   with   the   comparison   between   two   revisions   in   a   simple   and   intuitive   view.

 

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Dates of the two revisions and reviewer’s username

Comparison between the body page contents.

Old page on the lef t, new page on the right.

Dif f erences are highlighted in light yellow.

Current view of the page

 

Object   editing  

A   registered   user   that   has   uploaded   a   content   can   decide   in   a   second   moment   to   update   it   by   changing   the   resource   and/or   metadata   associated   to   the   resource.

 

To   edit   an   object   the   registered   user   has   to   be   logged   in   the   portal   and   has   to   play   the   resource   to   be   modified.

  When   the   resource   is   visualized,   in   the   right   column   of   the   web   page   a   box   named  

Actions

  is   present.

  Inside   the   box   the   option  

Edit   object  

is   present   (only   if   the   logged   user   is   also   the   one   that   uploaded   the   object   in   the   ECLAP   BPNET   for   the   first   time).

 

 

Otherwise   it   is   possible   to   select   the  

Edit   object

  option   present   in   the   preview,   as   showed   below.

 

 

A   new  

Edit   Object

  form   will   be   displayed.

 

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As   explained   in   the   section   related   to   the   resource   upload,   the   file   to   be   uploaded   can   be   specified   as   local   file   or   as   a   resource   available   remotely   by   specifying   the   FTP   or   HTTP   address.

 

In   this   second   case,   the   system   allows   to   specify   in   the  

File   URL  

field,   the   address   of   the   resource   that   can   be   uploaded   via   FTP   or   HTTP   protocol.

  If   the   resource   to   be   uploaded   is   freely   accessible   without   any   username   and   password,   the   syntax   to   be   used   is   in   the   form  

ftp://ftp.yourdomain.com/filename

  or  

http://www.yourdomain.com/filename  

If   username   and   password   are   necessary   to   access   the   resource,   the   syntax   to   be   used   is   in   the   form  

ftp://username:[email protected]/filename

  or  

http://username:[email protected]

yourdomain.com

/filename

 

The   form   allows   to   change   the   content   by   updating   the   resource   with   a   new   one.

  After   the   upload,   the   following   confirmation   message   is   shown   on   the   portal.

  The   new   content   will   be   accessible   in   few   minutes   according   to   the   type   of   content   to   be   processed   by   the   system.

 

 

By   clicking   the  

Edit   Metadata

  item   present   in   the  

Edit   Object

  form   shown   before,   a   new   web   page   to   update   the   content   metadata   will   be   opened.

  The   Edit   Metadata   form   allows   to   perform   many   activities   related   to   the   metadata   editing   and   translation.

  It   is   divided   in:  

Menu:   o

Metadata

:   open   the   Metadata   box   to   edit   the   content   metadata;   o

Apply   Changes

:   save   the   new   metadata;   o

Refresh   List   of   Contents

:   refresh   the  

Content

  listed   below;   o

History

:   show   a   list   of   the   changes   performed;  

Locale

:   change   the   interface   language;  

Contents

:   content   list   and   previews   of   objects   posted   by   the   user;  

Preview

:   the   preview   of   the   selected   content.

  A   button   to   show   the   resource   in   full   screen   is   present   on   the   bottom   left;  

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Metadata:   the   main   wondow   that   allow   the   user   to   change   and   update   the   metadata   associated   to  

  the   resource.

  It   is   divided   in:   o

DCMI

:   Dublin   Core   metadata,   allows   to   update   the   Dublin   core   metadata.

  It   is   divided   in   two   columns.

  On   the   right   the   reference   metadata   are   shown   (they   cannot   be   changes)   with   different   tabs   for   any   available   language.

  On   the   left   the   new   metadata   are   shown.

  changes   are   highlighted   in   red.

  Different   tabs   are   available   for   any   language.

  The   [+]   button   present   at   the   end   of   each   term   allows   to   add   a   new   field,   otherwise   the   [ ‐ ]   delete   it.

  o

Taxonomy

:   to   change   the   classification;   o

Groups

:   to   modify   the   groups   56uthorized   to   access   the   content.

 

When   the   process   to   update   the   metadata   has   been   completed,   the   user   has   to   click   on   the  

Apply   changes

  item   shown   on   the   top   left  

Menu

.

  A   confirmation   window   will   be   shown.

  Click   OK   to   confirm   changes.

 

 

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Managing

 

connections

 

User   can   start   a   connection   with   other   colleagues   in   the   BPNET   to   better   follow   activities   performed   by   them.

  When   users   are   connected,   each   time   one   of   them   performs   an   action   on   the   BPNET   by   posting   a   comments   or   uploading   a   content,   the   other   connected   colleagues   will   be   informed   with   a   notification.

  Also   a   specific   tab   “

Content   of   colleagues

”   will   be   accessible   in   the   home   page   after   the   login,   to   directly   access   resources   uploaded   by   the   other   colleagues.

 

To   add   a   connection   with   another   colleague,   the   user   has   to   ask   to   him   to   accepted   the   request.

  The   user   can   search   registered   colleagues   by   using   the   specific   research   box   in   the   right   column   on   the   main   page,   that   allows   to   search   users   by   simple   keywords   or   by   using   the   advanced   search   form.

  Please   note   that   the   member   search   box   is   explained   before.

 

When   a   colleague   has   been   found   in   the  

Member   search   results

  box   in   the   right   column,   the   link   “Add   to   your   colleagues”   is   shown.

  By   clicking   on   it   a   notification   for   connection   is   sent   to   the   user.

 

 

 

In  

User   Profile  

  Colleagues  

  Pending   requests

  the   list   of   users   with   a   pending   request   for   connection   is   shown.

  Here   the   user   can   also   delete   a   pending   request,   for   example   if   after   a   reasonable   period   of   time   he   has   received   any   answer.

 

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Accept   or   refuse   a   new   connection   request  

If   enabled   in   the   notification   settings,   the   user   will   receive   an   email   with   the   notification   of   the   requested   connection.

  Also,   registered   user   can   see   the   list   of   connection   requests   in   the   right   column   of   the   main   page   after   the   login.

  This   tab   allows   to   accept   or   refuse   the   connection   request   by   clicking   the   corresponding   links,   as   shown   in   the   next   figure.

 

 

 

In  

User   Profile  

  Colleagues  

  Pending   requests

  the   list   of   received   requests   for   connection   is   shown.

 

This   tab   allows   to   accept   or   refuse   the   connection   request   by   clicking   the   corresponding   links,   as   shown   in   the   next   figure.

 

 

 

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By   accepting   the   request,   the   new   colleague   will   be   added   in   the   list   of   connections   available   in   the   tab:  

 

User   Profile  

  Colleagues  

  List.

 

 

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Automatic

 

production

 

of

 

Objects

 

on

 

ECLAP

 

BPNET

 

ECLAP   BPNET   system   is   able   to   process   format   conversions   automatically   in   order   to   produce  

  objects   in   the   required   formats,   with   all   the   correct   metadata,   by   simply   adding   date,   user   name,   etc.

  Most   metadata   are   inferred   automatically.

  At   present   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   produces   several   versions   of   digital   objects   for:  

PC:

  accessible   from   PC   with   different   browsers   (both   in   MPEG ‐ 21   and   as   single   file);  

PDA:

  accessible   both   from   PC   and   PDA,   via   links   and   icons   standing   for   a   stylized   PDA;   

iPhone

:   accessible   only   from   iPhone/iPad   via   links   and   icons   related   to   PC   contents.

 

The   production   of   these   objects   conforms   to   the   rules   which   are   described   in   the   following   table:   the   latter   could   give   some   useful   help   to   the   user,   when   carrying   out   his   choices   according   to   the   content   types   he   is   provided   with   and/or   he   is   going   to   publish.

  

Please   note   that   complex   contents   such   as   procedures/flows,   calculators,   slides,   etc.

  must   be   produced   with   a   specific   tool   and   uploaded/published   (using   the   upload   form)   on   the   portal   as  

MPEG ‐ 21/AXMEDIS   object   (thus   having   only   the   following   formats:   .mp21,   .m21,   .axm).

  As   to   such   complex   contents,   the   metadata   previously   described   have   to   be   given   when   uploading   (which   is   to   say,   when   filling   in   the   upload   form).

  In   these   cases   the   inclusion   of   the   icon   representing   the   object   and   to   be   included   in   the   object   itself   is   required   during   the   production   phase.

  As   to   producing   icons   for   complex   objects,   please   refer   to   the   specific   handbook   for   the   related   object   production   tool   (ADF   Algorithm   Designer)   where   you   will   find   useful   suggestions.

  

Hereafter   some   tables   are   reported.

  They   summarize   the   behavior   of   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   and   its   back   office   for   the   automated   production.

  

The   user   has   nothing   else   to   do   but   to   upload   his   content;   everything   else   is   done   by   the   portal.

  

PDA   versions   of   objects

  are   produced   in   a   specific   way   for   mobile   devices   having   a   640x480   pixel   screen   resolution,   namely:   HTC   Pro,   HTC   touch,   HTC   Touch   pro,   some   Samsung,   some   Sony ‐

Ericsson,   etc.

  Many   of   the   PDA   contents   which   are   produced   as   video,   audio,   images,   etc.,   can   work   very   well   also   on   HTC’s   previous   version   like   Tytan,   even   if   such   versions   have   a   lower   resolution:   320x240   (QVGA),   or   a   higher   resolution:   800x480   (WVGA).

  On   PDA   Windows   Mobile   the   user   is   recommended   to   use   the   Mobile   Medicine   application   (called   also   AxObjectFinder),   which   allows   to   both   organize   digital   contents   and   Mobile   Medicine   mini ‐ applications   on   PDA,   and   to   save   up   connection   costs   (since   an   already   downloaded   content   is   available   in   the   local   memory,   with   no   need   to   download   it   again,   even   if   the   user   has   unintentionally   requested   its   download   twice).

  Please   see   hereafter   for   the   entire   set   of   skills   and   functionalities   of   the   Mobile  

Medicine   tool   on   PDA,   working   as   a   sort   of   PDA   organizer/manager.

 

The   automatic   production   of   contents   for   AXMEDIS   Java   Player   devoted   to   Mobile

  for   devices   such   Nokia,   Sony ‐ Ericsson,   BlackBerry,   etc.,   is   not   at   present   aligned   with   the   functionalities  

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described   till   now,   since   the   first   trial   is   meant   to   focus   on   the   HTC   use.

  For   any   additional   details  

  and   further   opening,   please   send   an   email   to   the   technical   group   coordinator   for   development.

  

The   iPhone   version  

of   the   objects   is   produced   for   such   devices   while   trying   to   mediate   between   the   device   performance   and   the   band   consumption   of   the   user,   when   he   gets   access   to   the   service.

  Please   remember   that   with   iPhone   all   the   contents,   which   are   played   by   the   ECLAP   BPNET  

Portal,   are   downloaded   via   network,   even   for   times   different   from   the   first   one.

  Therefore   this   represents   an   additional   cost   for   the   user   each   time   he   accesses   a   content.

  

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Role

 

of

 

Group

 

Coordinators

 

If   a   portal   user   is   a   group/forum   coordinator   as   well,   besides   being   able   to   do   everything   a   register   user   is   allowed   to,   he   can   also:  

Create   WEB   pages   for   each   group   he   is   coordinator   of;  

Cancel   a   discussion   topic   in   the   group’s   discussion   forum   he   chairs;  

Send   specific   invitations   to   users   and   acquaintances   to   suggest   registration   to   the   Portal   and/or   group   membership;  

Perform   direct   registration   to   the   group   on   behalf   of   ECLAP   BPNET   Portal’s   registered   users   via   their   nickname,   only   provided   they   have   already   registered   to   the   portal;  

Cancel   users   and/or   put   them   in   a   black   list,   block   a   user   from   accessing   the   group;   

Accept   or   deny   group   membership   requests   from   portal   users;  

 

A   user   can   become   group   coordinator   only   whether   such   role   is   assigned   to   him   by   the   administrator   of   ECLAP   BPNET   Portal   or   by   another   coordinator.

  There   could   be   more   than   one   coordinator   for   each   group.

 

A   registered   user   can   ask   the   administrator   (support   group)   to   create   a   new   group.

  Such   requests   should   be   screened   and   examined   by   the  

ECLAP   BPNET   Management   Committee

.

  

Creating

 

WEB

 

pages

 

for

 

groups

 

A   group   coordinator/responsible   can   simply   introduce   himself   on   the   main   web   page   of   the   group   and   empower   a   second   person   he   trusts   to   create   web ‐ pages   for   the   group.

  For   each   web ‐ page:  

There   is   an   associated   taxonomy   (please   refer   to   the   Appendix);  

Comments   can   be   associated   as   well;  

A   language   can   be   associated   as   well   (currently   the   available   languages   are   Italian   and   English);  

The   nature   of   the   group   web ‐ pages   can   be   either   public   or   private.

 

There   are   three   permission   modes   to   view   a   web ‐ page:  

1)   WEB   pages   only   for   groups  

They   are   related   to   a   group   or   more   and   they   can   be   accessed   ONLY   by   members   of   those   groups;  

The   group   coordinator   can   insert,   change   and/or   cancel   group   web ‐ pages;  

Each   web ‐ page   can   be   viewed,   commented   or   voted   by   the   group   members;  

2)   Public   WEB   pages:  

They   are   not   associated   to   any   group   and   they   can   be   read   by   everyone,   even   by   users   not   yet   registered   to   the   site.

 

Only   registered   users   can   drop   comments   and   vote.

 

3)   Public   WEB   pages   that   are   associated   to   one   group   or   more:  

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They   are   related   to   a   group   or   more.

 

They   can   be   read   by   every   user   of   the   site   (even   by   users   not   yet   registered).

 

Only   registered   users   can   drop   comments   and   vote;  

The   group   coordinator   can   insert,   change   and/or   cancel   this   type   of   web ‐ page.

 

 

The   figure   above   depicts   the   menu   which   allows   the   coordinator   to:   

Edit/change   the   group’s   main   WEB   page;  

Create   WEB   pages   for   the   group/s   he   is   coordinator   of;   such   pages   could   be   linked   up   one   another   and   have   links   and   objects   of   different   kind,   etc.;   

Build   links   among   pages,   insert   images   into   the   pages,   invoke   the   play   page,   etc.;  

When   choosing   to  

Create   a

 

new   Page,  

you   will   access   an   insert ‐ page   form   asking   for   title,   language,   classification   information   and   body   in   HTML.

  This   abides   by   the   HTML   rules.

  It   is   also   possible   to   use   CSS   different   from   the   current   one,   thus   changing   completely   the   ECALP   BPNET   portal’s   look   and   feel,   simply   by   referring   to   the   classic   procedures   of   DRUPAL   portals.

  

After   the   title   of   the   Web   page,   the   user   has   to   classify   it   by   associating   some   taxonomical   term  

(multiple   selections   are   allowed   by   holding   sown   the   CTRL   key).

  Also   the   user   has   to   specify   the  

Language   of   the   Web.

  The  

Body

  box   allows   to   insert   the   content   of   the   Web   page   in   HTML   format,   as   explained   below.

 

According   to   the   WEB   page   upload   (publication)   form,   it   is   possible   to   set   which   groups   members   that   web ‐ page   must   be   accessed   by   and   whether   it   is   public   or   not.

  The   group   list   shows   only   those   groups   the   user   is   allowed   to   produce   web ‐ pages   for,   namely   those   groups   he   is   coordinator   of.

  Noteworthy   is   also   the   option   to   create   a   public   web ‐ page,   which   means   a   page   to   be   viewed  

 

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by   unregistered   users   as   well.

  If   this   option   is   not   selected,   the   web ‐ page   is   accessible   only   by  

  members   of   that/those   group/s,   which   is/are   associated   to   that   page.

 

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Additional   settings   available   during   the   Web   page   creation   are   the   following:  

Input   format

,   allow   to   define   the   format   of   the   body   between   Filtered   HTML   and   Full   HTML   (set   by   default);  

Revision   information

,   to   specify   if   the   Web   page   is   a   revision   of   an   existing   one.

  Comments   can   be   added;  

Comment   settings;

  

File   attachments

;  

Comment   settings

;  

Authoring   information;  

Publishing   options

.

 

 

Web   page   body   syntax   information  

In   the  

Body

  of   the   WEB   page   under   construction,   it   is   possible   to   use   classical   http   constructs.

 

Please   refer   to   the   link   “

further   information   about   formatting   options

”   for   additional   details   concerning   syntax   and   constructs   HTML   to   be   used   for   the   web ‐ page   creation.

  

From   these   group   web ‐ pages,   it   is   possible   to   insert   links   to:  

Other   web ‐ pages   of   the   group

:  

<a   href=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=node/2932”>This   is   a   link   to   another   page   </a>   please   see   http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=node/2932

  

Digital   contents   as   images  

in   order   to   make   them   visible   within   the   group   images   through   the  

<img>   construct,   it   is   possible   to   insert   cross ‐ references   to   the   contents   uploaded   via   the   upload   form:   <img   src=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/axmedis/urnaxmedis00000obje5ed2bf7 ‐ d5c6 ‐ 49f0 ‐ bfcf ‐

82518dc35e8f/2/~saved ‐ on ‐ db ‐ e5ed2bf7 ‐ d5c6 ‐ 49f0 ‐ bfcf ‐ 82518dc35e8f.png”   alt=”image   test”   width=”150”/>   si   veda   http://mobmed.axmedis.org/axmedis/urnaxmedis00000obje5ed2bf7 ‐ d5c6 ‐ 49f0 ‐ bfcf ‐

82518dc35e8f/2/~saved ‐ on ‐ db ‐ e5ed2bf7 ‐ d5c6 ‐ 49f0 ‐ bfcf ‐ 82518dc35e8f.png

  

A   PDA   content   item

  so   as   to   have   it   viewed   by   using   the   portal’s   functionalities:  

<a   href=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=home&axoid=urn:axmedis:00000:obj:14249925 ‐ ddbb ‐ 4c6d ‐ bc78 ‐

9c8bdda00846”>link   a   oggetto   PDA</a>   http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=home&axoid=urn:axmedis:00000:obj:14249925 ‐ ddbb ‐ 4c6d ‐ bc78 ‐

9c8bdda00846  

 

A   cross ‐ media   content   item   with   its   related   preview   icon

  so   as   to   have   it   viewed   by   using   the   portal’s   functionalities:  

<a   href="http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=home&axoid=urn:axmedis:00000:obj:3b6780ce ‐ 8d52 ‐ 41c2 ‐ 8ad7 ‐

71b0640c1f40"><img   src="http://mobmed.axmedis.org/gif/urn_axmedis_00000_obj_3b6780ce ‐ 8d52 ‐ 41c2 ‐ 8ad7 ‐

71b0640c1f40.gif"   border="0"   alt="Di   Centa   Bambino"   title="Di   Centa   Bambino"></a>

 

Portal’s   external   pages  

with   the   traditional   http   constructs.

 

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<strong>This   is   a   test   page:</strong>

FOR   WEB   PAGES   PRODUCTION  

<!

‐‐ break ‐‐ >  

This   is   a   test   link   to   a   content   item   uploaded   via   UPLOAD   <img   src=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/axmedis/urnaxmedis00000obje5ed2bf7 ‐ d5c6 ‐ 49f0 ‐ bfcf ‐ 82518dc35e8f/2/~saved ‐ on ‐ db ‐ e5ed2bf7 ‐ d5c6 ‐ 49f0 ‐ bfcf ‐

82518dc35e8f.png”   alt=”image   test”   width=”150”/>  

 

This   is   a   test   link   to   a   page   <a  

  href=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=node/2932”>This   is   a   test   link   to   another   page   </a>  

This   is   a   test   link   to   a   PDA   content   item   viewed   by   using   the   portal’s   functionalities     <a   href=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=home&axoid=urn:axmedis:000

00:obj:14249925 ‐ ddbb ‐ 4c6d ‐ bc78 ‐ 9c8bdda00846”>link   to   a   PDA   object</a>  

 

This   is   a   link   to   a   video   preview:    <a   href="http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=home&axoid=urn:axmedis:000

00:obj:3b6780ce ‐ 8d52 ‐ 41c2 ‐ 8ad7 ‐ 71b0640c1f40"><img   src="http://mobmed.axmedis.org/gif/urn_axmedis_00000_obj_3b6780ce ‐

8d52 ‐ 41c2 ‐ 8ad7 ‐ 71b0640c1f40.gif"   border="0"   alt="Di   Centa   Bambino"   title="Di   Centa   Bambino"></a>

Links   refer   to   alphanumerical   IDs.

  To   obtain   such   IDs,   you   can   use   the   browser’s   “copy   link”   command   on   the   content   icon   you   wish   to   insert   for   the   videos.

  To   obtain   direct   object   links,   using   Firefox   is   recommended:   simply   click   on   the   right   mouse   button   from   the   ‘play   the   content’   page.

 

 

Preview   of   WEB   pages  

The   initial   part   of   the   content   item,   which   is   inserted   into   the   Web   page,   is   shown   among   the   query   results,   you   can   insert   a   command   to   define   where   the   text   has   to   be   broken,   when   it   is   shown   among   the   query   results.

  The   marker

 

<!--break-->

  defines   that   the   text   following   the   command   must   not   be   shown.

  

The   following   images   depict   an   example   of   text   without   full   stop   and   new   line   marker   and   another   example   where   such   new   line   definer   has   been   inserted   in   order   to   improve   the   query   result   readability.

 

 

Query   result   for   a   Web   page,   having   text   without  

<!--break-->.

 

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Query   result   for   a   Web   page,   having   text   with   marker  

<!--break-->

  inserted   after   the   wording   “Pagina   di   esempio”   (Example   page).

 

The   same   result   can   be   obtained   by   clicking   the   “Split   summary   at   cursor”   button   that   divide   the   Body   box   in   two   parts:   the   upper   for   the   summary,   and   the   lower   for   the   rest   of   web   page   body.

 

 

 

 

Additional   details   on   the   production   of   web ­ pages.

 

To   highlight   a   text,   you   must   use   the   command:   

<em>…text to be highlighted…</em>

To   insert   a   text   in   boldface:         

<strong>…text in boldface</strong>

To   insert   a   quotation         

<cite>…quoted text…</cite>

Code   text   used   to   show   the   source   code   of   programmes:  

<code>Code</code>

 

<p>&nbsp;</p>

To   insert   space   among   lines,   you   must   use   the   command:   

To   insert   a   break ‐ line     

To   insert   numbered   lists,   use:  

 

<hr />

<ol>

<il>one</il>

<il>two</il>

</ol>

The   result   will   be:   

1.

one  

2.

two  

To   insert   bulleted   lists,   use   

<ul>

<il>first bullet</il>

<il>second bullet</il>

</ul>

The   result   will   be:   

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 first   bullet  

 second   bullet  

 

You   can   insert   links   to   Web   pages   belonging   to   another   group,   simply   using   this   construct:  

<a href=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=node/2932”>This is a link to another page </a>

 

You   can   insert   links   to   images   published   on   the   portal,   so   as   to   have   them   viewed   inside   the   Web   page   as   in   this   case:    

<img src=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/axmedis/urnaxmedis00000obje5ed2bf7d5c6-49f0-bfcf-82518dc35e8f/2/~saved-on-db-e5ed2bf7-d5c6-49f0-bfcf-

82518dc35e8f.png” alt=”image test” width=”150”/>

 

 

Or   you   can   insert   links   to   objects,   as   in   this   case.

 

<a

  href=”http://mobmed.axmedis.org/drupal/?q=home&axoid=urn:axmedis:00

000:obj:14249925-ddbb-4c6d-bc78-9c8bdda00846”>link to PDA object</a>

 

Here   you   have   a   table:  

 

 

Line  

Line    

 

1   which   is   written   using   the   following   HTML   code:  

<table border="1">

<tr>

<td><div align="center">1</div></td>

<td><div align="center">2</div></td>

</tr>

<td><div align="center">3</div></td>

<tr>

<td>Riga</td>

<td>&nbsp;</td>

</tr>

<td>&nbsp;</td>

<tr>

<td>Riga</td>

</tr>

</table>

<td>&nbsp;</td>

<td>&nbsp;</td>

 

 

2  

It   is   possible   to   dimension   the   table   by   inserting   a   construct   like   the   following   one:  

<table style="width: 100px" border="1">

 

The   table   cells   can   have   a   specific   colour   as   defined   in   the   following   HTML:  

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<td width="126" bgcolor="#00CCFF"><div align="center">3</div></td>

 

An   example   of   a   link   to   an   external   Web ‐ page   is   reported   here:  

<a href="http://www.libreriauniversitaria.it/secondo-natura-balchjames-longanesi/libro/9788830412576" target="_blank">Secondo natura

– Ed. Longanesi</a>

Inserting special characters:

 

&  

Greater   than   >  

Less   than   <  

  quotation   marks   “  

&amp;

&gt;

&lt;

&quot;

The   url   address   of   Web ‐ pages   and   email   addresses   are   automatically   identified   with   no   need   to   use   specific  

HTML   constructs.

 

 

Some   further   notes   on   creating   WEB   pages   for   groups

 

When   creating   web   pages:  

You   can   use   external   tools   to   produce   web ‐ pages.

  Once   created,   the   web/html   page   can   be   copied   inside   the   form   using   the   classic   ‘cut   and   paste’   method.

  

Whether   additional   CSS   are   used,   you   have   to   consider   specific   sequences   of   commands   needed   to   enable   such   CSS   without   affecting   the   general   CSS   and   the   portal’s   general   visualization.

  In   order   to   insert   additional   CSS,   you   have   to   use   in   the   head   page   an   example   of   this   kind:   

<head>

<link href="http://mmsn1/drupal/files/paragraph.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" type="text/css">

</head>

 

In   CSS   files:    links   to   images   or   to   other   files   must   be   like   what   follows:   background ‐ image:   url(" http://www.progettolibra.it/images/attivo.jpg

");   NOT     background ‐ image:   url( http://www.progettolibra.it/images/attivo.jpg

);  

You   can   upload   background   images,   several   applications   or   any   other   files,   simply   using   the   web ‐ page   form.

  Such   files   can   be   referred   to   in   a   very   simple   way   within   the   web ‐ pages   using   the   link   shown   after   the   UPLOAD   of   such   files.

  The   upload   is   carried   out   via   the   web ‐ page   creation   form,   NOT   the   upload   form   which   is   related   to   the   digital   contents   to   be   published.

 

 

As   working   examples   you   can   refer   to   those   accessible   as   web ‐ pages   of   the   General   Management   group,   or   for   much   simpler   examples   of   web ‐ page,   you   can   refer   to   the   web ‐ pages   of   the   same   group   or   of   any   other   group.

  

 

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Managing

 

group

 

users

 

The   administrator   user/group   coordinator   can   manage   group   users.

  After   the   log   in,   the   group  

  coordinator   can   select   one   group   he   joined   and   select   the   following   activities:  

Invite   one   or   more   colleagues   to   join   the   group;  

See   the   list   of   subscribers  

Manage   the   group   forum  

 manage   the   group   objects  

 create   e   new   Forum   topic  

Create   a   new   web   page   associated   to   the   group  

Manage   his   membership   to   the   group  

By   selecting   the   item   to   view   the   list   of   members,   the   coordinator   will   be   able   to   access:  

List   of   members:   

o

See   the   list   of   group   members;   o

Accept   or   deny   membership   requests   from   portal   registered   users;    o

Appoint   a   group   user   as   coordinator,   dismiss   him   from   that   office;   o

Remove   a   member   from   the   group;  

Members’   pictures:  

o

See   group   users’   pictures;   o

See   their   profiles;   o

Etc.

 

Add   members:   

o

Directly   register   as   group   member   any   ECLAP   BPNET   portal’s   registered   users   on   their   behalf;    o

Send   invitations   to   recommend   group   membership.

 

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the

 

group’s

 

discussion

 

Forum

 

 

The   discussion   forum   is   organized   around   discussion   topics.

  

 

Each   group   member   can   start   up   discussion   topics   (post   new   forum   topic)   and   take   part   in   it  

(reply).

  The   web   search   engine   (via   the   advanced   search   mode)   performs   queries   within   the   text   of   these   Discussion   Forum   pages,   lines   and   comments.

  The   group   coordinator   can:  

Browse   among   the   discussions,   drop   some   comments;  

Start   up   a   new   discussion   topic   (

Post   new   Forum   topic

);  

Edit   a   comment   he   has   dropped   or   other   people   had   (the   coordinator   can   “moderate”   a   discussion,   sending   a   comment   to   explain   and   account   for   changes);  

Cancel   a   discussion;  

Cancel   a   single   message   /comment.

 

Etc.

 

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As   you   can   see   from   the   picture   above,   the   time   elapsed   from   the   last   dropped   comment   is  

  reported   on   the   right;   therefore   it   becomes   very   easy   to   understand   on   the   spur   of   the   moment   which   are   the   discussions   getting   most   heated.

  The   user   can   see   the   list   of   discussion   topics   arranged   in   an   increasing/decreasing   order,   according   to   the   columns:  

 

replies

:   number   of   replies;  

created

:   date   of   creation;  

last   reply:

  date   and   username   of   the   last   reply   /discussion   comment   dropped.

 

 

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Create   a   new   forum   topic  

Each   group   member   can   start   a   new   discussion   topic   by   clicking   the   item   “

Post   new   Forum   Topic

”   available   in   the   Forum   tab.

  A   new   form   will   be   shown   in   the   main   page   to   be   filled   in   with   the   requested   information,   as   shown   in   the   next   figure.

 

The   information   requested   to   create   a   new   forum   topic   are:  

Subject   of   the   topic,   i.e.

  a   title;  

Group   associated   to   the   topic;  

Classification,   to   select   the   taxonomy   related   to   the   topic;  

Body,   it   is   possible   to   use   classical   http   constructs.

  Please   refer   to   the   link   “

further   information   about   formatting   options

”   for   additional   details   concerning   syntax   and   constructs   HTML   to   be   used   for   the   web ‐ page   creation.

 

Input   format  

Groups,   to   make   the   forum   topic   public   or   only   accessible   to   member   of   the   group  

Revision   information  

File   attachment,   to   include   a   file  

 

When   the   new   topic   forum   is   saved,   a   notification   is   sent   to   all   group   members   to   inform   that   a   new   forum   topic   has   been   created.

 

 

 

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Comment   a   forum   topic  

When   a   new   forum   topic   is   created,   the   group   members   will   receive   a   notification   that   according   to  

  notification   settings,   will   be   sent   directly   by   email   or   in   indicated   in   the   web   page   after   the   login.

  The   notification   contains   the   link   to   reach   the   page   of   the   forum   topic   so   that   the   user   is   invited   to   participate   to   it   by   adding   comments.

  The   form   to   comment   a   forum   topic   is   shown   in   the   next   figure.

 

 

To   comment   a   forum   topic,   the   user   has   to   add   a   Subject   and   the   Comment   that   can   be   added   by   using   different   input   method   as   shown   in   the   previous   figure.

  By   pressing   the   save   button,   the   comment   is   saved   in   the   forum   topic   and   a   notification   is   sent   to   all   group   members   to   inform   them   that   a   new   comment   has   been   added.

 

As   shown   in   the   next   figure,   after   the   publication   of   the   new   comment,   the   user   in   any   case   can  

edit

  or  

reply

  to   it   simply   by   clicking   the   corresponding   items   available   below   the   new   comment.

 

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The  

Edit

  tab   on   the   left,   allows   group   administrator   to   edit   the   first   forum   topic:   by   clicking   on   it   the   same   form   shown   in   the  

Create   a   new   forum   topic

  paragraph   will   be   available   on   the   main   page,   allowing   the   group   administrator   to   edit   all   information   related   to   the   forum   topic   he   created.

 

 

 

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Statistics  

The   administrator   (root)   can   perform   specific   queries   to   visualize   statistical   data   and   graphical   information   useful   for   the   evaluation   of   the   users’   behavior   inside   the   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   and   to   recover   information   about   contents   fruition.

 

 

After   the   login   as   administrator,   in   the   right   column   two   boxes   will   be   available:   the   first   one   allows   to   recover   statistical   data   regarding   queries   performed   by   users;   the   second   one   allows   to   recover   statistical   information   regarding   the   objects   download   and   played.

  These   data   can   be   visualized   graphically   in   the   form   of   histograms   or   pie   charts   or   as   number   inside   tables.

 

Statistics   on   users’   queries  

The   box   to   perform   queries   about   statistical   data   on   research   activities   performed   by   the   ECLP   users   is   named  

Statistics   on   Queries

.

 

 

As   shown   in   the   previous   image,   to   refine   the   query   the   administrator   can   specify   the   followinf   values:  

User

:   allow   to   select   a   specific   username   or   to   extend   the   research   to   all   registered   users;  

  Type

:   to   refine   the   statistics   to   a   specific   type   of   resource   (any   type,   others   audio,   video,   cross ‐ media,   ecc.);  

Device

:   to   specify   a   device   between   PC   and   PDA;  

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QueryType

:   allow   to   refine   the   statistics   specifying   if   the   results   have   to   include   the   queries  

  performed   by   users   in   FullText   modality   (Simple)   or   by   using   the   Advanced   Search  

(Metadata);  

Country

:   to   include   results   referred   to   a   specific   country;  

From:  

start   date;  

To   date:  

end   date;  

Show   query   table:

  the   statistics   can   be   shown   also   inside   a   table;  

Show   user’s   data:

  the   statistics   include   also   the   UserID;  

Number   of   values   in   the   histograms:

  to   specify   the   number   of   values   to   be   shown   in   the   statistics;  

Archive   of   statistics   analyses   on   queries:

  to   visualize   the   statistics   previously   saved.

 

By   pressing   the   send   query   button,   the   procedure   for   the   calculation   of   the   statistical   data   starts.

 

The   data   shown   are   as   follow:  

 histogram   and   pie   chart   of   the   queries’   distribution   per   type   of   resource;  

 histogram   and   pie   chart   of   the   queries’   distribution   per   device;  

 histogram   and   pie   chart   with   the   queries   distribution   per   query   type   (full   text   or   advanced   search);  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   per   country;  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   per   region;  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   per   city;  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   per   User   ID;  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   per   day   in   the   last   30   days;  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   by   month   in   the   last   12   months;  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   per   year   in   the   last   5   years.

 

General   information   are   shown   at   the   beginning   of   the   webpage.

  they   are:  

 period   of   time   specified   in   the   query   form;  

 number   of   total   resuls   found;  

 link   to   open   a   pop ‐ up   window   with   the   statistical   data   in   a   table   (if   requested).

 

 

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By   clicking   on   Query   table,   the   statistical   data   are   visualised   inside   a   table   as   shown   in   the   next  

  figure.

  By   clicking   on   the   User   ID   in   the   column   UID,   the   corresponding   user   profile   is   shown  

(please   note   that   the   number   “0”   identifies   a   query   performed   by   an   anonymous   user   not   registered   or   not   logged   in).

 

 

Statistical   results   are   also   shown   graphically   as   histograms   of   pie   charts.

  Passing   with   the   mouse   on   a   chart,   the   diagram   is   enlarged   automatically   to   allow   an   easier   reading   of   the   data   reported.

 

The   next   figure   shows   an   example   of   enlarged   pie   chart   with   respect   to   the   corresponding   histogram.

  

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At   the   end   of   the   statistical   results   a   button   “Save”   is   present   to   allow   to   save   the   received   results   for   further   consultations.

  The   next   figure   shows   the   confirmation   of   the   performed   save   of   the   statistical   results,   with   a   link   to   visualize   them.

 

 

The   saved   results   are   accessible   in   the   Archive   of   statistics   and   queries   (by   clicking   the   corresponding   link).

  By   selecting   it   the   Archive   manager   with   the   list   of   saved   statistics   will   be   shown   (see   next   figure).

 

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Each   statistic   is   represented   by   the   date   and   hour   referred   to   when   the   statistic   has   been   saved.

 

By   clicking   the   date,   the   statistic   is   shown   as   described   before.

  Each   statistic   can   be   deleted   by   clicking   the   “Delete”   button   at   the   right   of   each   item.

  

Statistics   on   object   downloads  

The   box   to   make   queries   about   statistical   data   referred   to   objects   visualized   and   downloaded   by  

ECLAP   BPNET   users   is   named   Statistics   on   download   and   is   available   on   the   right   column   as   shown   below.

 

 

 

By   using   this   box,   the   administrator   can   refine   the   query   results   by   specifying   the   following   values:  

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User

:   allow   to   select   a   specific   username   or   to   extend   the   research   to   all   registered   users;  

  Type

:   to   refine   the   statistics   to   a   specific   type   of   resource   (any   type,   others   audio,   video,  

  cross ‐ media,   ecc.);  

Type   of   portal   (PC/iPhone   or   PDA)

 

Platform

:   to   specify   a   device   between   PC   and   PDA;  

Country

:   to   include   results   referred   to   a   specific   country;  

From:  

start   date;  

To   date:  

end   date;  

Show   table   of   downloads:

  the   statistics   can   be   shown   also   inside   a   table;  

Show   that   stability   table   for   content:

  

Show   table   of   user   fidelity:

 

Show   user’s   data:  

the   statistics   include   also   the   UserID;  

Number   of   values   in   the   histograms:

  to   specify   the   number   of   values   to   be   shown   in   the   statistics;  

Archive   of   statistics   analyses   on   queries:

  to   visualize   the   statistics   previously   saved.

 

By   pressing   the   send   query   button,   the   procedure   for   the   calculation   of   the   statistical   data   starts.

 

The   data   shown   are   as   follow:  

 histogram   and   pie   chart   of   the   downloads’   distribution   per   type   of   resource;  

 histogram   and   pie   chart   of   the   downloads’   distribution   per   type   of   portal;  

 histogram   and   pie   chart   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   platform;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   country;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   region;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   city;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   “AXOID”;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   “Object   stability”;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   User   ID;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   per   day   in   the   last   30   days;  

 histogram   with   the   downloads   distribution   by   month   in   the   last   12   months;  

 histogram   with   the   distribution   per   year   in   the   last   5   years.

 

General   information   are   shown   at   the   beginning   of   the   webpage.

  they   are:  

 period   of   time   specified   in   the   query   form;  

 number   of   total   results   found;  

 link   to   open   a   pop ‐ up   window   with   the   statistical   data   in   a   table   (if   requested).

 

 link   to   open   a   pop ‐ up   window   with   the   objects   stability   statistical   data   in   a   table   (if   requested).

 

 link   to   open   a   pop ‐ up   window   with   the   users’   fidelity   statistical   data   in   a   table   (if   requested).

 

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By   selecting  

Download   table

,   the   table   with   the   statistical   data   referred   to   downloaded   objects   in   the   defined   period   of   time   is   shown.

  By   clicking   on   the   object   ID   code   in   AXOID   column,   the   resource   is   played.

 

Stability   table

  contains   the   list   of   objects   ordered   according   to   a   value   representing   the   total   number   of   days   in   which   the   content   has   been   downloaded   in   the   defined   period   of   time.

  By   clicking   on   the   object   ID   code   in   AXOID   column,   the   resource   is   played.

  By   clicking   on   the   User   ID   in   the   column   UID,   the   corresponding   user   profile   is   shown   (please   note   that   the   number   “0”   identifies   a   query   performed   by   an   anonymous   user   not   registered   or   not   logged   in).

 

Fidelity   table

  contains   a   table   with   a   list   of   users   (represented   by   the   identification   code   UID)   ordered   according   to   the   number   of   active   days   in   the   defined   period   of   time.

  By   clicking   on   the  

User   ID   in   the   column   UID,   the   corresponding   user   profile   is   shown   (please   note   that   the   number  

“0”   identifies   a   query   performed   by   an   anonymous   user   not   registered   or   not   logged   in).

  statistical   results   are   shown   as   histograms   and/or   pie   charts.

  Passing   with   the   mouse   on   a   chart,   the   diagram   is   enlarged   automatically   to   allow   an   easier   reading   of   the   data   reported.

  The   next   figure   shows   an   example   of   enlarged   histogram.

 

 

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At   the   end   of   the   statistical   results   a   button   “Save”   is   present   to   allow   to   save   the   received   results   for   further   consultations.

  see   the   previous   section   for   additional   details   regarding   the   statistic   results   saved.

 

 

 

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PC

 

Standard

 

Players

 

The   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   has   been   designed   to   use   multimedia   standard   players   for   any   possible   file   format,   provided   the   browser   allows   it.

  Sometimes   visualization   implies   the   installation   of   certain   standard   players   such   as   Adobe   Acrobat   Reader,   Adobe   Flash   player   (always   the   AXMEDIS ‐ developed   standard   Flash   version),   AXMEDIS   player   (in   most   cases   installation   occurs   automatically).

  The   first   two   players   are   always   accessible   for   Windows,   Linux   and   MAC   OS   systems.

  The   AXMEDIS   player   is   needed   to   view   on   PC   the   ECLAP   BPNET   content   items   which   could   be   used   for   PDA   and   Mobile   devices.

  The   AXMEDIS   player   is   at   present   available   both   for   PDA  

Windows   Mobile   and   PC   Windows.

  

 

The   following   table   shows   which   are   the   top   priority   players   according   to   the   format   and   the   operating   system   the   user   is   exploiting.

  

Icon   on   PC   Description   of   the   digital   objects   it   stands   for  

 

PC   document:   DOC,   DOCX   

PC   Player  

First   choice  

(Windows,   MAC,  

LINUX,   etc.)

 

Download   and   play   on   Microsoft   Office  

Installed  

PDF   document:   PDF  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Archive:   ZIP,   RAR  

Slides:   PPT,   PPTX  

Excel:   XLS,   XLSX  

PC   audio  

Tools:   EXE,   MSI,   CAB  

PC   player

Alternative

AXMEDIS  

 

  option

player

(Windows)

 

 

 

Adobe   PDF   plugin,   or   download  

 

Download   and   open   on   ZIP   and   RAR   player  

Download   and   play   on   Microsoft   Office  

Installed  

Download   and   play   on   Microsoft   Office  

Installed  

Play   with   Flash player   plugin,   or   download    

AXMEDIS

ZIP  

(Windows) and  

 

RAR player

 

 

  player  

Download   and   play   on   Microsoft   Office  

Installed  

Download   and   play   on   Microsoft   Office  

Installed  

AXMEDIS   player  

(Windows)

  download   and   open   as   a   typical   application  

 

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PC  

different

icon   video,

  taken for

 

 

  animated each from  

  the published

 

  icon video  

 

  to video, itself  

  be

PC   image,   image   to   be  

different

  for   each   published   image,   icon   taken   from   the   image   itself  

 

 

Play   with   Flash player   plugin,   or   download    

Play   with   Internet   browser,   or   download    

AXMEDIS   player

(Windows)

AXMEDIS

 

Complex   object   for   PC   or   PDA.

  Such   objects   may   include:   video,   audio,   guides,   documents,   algorithms,   flows,   slides,   etc.

  

Play   on     AXMEDIS   player   for   Windows   only,   or   download  

AXMEDIS  

(Windows)  

 

  player

(Windows)

 

 

  player  

 

 

 

Please   remark   that   the   PDA   contents   and   other   complex   contents   (computers,   flows,   slides,   etc..)   must   be   viewed   through   an   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   player.

  If   the   portal   does   not   need   to   show   PDA   contents   to   PC   users,   it   is   possible   to   present   audio,   video,   documents   and   images   via   the   Adobe  

Flash   Player,   or   directly   into   the   WEB   pages.

  The   functionality   to   present   files   using   a   player   not  

MPEG ‐ 21   compliant   is   called   “

single   file   function   (funzione   a   file   secco)

”;   for   further   reference,   please   go   to   the   devoted   section   describing   the   production   of   content.

 

 

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Manual:

 

AXMEDIS

 

Player

 

for

 

PC

 

and

 

others

 

The   AXMEDIS   player   is   needed   to   view   on   PC   ECLAP   BPNET   content   items   which   could   be   used   for  

PDA   and   Mobile   devices.

  The   AXMEDIS   player   is   at   present   available   both   for   PDA   Windows  

Mobile   and   PC   Windows.

  

 

The   use   of   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   player   for   Internet   Explorer   or   Firefox   Mozilla   is   very   easy,   commands   are   those   depicted   in   the   bar   below   and   described   hereafter.

  

 

Reload:   reload   and   play;  

<<   Restart   from   beginning;  

||   []Pause/play,   stop;  

>>   Go   to   the   end;  

?:   View   the   player   information   and   that   of   the   player   registered   user;  

View   the   object’s   inside   structure;  

View   the   object’s   basic   metadata,   others   are   accessible   using   the   structure;  

Go   to   full   size   with   the   web ‐ page.

 

Other   commands   can   be   accessed   simply   by   clicking   the   mouse   right   bottom   on   the   player   screen.

 

This   will   enable   a   pull ‐ down   menu   where   you   can   perform   other   activities   like:  

Go   to   full   size   screen   with   the   player;   

Enable   or   not   some   commands   and   full   screen   scroll;  

Define   the   background   colour;  

Enable   other   status   commands   such   as   the   duration,   the   file   type,   etc.

  

The   Mobile   medicine   portal   can   be   set   also   to   work   always   with   the   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   player,   which   makes   management   much   simpler,   because   the   player   can   execute   a   wide   range   of   formats.

 

 

Content type

 

PDF   document  

Image  

 

PC

 

AXMEDIS  

MPEG ‐ 21   Player    flash   standard   player   +   Adobe  

(

Windows:   IE   &  

plug   in  

FireFox   Mozilla

)  

YES

 

YES

 

(

Windows,  

Linux,   MAC

)  

YES

 

YES

 

PDA iPhone

 

Mobile

AXPDA    player  

(windows  

Mobile)  

Direct   player   on   the   browser  

AXMEDIS   java   mobile   player   (Sony,  

Nokia,   etc.)  

YES

 

YES

 

YES

 

YES

 

Depends   on   device  

YES

 

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Audio  

Video   flash

  animations

,  

SWF

 

Procedures,  

Flows  

(produced   as  

MP21)  

Calculator  

(produced   as  

MP21)  

YES

YES

YES

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

YES

YES

YES

NO

NO

 

 

 

 

 

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

YES

YES

(No)

 

 

 

YES  

(HTML)  

(work   in   progress)  

YES  

(HTML)  

(work   in   progress)  

NO  

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

 

 

 

 

 

 

PPT   (produced   as   MP21)  

YES

 

NO   YES

 

NO  

To   install   the   AXMEDIS   Player   for   PC:  

Download   the   file   via   the   link   reported   in   the   main   page   of   the   portal   under:   “update   player”;  

Execute   it,   thus   starting   up   the   installation;   most   likely   you   will   have   to   close   the   Internet  

Browser.

 

 

The   AXMEDIS   player  

allows   to   view   single   digital   contents   and   cross ‐ media   integrated   intelligent   contents,   as   well.

  As   to   other   players   (such   as   Adobe   Flash   player   and   Acrobat   PDF   reader),   they   can   only   manage   contents   having   single   digital   resources   like   audio,   video,   documents,   etc.,   which  

  means   they   have   no   autonomy,   they   are   neither   intelligent   nor   proactive.

  For   example,   with   the  

AXMEDIS   player,   you   can   enlarge   images   and   see   them   in   full   screen   mode.

  

The   PC   AXMEDIS   player   (for   browsers)   works   both   in   progressive   download   mode   and/or   in   standard   mode,   according   to   the   digital   content   type   to   be   viewed.

  The   right   mode   is   chosen   automatically.

 

 

Progressive   Download  

(similar   to   streaming).

  The   audio   and   video   contents   are   downloaded   and   viewed   in   progressive   mode   on   the   AXMEDIS   player;   therefore   as   to   the   portal,   you   have   to   wait   for   the   complete   resource   download   before   any   exploitation   of   such   digital   contents.

 

The   progressive   download   mode   is   very   similar   to   streaming,   but   less   expensive.

  In   this   progressive   download   mode,   the   player   carries   out   a   pre ‐ loading   of   a   part   of   the   concerned   video/audio,   before   beginning   with   the   file   execution.

  This   phase   is   called   Buffering.

  

Standard   Download

:   Other   kinds   of   content,   such   as   images   and   complex   cross   media   contents   are   delivered/provided   via   the   classic   download;   therefore   they   have   to   be   downloaded   completely,   before   any   content   play   becomes   possible,   which   means   such   contents   are   exploited   in   a   standard   download   mode.

  

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The   access   mode   to   digital   contents   is   chosen   automatically   by   the   player,   in   order   to   minimize  

  any   long   wait   and   costs,   according   to   the   format   of   the   contents   the   user   is   accessing   to.

  This   mode   is   shown   in   the   following   table.

 

 

PC

 

PDA iPhone

 

Mobile

Content type

 

 

(

AXMEDIS

MPEG ‐ 21  

 

Player

Windows:   IE   &  

   flash   player standard

  + plug

 

 

Adobe in  

 

 

AXPDA    player  

(windows  

Mobile)  

Direct   player   on   the   browser  

AXMEDIS mobile   player

Nokia,  

  java

  etc.)  

 

(Sony,

FireFox   Mozilla

)  

PDF   document  

Image  

Audio  

Video   download   download   progressive   progressive  

(

Windows,  

Linux,   MAC

)   download   download   download   download   download   download   progressive   download   progressive   progressive   download   progressive   no   download   progressive,   streaming   progressive,   streaming   no   flash

  animations

,  

SWF

  download

  download no   no  

Procedures,  

Flows  

(produced   as  

MP21)  

Calculator  

(produced   as  

MP21)  

PPT   (produced   as   MP21)   download   download   download   no no no

 

 

  download   download  

Html   (work   in   progress)   download   download  

Html   (work   in   progress)   download   no   download   download   no  

Where   the   wording   ‘download’   or   ‘progressive’   (download)   appears,   Yes   (meaning   objects   can   be  

  played)   is   implicit.

 

Please   remark   that   the   iPhone   with   its   currently   provided   tools   (Safari   as   default   Internet   browser)   does   not   allow   to   download   digital   contents.

  This   can   be   done   only   by   resorting   to   Apple   not   certified   mechanisms.

 

NOTE:   

The   automatic   production   of   contents   for   the   Java   Player   AXMEDIS   version   for   Mobile   devices   such   as   Nokia,   Sony ‐ Ericsson,   BlackBerry,   etc.,   is   at   present   not   aligned   with   the   functionalities   described   till   now,   since   the   first   trial   is   meant   to   focus   on   the   HTC   use.

  For   any   additional   details   and   further   opening,   please   send   an   email   to   the   technical   group   coordinator,   using   [email protected]

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for

 

PDA

 

WM

 

NOTE:

  Please   note   that   actually   a   specific   Organizer   for   Windows   Mobile   PDA   for   ECLAP   BPNET   users   has   not   been   yet   realised.

    It   will   be   developed   in   the   following   few   months.

  For   the   moment   it   is   possible   to   use   the   application   called   Mobile   Medicine   with   the   same   functionalities   shown   below   and   available   for   free   download   in   the   following   link:   http://mobmed.axmedis.org/pda/pdaplayer.html

 

To   access   the   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   from   the   Mobile   Medicine   Organizer,   it   is   necessary   to   change   a   setting   in   the   PDA   application.

  Start   the   Mobile   Medicine   application   on   your   PDA   and   select  

Menu/Settings...

,   then   change  

Web   url

  in   http://bpnet.eclap.eu/pda   and   click  

Save

  at   the   bottom   of   the   settings   page.

 

 

 

This   document   is   meant   to   be   a   simple   handbook   to   support   the   user   both   in   setting   up   and   using   some   software   tools,   which   have   been   realized   to   manage   and   enjoy   cross   media   and   multimedia   contents,   for   educational   purposes   and   activities   of   great   help   to   people   in   Medicine   occupations.

 

The   entire   system   includes:  

Software   tools   for   PDA

  to   be   installed   into   every   PDA   or   Smartphone   with   Windows   Mobile   5,  

6,   6.1,   or   later   versions   as   operating   system,   for   example:   HTC,   Toshiba,   some   Samsung   devices,   Acer,   some   Motorola   devices,   Asus,   HP,   some   Sony ‐ Ericsson   devices,   etc.

  The   resolution   should   be   480x640   or   higher,   but   it   works   also   on   HTC   devices   having   a   lower   resolution.

  o

MobileMedicine

:   an   application   allowing   to   manage   and   organize   all   the   multimedia   files   which   are   in   your   PDA;   o

AXPDAPlayer

:   the   multimedia   advanced   player   which   is   used   by   ECLAP   BPNET   to   view   complex   objects/applications,   but   also   simple   digital   resources;  

Digital   contents:

  can   be   simple   files   (such   as:   video,   audio,   documents,   images),   but   also   small   real   application   software   such   as:   calculators,   flows   and   algorithms,   etc.

  Some   basic   examples   are   provided   within   the   PDA   software   tools,   while   others   can   be   tracked   down   from   the   ECLAP  

BPNET   portal   or   can   be   retrieved   inside   the   set ‐ up   programme   already   mentioned.

 

 

ECLAP   BPNET   Portal

  (both   for   PC   and   PDA)   ( http://bpnet.eclap.eu

)   is   charged   with   the   task   of   collecting   and   distributing   digital   contents,   while   offering   a   support   similar   to   a   social   network   when   it   comes   to   managing   such   contents,   etc.

  The   portal   has   also   to   collect   contents   and   to   transform   them   automatically   into   suitable   formats   for   both   PDA   and   other   mobile   systems   (to   be   done   later   on).

  

Setting

 

up

 

Software

 

Tools

 

for

 

Windows

 

Mobile

 

PDA

  

To   install   the   PDA   software   tools,   please   follow   instructions   below:  

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1.

Obtain   the   set ‐ up   package:   for   instance   mobilemedicine ‐ pda ‐ player ‐ and ‐ content ‐ june ‐ 2009 ‐ vX ‐ X.zip:    a.

Please   note   that   the   set ‐ up   package   is   a   zip   file   which   includes   other   files   and   among   them   the   PDF   version   of   this   User   Manual..

 

2.

Unzip   the   set ‐ up   package,   this   creates   a   directory   named   “mobilemedicine ‐ pda ‐ player ‐ and ‐ content ‐ june ‐ 2009”   (same   name   as   the   zip   file),   other   sub ‐ directories   with   examples   and   files:  

  a.

dir:  

Medicina ‐ Examples

  b.

dir:  

Other ‐ Examples

  c.

dir:  

Taxonomy ‐ Examples

  d.

file:  

MobileMedicine ‐ AXInstaller ‐ touch ‐ june ‐ 09 ‐ vX ‐ X.cab

 

e.

file:  

Manuale ‐ Mobile ‐ Medicine ‐ vX ‐ X.pdf

  (this   file)  

3.

Copy   the   directories   and   files   mentioned   above   into   the   SSD   memory   of   PDA.

  

4.

Start   set ‐ up   procedure   with   a   double   click:   a.

MobileMedicine ‐ AXInstaller ‐ touch ‐ june ‐ 09 ‐ vX ‐ X.cab

  

5.

Go   to   the   directory   inside   the   user’s   PDA   where   the   set ‐ up   CAB   previously   mentioned   has   been   stored   and   start   set ‐ up   procedure   with   a   double   click.

  If   the   user’s   PDA   has   already   a   previously   installed   version   which   is   in   conflict   with   the   current   one,   the   system   will   remove   the   old   version   before   installing   the   new   one:   the   user   has   to   follow   step   by   step   instructions   on   his   PDA.

 

6.

When   the   system   requests   to   install   the   programme   into   the   base   memory   of   the   user’s   PDA   or   into   the   memory   card   of   the   user,   the   latter   option   has   to   be   chosen.

 

7.

Complete   the   entire   set ‐ up   procedure.

 

8.

Two   new   application   programmes   have   been   finally   installed   inside   the   user’s   PDA   and   they   clearly   appear   as   icons   within   the   user’s   application   programmes:   a.

MobileMedicine

:   a   software   allowing   to   manage   and   organize   the   multimedia   files   already   running   on   the   PDA,   it   produces   lists   of   objects   according   to   the   user’s   preferences,   it   allows   to   carry   out   queries   on   the   PDA,   etc.;   b.

AXPDAPlayer

:   the   new   generation   multimedia   player   used   for   ECLAP   BPNET   to   view   complex   objects/applications,   as   well   as   simple   files.

  

9.

The   first   step   to   be   taken   is   to   execute   the   application   ECLAP   BPNET   and   abide   strictly   by   the   instructions   reported   in   the   following   section.

  

 

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for

 

Windows

 

Mobile

 

PDA

 

Mobile   Medicine   is   an   application   programme   searching   files   inside   the   user’s   PDA/smartphone   and   organizing   them   into   icons   and/or   lists;   the   application   can   show   to   the   user   the   retrieved   files   via   icons,   in   a   simple   and   easy   to   enjoy   way.

  To   execute   the   Mobile   Medicine   application,   the   user   has   to   Go   to  

start ‐ >application   programmes

  and   look   for   Mobile   Medicine   icon   (the   physician’s   bag),   then   Launch   Mobile   Medicine   application   programme   (namely   AxObjectFinder,   in   technical   terms).

 

 

Within   Mobile   Medicine,   the   files   which   the   user   has   into   his   own   PDA,   are   represented   as   icons   and   they   are   classified   by   the   system   in   order   to   make   their   management,   play,   search,   etc.

  much   easier.

  Such   files   can   be:  

Specifically   designed   MobileMedicine

  in   MPEG ‐ 21/AXMEDIS   format.

  The   advantage   this   first   type   of   format   can   offer   is   the   opportunity   to   organize   and   search   file   on   PDA   through   their   metadata   and   medical   taxonomy.

  This   has   been   conceived   to   offer   to   the   user   a   real   decision   supporting   system,   providing   assistance   in   the   search   of   user ‐ useful   information   such   as   educational   courses,   videos,   calculators,   flows,   procedures,   etc.

 

Other   simple   files   which   the   user   has   already   stored   into   his   own   PDA

.

  For   example   PDF,   images,   videos,   documents,   audio,   etc.

  This   second   type   of   format   does   not   provide   any   metadata   information.

  Therefore,   the   Mobile   Medicine   supporting   system   on   PDA   cannot   classify   such   contents   in   a   taxonomical   way,   nor   refer   to   their   metadata.

  However,   it   is   always   possible   to   change   such   files   into   duly   classified   files   by   uploading   them   into   the   Mobile  

Medicine   Portal   via   the   Upload   service.

 

A   thorough   reading   of   this   user   manual   is   highly   recommended   in   order   to   have   a   general   outlook   on   the   functionalities   provided   by   the   proposed   system.

 

 

 

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Mobile   Medicine   Initial   Page:  

When   executed   for   the   first   time,   Mobile   Medicine   application   has   neither   organized   yet,   nor   identified   the   user’s   files   and   the   example   files   provided   during   set ‐ up.

  

 

Therefore,   the   screenshot   on   the   left   will   have   only   the   first   four   icons,   which   stand   for   service   functionalities;   such   icons   are   related  

(as   you   can   see   from   the   screenshot   on   your   left)   to:  

WEB

:   to   get   access   to   the   Web   Pages   of   the   Mobile   Medicine   site,   http://mobmed.axmedis.org

  (see   below   for   further   info);  

Local   Search:

  to   search   through   proper   queries   into   the   local   database   of   the   user’s   PDA   (see   below   for   further   info);  

Taxonomy

:   to   surf   the   medical   taxonomy   in   order   to   look   for   objects/application   which   have   been   classified   taxonomically   by   the   system   (see   below   for   further   info);  

Open…:

  to   open   directly   a   file   the   user   knows   he   has   in   his   own  

PDA   memory   (see   below   for   further   info);  

 

Please   note   that   Mobile   Medicine   application:   

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 can   search   and   classify   files   already   included   in   the   user’s   PDA  

  and   it   can   show   them   in   a   well   organized   way   in   this   first   page  

(the   user   can   scroll   on   the   left   or   below,   using   his   finger)   or   in   other   search   pages   depending   on   the   criteria   selected   from   the  

MENU   which   is   placed   on   the   bottom   of   the   page   on   the   right.

  As   default   value,   the   graphic   display   is   only   alphabetical,   which   means   according   to   title/filename.

  The   user   can   enable   the   scrolling   on   the   left,   simply   accessing  

Settings

  and   putting   there   a   number   greater   than   three   columns.

  By   default   this   option   is   off.

  

Do   not   switch   off   the   PDA;   after   some   few   minutes   the   first   objects   will   be   classified.

  From   MENU   the   user   can   select   HOME   to   refresh   this   page   and   see   what   are   the   objects   the   system   has   just   found.

  

As   soon   as   the   icon   list   related   to   the   objects/application   programmes   appears,   the   user   can   scroll   that   list   with   his   finger   and   he   can   choose   to   see/execute   an   object/application.

  

 

What   is   recommended   is   to   leave   the   programme   on   at   least   for   5   minutes   for   the   first   time.

  This   will   enable   the   system   to   index   and   classify   all   the   files   in   the   user’s   PDA.

  The   automatic   scanning   system   of   Mobile   Medicine   can   identify   each   new   file,   whether   coming   from  

PC,   or   being   memory   direct   copy   or   anything   else.

  When   the   next   scanning   phase   is   over,   the   file   will   become   visible   with   its   icon,   it   can   be   searchable   into   the   database   and   associated   with   taxonomy   if   it   has   a   taxonomical   classification.

 

If   the   user   scrolls   the   icon   page   with   his   finger   or   using   the   scroll   bar  

(on   the   right   of   the   screen),   he   can   see   some   examples   concerning   the   several   icons   representing   categories   of   medical   contents,   according   to   the   agreed   taxonomy.

  Icons   stand   for   the   first   two   levels   of   taxonomy   which   is   the   one   described   in   the  

Appendix   of   this  

 

manual

.

  

Every   application/object   having   in   their   file   name   “Test……”   refers   to   example   content   which   will   be   removed   in   due   time   and   replaced   by   real   content.

  At   present   they   are   mere   examples   to   show   how   such   objects   can   work,   when   properly   classified,   etc.

 

If   the   user   selects   one   of   these   “test”   icons   (content/application),   the  

AXPDAPlayer   application   programme   is   invoked   to   execute   and   display   such   content.

  

 

Apart   from   these   test   contents,   there   are   some   real   demonstration   contents   such   as:  

 calc ‐ deficitidrico.mp21:   calculator  

 calc ‐ gfr.mp21:   calculator  

 calc ‐ probabilita_Emb_Polm.mp21:   calculator  

 flow ‐ bls_new.mp21:   algorithm  

ComplicanzeIABP ‐ 640x480.mp21:   slides   which   can   be   scrolled   with   a   finger  

 cura ‐ lesioni ‐ cutanee ‐ v3.mp21:   educational   content  

 video ‐ test ‐ dicenta.mp21:   video   on   asthma   and   allergy  

 video_bpco.mp21:   video   PBCO  

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Immagine_di_test_3.m21

 

Immagine_di_test_4.m21

 

 pdf ‐ bpco.m21

 

 pdf ‐ Corso_AIDS_Infermieri.m21

 

 pdf ‐ Guida_all'uso_dei_disinfettanti_e_antisettici.m21

 

 pdf ‐ MASTER.m21

 

 video ‐ Di_Centa_Bambino.m21

 

 etc.

  

Needless   to   say,   such   demonstration   contents   are   also   reported   among   the   icons/applications   of   Mobile   Medicine   with   longer   and  

  clearer   names,   much   easier   to   be   identified.

 

From   the   portal   the   user   can   download   some   other   examples   not   related   to   medicine.

  Some   of   them   have   been   inserted   to   show   in   a   better   way   the   PDA   player   capabilities   and   what   can   be   obtained   in   terms   of   interactivity   and   use:  

Audio_example_Paganini.m21

 

AudioMuseo ‐ VGAreal ‐ FS ‐ v9b ‐ new.mp21

 

 img ‐ Poznan_city_DSCN6568_2ok.mp21

 

Metadata   for   object/application   classification   and   searching  

If   the   user   selects   with   a   finger   or   a   pen   the   text   associated   to   an   icon,   the   metadata   of   the   object   itself   are   displayed.

  Metadata   are   pieces   of   information   describing   the   object:   title,   description,   authors,   data,   ID,   protection   or   not,   path   in   the   user’s   PDA,   how  

  many   times   it   has   been   used,   when   for   the   first   time,   when   for   the   last   time,   etc.

  Among   the   information:  

 taxonomical   classification  

 classification   in   terms   of   groups   on   the   Mobile   Medicine  

Such   information   is   used   to   classify   the   user’s   objects   according   to   preferences,   please   refer   to   the   screenshot   on  

settings

,   which   is  

  described   hereafter.

  

The   user   can   go   back   to   the   previous   page,   by   clicking   on   BACK   in   the   menu   on   the   bottom   of   the   page,   on   the   left.

 

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Mobile   Medicine   WEB   page  

When   choosing   the   first   Icon   WEB   in   the   main   page   of   Mobile  

 

Medicine,  

the   system   goes   to   the   Internet   connection   and   opens   the  

Internet   browser   directly   on   Mobile   Medicine   portal   (this   is   part   of   the   user   default   settings,   for   example   http://mobmed.axmedis.org

)   as   shown   in   the   left   screenshot.

  This   portal   has   many   other   functionalities   for   users   accessing   it   via   PC.

  The   Portal   User   Manual  

  for   PC   has   already   been   described   before   (see   first   pages   of   this   doc).

 

From   this   WEB   page   for   PDA,   the   user   can   (from   left   to   right,   from   top   to   bottom)   activate   some   links:  

Home:  

back   to   the   main   web ‐ page   of   Mobile   Medicine   Home   page   for   PDA,   icon   on   the   left.

 

 

Help

:   view   a   short   help;   this   service   is   not   at   present   aligned   with   the   rest   of   Mobile   Medicine   portal   (work   in   progress).

 

Upload:  

upload   a   digital   content   into   the   portal,   this   functionality   is   not   at   present   aligned   with   the   rest   of   Mobile   Medicine   portal  

(work   in   progress).

  Please   use   the   PC   version   of   the   portal   to   upload   digital   contents   meant   to   be   used   for   PDA   portal.

 

 

Update:  

download   an   updated   version   of   the   PDA   tool   with   its   related   examples.

  When   selecting   Update,   the   PDA   gets   access   to   a   page   where   different   versions   of   players   can   be   downloaded.

 

Login:   register/log  

as   user   username   e   password,   see   below;  

Search:   search   among   objects  

available   in   the   portal   according   to   related   keywords;  

See   several   dynamic   lists   of   objects:  

o

Most   downloaded:  

list   of   the   most   downloaded   files   from   the   portal,    o

Less   downloaded:  

list   of   the   less   downloaded,   o

Most   ranked:  

list   of   the   most   ranked   ones,   o

Less   ranked:

  list   of   the   less   ranked   ones,   o

My   favourite:  

most   preferred   ones   (only   if   logged   user),   o

Etc.

 

download   objects,

  the   download   is   performed   by   clicking   on   the   name/title   of   the   selected   object.

  At   present,   when   the   download   of   an   object/application   occurs,   the   system   verifies   whether   this   object   is   already   included   in   the   user's   PDA.

  If   this   is   the   case,   the   system   does   not   waste   time   in   downloading   again,   but   opens   the   object   already   included   in   the   user's   PDA.

 

Otherwise,   it   starts   downloading.

  The   recently   downloaded   object   is   automatically   inserted   into   the   PDA   local   database.

  

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Logging   in:   Mobile   Medicine   WEB   page   

From   the   WEB   page   which   can   be   accessed   through   the   user's   PDA,   it   is   possible   to   carry   out   the   registration   allowing   the   user   to   access   his   preferred   contents   and   to   mark   objects   in   the   general   pages   as   preferred,   less   preferred   and   so   on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once   registered/logged,  

the   dynamic   lists   already   described   (most   downloaded,   less   downloaded,   most   searched,   etc.)   allow   the   user   to   see   which   are   the   contents   marked   as   preferred   and   grant   the   right   to   change   such   choice   by   "unmarking"   them,   thus   removing   them   from   the   most   preferred/my   favourite   lists.

 

To   access   the   portal   as   user,   you   have   to   be   registered.

  The   registration   can   be   done   via   Internet   using   a   PC.

  During   the   registration   users   can   register   to   different   groups   and   declare   their   interests   and   specialization   fields,   etc.

  Preferred   objects   can   be   searched,   played   or   downloaded   via   PC   as   well.

 

For   each   content,   the   system   displays:  

 title,   description,   etc.

 

 number   of   downloads.

 

 ranking,   average   vote   expressed   by   users,   from   1   to   5   starlets.

 

 marked/unmarked   by   the   user  

 

 

Local   Search,   queries   within   PDA

When   choosing   second   option   of   the   first   screenshot,   namely  

Local  

Search

,   what   appears   is   the   screenshot   reported   on   your   left.

  

 

If   no   queries   have   been   carried   out,   the   screenshot   will   have   only   the   field   to   insert   the   text   to   be   searched   and   the   search   button   on   your   right.

  The   list   of   “results”   appears   only   when   a   query   is   carried   out.

 

The   reported   number   is   the   number   of   found   files/objects/   application   programmes,   which   are   displayed   as   a   list   or   as   icons,   according   to   the   selected   parameter   in   the  

Settings

.

 

The   search   is   carried   out   within   all   the   metadata   of   the   user's   objects,   including   taxonomical   data   and   filenames   of   simple   objects  

(multimedia   files)   which   are   available   in   the   PDA.

  The   data   types   to   be   indexed   can   be   defined   in   the  

Settings

.

 

 

The   search   activity

  is   carried   out   on   every   object   which   is   stored   in   the   PDA   and   which   has   been   duly   classified.

  Obviously,   if   Mobile  

Medicine   has   been   left   active   for   a   certain   lapse   of   time,   the   system   would   be   able   to   index/classify   every   content/object   and   file   available   in   the   PDA.

 

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MENU   on   right   bottom   region:

When   selecting   such   menu,   the   available   options   can   be:  

Home

:   to   go   back   to   the   first   page   of   Mobile   Medicine,   which   is   to   say   the   first   snapshot   of   this   User   Manual/table.

 

Stop   Download

:   to   stop   downloading   the   object   the   user   is   downloading   from   the   WEB   portal.

 

Settings

:   to   set   up   the   settings   of   Mobile   Medicine   as   to   visualization   and   running   functionalities.

 

Statistics

:   to   see   statistical   data   on   how   the   object   indexing/classification   is   going   on   within   the   Mobile   Medicine  

  system   on   the   user's   PDA,   or   to   see   the   status   of   your   own   personal   Mobile   Medicine.

  

Reset

:   to   set   at   zero   /   to   clear   the   history   of   the   user's   database,   going   back   to   the   default   set ‐ up   conditions.

  This   functionality   cancels   most   statistical   information   and   most   information   on   organization,   as   described   in   the   Statistics   section.

 

About

  to   have   a   set   of   information   on   the   application   programme   creation   and   its   version.

 

Exit

:   to   exit   Mobile   Medicine.

 

Statistics   on   the   PDA   usage

When   selecting   from  

MENU ‐ >Statistics

,   the   user   can   see   a   set   of   statistical   information   on   the   organization   task   done   by   the   file   organizer   Mobile   Medicine,   as   reported   below:  

Number   of   MPEG ‐ 21   objects   in   the   PDA   database.

 

Number   of   items   in   the   model   taxonomy   (i.e.

  376).

 

Number   of   complete   scanning   operations   made   on   the   user's  

PDA   to   search   objects   and   files;   scanning   means   to   perform   a   complete   inspection   of   the   user's   PDA.

  Only   after   the   first   complete   scanning   is   done,   all   the   files   in   the   PDA   will   be   found.

  

Number   of   identified   files   (i.e.

  606).

 

Number   of   analysed   directories   (i.e.

  47).

 

Number   of   analysed   MPEG ‐ 21   files.

 

Number   of   new   added   MPEG ‐ 21   files.

 

Number   of   new   generic   files   added   to   the   database   (the   added   files   are   only   those   having   a   filename   extension   which   is   listed   in  

settings

,   see  

settings

  for   any   change).

 

Number   of   cancelled   files:   when   a   new   scanning   occurs   and   some   files   are   no   longer   there,   such   files   are   deleted   also   from   the   database   and   they   are   no   longer   visible   as   icons   in   the   interface,   lists   and   queries.

 

Number   of   invalid   MPEG ‐ 21   files   (i.e.

  5).

 

 

Noteworthy   is   that   the   automatic   scanning   system   of   Mobile  

Medicine   can   identify   each   and   every   new   added   file,   either   coming   from   PC   or   being   memory   direct   copy   or   whatever   else.

  When   the   next   scanning   occurs,   such   file   will   be   added   into   the   database   of  

Mobile   Medicine,   it   will   have   its   own   icon,   it   could   be   searchable   into   the   database   and   it   will   be   associated   to   taxonomy   values   if   it   has   been   given   a   taxonomical   classification   (this   means   that   when   realized,   such   file   has   been   provided   with   a   precise   taxonomy).

 

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Taxonomical   search   on   PDA

 

When   deciding   to   surf   Taxonomy   from   the   first   page   of   Mobile  

Medicine,   the   resulting   page   is   as   the   screenshot   on   the   left.

  In   the   upper   part   of   the   page,   there   is   the   taxonomy,   the   medical   taxonomy   agreed   upon   and   reported   in   the   Appendix.

  In   the   lower   part   there   are   the   objects   associated   to   such   taxonomy,   with   the   related   node   shown   in   the   first   line   and   related   children   of   that   node.

 

 

In   this   way   the   taxonomical   search   can   display   all   the   objects   related   to   a   certain   classification,   from   more   generic   to   more   detailed   ones.

 

Noteworthy   is   that   some   objects   can   be   added   to   different   multiple   points   of   the   taxonomy.

  This   means   such   objects   can   have   a   multiple  

  classification,   they   can   be   found   with   different   paths,   but   they   will   never   appear   twice   in   the   same   list.

 

The   user   can   surf   the   taxonomy   by   simply   selecting   the   line   containing   the   item   itself,   or   he   can   go   back   selecting   the   preferred   layer   in   the   taxonomical   structure,   as   reported   in   the   upper   part   of   the   page.

 

 

In   the   lower   part,   the   user   can   see   the   list   of   objects/   application.

  For   each   object   there   is   some   basic   information.

  This   list   can   be   scrolled   with   a   finger.

  Depending   on  

Settings

  (as   usually   from  

Menu ‐

>settings

)   it   is   possible   to   shift   display   options   from   lists   to   icons   and   vice   versa   and   the   user   can   also   choose   the   object   displaying   criteria:   alphabetical,   from   most   viewed   to   less   viewed,   etc.

 

In   the   example   reported   on   the   left,   the   screenshot   displays   what   surfing   into   taxonomy   is   like,   after   finger   scrolling.

  The   system   has   the   taxonomy   fields   scrolled   high   above   the   page,   thus   clearing   some   space   for   the   results   of   the   taxonomical   query.

 

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SETTINGS,   default   settings   for   PDA   Mobile   Medicine  

In   the   screenshot   on   the   left,   the   user   can   see   all   the   settings   from  

menu ‐ >setting  

within   Mobile   Medicine   application.

  Settings   have   the   following   meaning:  

WEB   Url

:   web   site   opened   by   clicking   on   the   world   WEB   icon   from   the   first   page   of   Mobile   Medicine.

 

MaxObjs   in   main   page

:   number   of   max   icons   to   be   collected   and   displayed   on   the   first   scroll   page   of   Mobile   Medicine.

  The   user   can   insert   the   number   of   objects/application   programme   he  

  would   like   to   enjoy.

 

Max   Cols   in   main   page

:   number   of   max   columns   to   be   used   to   display   icons   in   the   first   page.

  If   this   setting   is   more   than   3,   i.e.

 

10,   then   there   will   be   10   columns   and   icons   could   be   scrolled   with   a   finger,   also   horizontally,   as   if   turning   over   the   pages.

 

Main   Page   sort   Order:

  icon   order   in   the   first   page   of   Mobile  

Medicine,   depending   on   the   user's   behaviour.

  Mobile   Medicine   is   of   great   help   in   putting   application/objects   and   user's   files   in   order.

  Possible   values   can   be   as   follows:    o

Alpha

:   alphabetical   order,   simply   based   on   the   object   title   or   filenames,   when   it   comes   to   files.

  o

Most   recently   used

:   from   most   recently   used   to   less   recently   used.

  o

Less   recently   used

:   from   less   recently   used   to   most   recently   used.

  o

Most   used:

  from   most   used   to   less   used;   this   is   the   best   solution   for   users   preferring   to   have   most   used   objects   within   reach.

   o

Less   used

:   from   less   used   to   most   used;   this   can   help   to   understand   which   are   the   files   the   user   has   neglected   more.

  o

Taxonomy

:   files   are   ordered   and   displayed   according   to   taxonomical   criteria.

  o

Format

:   depending   on   format,   namely   audio,   video,   images,   documents,   cross ‐ media,   etc.

 

Results   sort   Order

:   possible   icon   order   in   the   pages   displaying   query   results.

  Possible   values   are   the   same   as   those   reported   above.

 

Results   View:

  this   option   allows   to   set   the   display   of   results   in   the   taxonomy   surfing,   as   either   “list”   or   “icon”.

  The   default   value   is  

list

.

  

Scan   Wait   time

:   time   (in   seconds)   elapsing   between   a   scanning   operation   and   the   next   one;   values   greater   than

  200   are   recommended,   if   the   user   has   many   objects   and   a   2   Gbyte   SDD.

  

Scan   path

:   starting   point   for   the   scanning   operation   (file   and   application   search   into   the   user's   PDA).

  Each   directory,   being   located   under   that   starting   point,   is   scanned.

  To   use   “\”   means   scanning   the   entire   device.

  If   scanning   has   to   be   limited   only   to   the   SSD   (external   memory),   this   can   be   done   by   simply   writing   the   name   of   that   memory   into   the   system,   for   example   “\SD   card\”   or   whatever.

  This   depends   on   the   PDA   device   the   user   owns.

  To   leave   unchanged   the   “\”   option   is   the   best  

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File   Types

:   in   this   field   the   user   can   insert   all   the   kinds   of  

  filename   extension   he   would   like   to   index,   always   separated   by   commas.

  For   example:   “pdf,mp3,gif,jpg,png,avi,mov,mpg”.

  These   kinds   of   file   can   be   classified   and   inserted   into   the   local   database   of   the   PDA,   while   a   specific   icon   is   used   to   represent   them   together   with   other   files   (they   will   be   searchable   via   their   filename   or   part   of   it).

  For   such   files   user   actions   can   be   tracked,   as   well   as   how   many   times   they   have   been   picked   up   by   the   user,   the   date   of   such   action   and   so   forth.

  The   display   of   such   files   is   carried   out   by   means   of   specific   players   which   are   part   of   the   mobile   device.

  On   such   grounds   it   may   occur   that   some   files   cannot   be   enjoyed   nor   displayed   or   the   viewer   tool   cannot   bring   them   to   the   front   page   of   the   user's   PDA,   thus   letting   the   content   behind   Mobile   Medicine   screenshot.

  Such   aspects   cannot   be   managed   by   Mobile   Medicine,   because   they   depend   on   the   user's   PDA   operating   system.

 

Each   change   made   by   the   user   among   such   settings   has   to   be   saved   by   clicking   on   the   SAVE   command/button,   as   reported   at   the   foot   of   the   setting   page   and   in   this   section's   screenshot   as   example.

 

As   to   1.7

  version   or   any   later   versions,   there   are   other   parameters   for   the   automatic   update   of   each   mini ‐ application   programme   and   content.

  These   features   are   not   currently   in   use,   that   is   why   they   have   not   been   described   here.

  

Direct   Open   File   on PDA

If   choosing   the   icon   and   the   OPEN   command   from   the   1st   page   of  

Mobile   Medicine,   a   window   opens   and   it   is   like   the   screenshot   on   the   left.

  This   window   allows   a   direct   access   into   the   PDA   surfing   function,   so   as   to   identify   the   file   the   user   would   like   to   open.

  He   can:  

Choose   a   directory

  (only   first   level   directories   are   displayed,   according   to   Windows   Mobile   standard.

  For   this   reason,   the   user   is   requested   to   store   objects   into   the   first   level   directories   of   his  

SD   memory).

 

Choose   a   file

,   among   AXM   and   MP21   or   Mp21,   namely   Mobile  

Medicine   objects'   extension,   but   also   among   simple   and   direct   files,   already   defined   into   settings   as   files   to   be   searched.

  For   example   PDF   files   or   others.

 

 

Once   the   file   has   been   retrieved,   its   selection   by   the   user   means:  

to   insert   the   file   into   the   database

,   whether   not   yet   included,   either   this   is   a   simple   file   or   a   Mobile   Medicine   application   programme.

  

to   open   a   proper   player

,   in   order   to   execute   and   enjoy   the   file.

 

Such   player   could   be   the   AXPDA   Player   installed   into   the   user's  

PDA   or   Windows   Media   Player   or   any   other   player   the   user   has   in   his   mobile   device.

  Depending   on   the   file   type,   Mobile   Medicine   can   open   for   the   user   the   right   player.

  Sometimes   the   automatically   selected   player   cannot   bring   the   file   to   the   front   page   of   the   user   mobile   device,   thus   letting   the   file   content   behind   Mobile   Medicine   screenshot.

  This   is   a   problem   far   beyond   the   control   of   Mobile   Medicine   producers,   since   it  

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to   track   the   play   actions,

  so   as   to   provide   the   user   with   the  

  chance   to   see   that   object   as   an   icon   displayed   into   the   general   list   of   most   used,   most   recently   used,   etc.

  within   the   first   page   of  

Mobile   Medicine.

  

Protected   objects   on   PDA

Icons   with   padlock   allow   the   user   to   identify   immediately   protected   files.

  They   are   MPEG ‐ 21   files   which   are   for   some   reasons   protected  

  by   DRM.

  See   http://www.axmedis.org

  for   further   reference.

 

To   get   access   to   /enjoy   a   protected   file,   the   user   has   to   be   authorised   by   means   of   a   specific   licence.

 

 

 

PDA

 

icon

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kinds

 

of

 

digital

 

content

PDA   Audio,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   

Single   audio   file   for   PDA,   for   example:   mp3,   etc.

 

Document,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21  

PDF   Document  

Image,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21  

Image   :   the   icon   is   taken   from   the   content   image   itself  

Image:   generic   icon   for   single   image   file:   png,   gif,   bmp,   jpg,   etc.

 

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Video,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21  

 

 

Video:   the   icon   is   a   film   still   picture   taken   from   the   video   itself   (internally   an  

MPEG ‐ 4)   

Single   video   file,   generic   icon:   avi.

  Mpg,   mov,   etc.

 

 

AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   format  

 

Cross   media,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   format  

 

AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   format,   protected   object

 

 

 

General

 

icons

 

Functionalities

 

in

 

the

 

1st

 

page

 

of

 

Mobile

 

Medicine

 

for

 

PDA

 

Open   Mobile   Medicine   Portal   from   PDA  

 

Open   a   file,   after   searching   it   on   PDA  

 

Search   and   surf   the   classification   according   to   taxonomical   values.

 

 

Full   text   research   of   objects   in   the   PDA  

 

 

 

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Player,

 

su

 

PDA

 

The   cross   media   player   of   Mobile   Medicine   is   the   AXPDAPlayer.exe

  which   is   installed   together   with   Mobile  

Medicine's   CAB.

  This   cross   media   player   can   execute,   display   and   manage   the   interaction   with   the   user   of  

MPEG ‐ 21   files   which   have   digital   elements,   metadata   and   icons:  

 

simple   files   such   as:

  video,   audio,   documents,   images;  

complex   files

:    o calculators   realized   in   SMIL   and/or   HTML   o flow   streams/procedures   realized   in   SMIL   and/or   HTML.

  An   object   generator   for   procedures/algorithms   has   been   realized   to   fit   such   purpose,   which   allows   from   a   building   block   based   process   flow   chart   to   produce   the   flux   in   a   graphical   way;   an   example   is   the   BLS   procedure.

  o interactive   tools   such   as   the   audio ‐ guide   of   the   National   Museum   of   Musical   Instruments   in  

Rome.

  The   audio ‐ guide   is   provided   among   the   examples.

  o

Slide   sequences   synchronized   with   the   user's   audio   files,   etc.

 

To   get   a   brief   description   of   the   AXMEDIS   content   production   model,   please   refer   to   the   completely   public   set   of   documents   which   is   accessible   on   the   AXMEDIS   portal.

 

Whenever   necessary,   the   AXPDAplayer   is   directly   executed   by   Mobile   Medicine.

  The   user   can   close   such   player,   when   he   has   finished   with   an   application:   it   will   be   Mobile   Player   to   open   it   again   on   behalf   of   the   user,   whenever   necessary.

  It   is   also   possible   to   enable   the   player   directly   from  

Start

programmes

  by   choosing   the   related   AXPDAPlayer   icon.

 

How   to   open   AXPDAPlayer.

  After   this   screenshot   the   user   has   to   choose   some   actions   from   the   menu   File   on   the   bottom   left   part   of   the   page.

 

 

Possible   tasks   to   be   executed   via   the   menu   on   the   left:  

Open

  to   open   a   file.

 

About

  to   know   the   version   and   status   of   the   AXPDAplayer.

 

Certification

:   this   is   the   procedure   necessary   to   certify   the   player,   whenever   using   protected   objects.

 

Exit  

to   close   the   player  

 

The   tasks   of   the   right   side   menu   are   as   follows.

  

 

 

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Open   a   File  

As   already   explained,   same   mode:   it   opens   a   file   selected   among   first   level   directories   of   the   user’s   PDA   and   memory   card.

  To   define   the   file   type,   the  

  user   selects   the   corresponding   filename   extensions.

 

 

Files   which   can   be   opened   and   executed   by   the   AXPDA   player   are   those   having   filename   extension   as:   AXM,   MP21,   M21.

 

 

 

Play   a   video/audio   file  

The   player   can   shift   to  

Full ‐ screen   display   or   go   out   from   this   display   mode  

simply   by:  

 selecting   that   command   from   the   menu   on   the   right;  

 pushing   the   central   button   of   the   arrow   pad   on   the   user's   PDA  

/smartphone;  

 a   finger   /   pen   light   pressure   on   the   screen   for   few   seconds;  

 an   automatic   full ‐ screen   display   option,   which   occurs   for   any   full ‐ screen   content   (in   SMIL).

  This   will   enable   full ‐ screen   option   automatically   on   behalf   of   the   user.

 

 

The   player   can  

rotate

  screen   and   related   display   (from   vertical   to   horizontal   one   and   vice   versa)   through:  

 the   arrow   placed   on   the   user's   PDA   left/right   keypad;  

 auto ‐ sensing   systems,   for   the   device’s   physical;  

 keyboard   self   opening   as   it   occurs   in   HTC   or   in   any   other   devices   having   a   retractable   keyboard.

 

 

Screen   rotation   can   be   combined   with   full ‐ screen   mode.

  Both   rotation   and  

Full ‐ Screen   work   in   AXMEDIS   object   play   mode:  

Video/audio,   MPEG ‐ 4  

Interactive   HTML   contents,   as   well   as   SMIL   images,   etc  

The   player   can:   pause,   stop,   play,   etc.

 

 

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The   player   can   rotate   screen   and   related   display   (from   vertical   to   horizontal   one   and   vice   versa)   through   the   arrow   placed   on   the   user's   PDA   left/right   keypad.

  Screen   change   can   be   combined   with   full ‐ screen   mode.

  Such   screen   rotation   can   be   enabled   also   by   auto ‐ sensing   systems   or   when   opening   the   keyboard   as   it   occurs   in   HTC.

 

AXPDAPlayer

FULL

 

SCREEN

 

 

 

 

The   AXPDAplayer   can   automatically   go   in   Full   Screen   mode,   whenever   the   content   to   be   opened   (in   SMIL)   has   such   a   great   size   to   require   full   screen   mode.

  An   example,   which   is   provided   within   this   package,   is   the   audio ‐ guide   of   the   National   Museum   of   Musical   Instruments   in   Rome.

  The   player   can   exit   the   Full ‐ screen   mode,   by   simply   using   the   same   commands   reported   above:   pushing   the   central   button   of   the   arrow   pad   on   the   PDA   or   finger   /  

  pen   pressure   on   the   screen   for   some   few   seconds.

 

Furthermore,   the   player   can   be   forced   to   stay   in   Full ‐ screen   mode   if   a   peculiar   command   is   inserted   into   the   player   settings.

  This   mode   allows   to   provide   the   user   with   a   robust   solution,   since   the   application   programme   cannot   be   closed   inadvertently,   but   only   intentionally,   which   means   by   switching   off   the   PDA   or   by   resetting   the   device..

 

 

 

 

 

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ECLAP

 

for

 

iPhone

 

NOTE:

  Please   note   that   actually   a   specific   Organizer   for   iPhone for   ECLAP   BPNET   users   has   not   been   yet   realised.

    It   will   be   developed   in   the   following   few   months.

  For   the   moment   it   is   possible   to   use   the   application   called   Mobile   Medicine   for   iPhone   with   the   same   functionalities   shown   below   and   available   for   free   download   in   the   App   Store.

 

To   access   the   ECLAP   BPNET   portal   from   the   Mobile   Medicine   for   iPhone,   it   is   necessary   to   change   a   setting   in   the   device.

  Starting   from   the   general   settings   of   the   iPhone   device  

(accessibile   by   clicking   the  

Settings

  icon   on   the   main   iPhone   menu),   change   the  

Ax   Web  

Browser   Home   Page

  in   http://bpnet.eclap.eu

.

 

 

Mobile   Medicine   for   iPhone/iPad   is   an   application   programme   searching   files   inside   the   user’s   iPhone   and   organizing   them   into   icons   and/or   lists;   the   application   can   show   to   the   user   the   retrieved   files   via   icons,   in   a   simple   and   easy   to   enjoy   way.

  The   functionalities   of   the   App   are   very   similar   to   those   available   in   the   Mobile   Medicine   application   for   PDA   Windows   Mobile.

 

The   Mobile   Medicine   App   for   iPhone   is   available   for   free   in   the   AppStore.

  http://itunes.apple.com/it/app/mobile ‐ medicine/id359865882?mt=8   

Mobile   Medicine   for   iPhone   allows   to   the   user   to   access   directly   to   the   BPNET   portal   in   the   same   way   available   on   a   common   PC,   so   that   the   user   can   directly   access   to   the   resources   available   on   the   portal.

  The   app   allows   the   access   to   any   kind   of   digital   content   like   video,   audio,   images   and   documents,   but   also   to   complex   and   interactive   content   like   interactive   curses,   procedures,   etc.

 

Contents   can   be   played   in   streaming   or   downloaded   for   an   off ‐ line   access.

 

Start   page   of   Mobile   Medicine:

 

When   executed   the   Mobile   Medicine   for   iPhone   firstly   shown   the   list   of   content   available   on   the   device.

 

 

The   starting   page   shows   a   set   of   commands   on   the   top   and   three   icons   at   the   bottom,   representing   service   functionalities.

  The   three   icons   on   the   bottom   are   (see   the   image   on   the   left):  

  Objects:  

visualize   the   list   of   objects   and   content   available   in   the   device   and   allows   to   make   queries   in   the   local   database   of   the   iPhone   (for   the   use   see   below);  

Browser

:   to   get   access   to   the   Web   Pages   of   the   Mobile   Medicine   site,   http://mobmed.axmedis.org

  (see   below   for   further   info);  

Taxonomy

:   to   surf   the   medical   taxonomy   in   order   to   look   for   objects/application   which   have   been   classified   taxonomically   by  

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  the   system   (see   below   for   further   info);  

 

Please   note   that   the   App   Mobile   Medicine  

can   search   and   classify   files   already   included   in   the   user’s   iPhone   and   it   can   show   them   in   a   well   organized   way   in   this   first   page   (the   user   can   scroll   below   using   his   finger).

  As   default   value,   the   graphic   display   is   only   alphabetical,   which   means   according   to   title/filename.

 

 

If   the   user   scrolls   the   page   with   his   finger,   he   can   see   some   examples   concerning   the   several   icons   representing   categories   in   the   domain   area,   according   to   the   agreed   taxonomy.

  Icons   stand   for   the   first   two   levels   of   taxonomy   which   is   the   one   described   in   the  

Appendix   of   this   manual

.

  

 

In   the   iPhone   App   some   objects   to   be   used   as   real   examples   are   included.

  they   are:   

ACLS:   algorithm    

Algoritmo   Bradicardia:   algorithm    

Calcolo   peso   forma:   calculator  

Classificazione   Neurologica:   calculator  

EGA  ‐  Emogasanalisi:   slide   show   by   using   a   finger  

Il   fegato:   image   

Mobile   Medicine   short   presentation:   video  

Procedura   Prevenzione   e   Gestione   Lesioni   da   compressione:   procedure  

Protocolli   Farmaci   Dip.

  Cuore   e   Vasi:   calculatori  

Tachicardia   con   polso:   algorithm   

Valutazione   stato   di   Coscienza,   GCS:   procedure  

Needless   to   say,   such   demonstration   contents   are   also   reported   among   the   icons/applications   of   Mobile   Medicine   with   longer   and   clearer   names,   much   easier   to   be   identified.

 

From   the   portal   the   user   can   download   some   other   examples   not   related   to   medicine.

 

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Metadata   for   object/application   classification   and   searching  

If   the   user   selects   the   text   associated   to   an   icon,   the   metadata   of   the   object   itself   are   displayed.

  Metadata   are   pieces   of   information   describing   the   object:   title,   description,   authors,   data,   ID,   protection   or   not,   path   in   the   user’s   PDA,   how   many   times   it   has   been   used,  

  when   for   the   first   time,   when   for   the   last   time,   etc.

  Among   the   information   also   the   taxonomical   classification   is   available.

 

The   user   can   go   back   to   the   previous   page,   by   clicking   on   the   Object   button   on   the   top   left.

  

 

 

 

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Mobile   Medicine   Web   Page

 

 

 

 

When   choosing   the   icon   Browser   in   the   main   page   of   Mobile  

Medicine   App,  

the   system   goes   to   the   Internet   connection   and   opens   the   Internet   browser   directly   on   Mobile   Medicine   portal   (this   is   part   of   the   user   default   settings,   for   example   http://mobmed.axmedis.org

)   as   shown   in   the   left   screenshot.

  This   portal   has   many   other   functionalities   for   users   accessing   it   via   PC.

  The   User   Manual   of   the  

Portal   for   PC   has   already   been   described   before   (see   first   pages   of   this  

  document).

 

From   this   WEB   page   for   iPhone,   the   user   can   (from   left   to   right,   from   top   to   bottom)   activate   some   links:  

 

Home:  

back   to   the   main   web ‐ page   of   Mobile   Medicine   Home   page   for   iPhone,   icon   on   the   left.

 

 

Help

:   view   a   short   help;   this   service   is   not   at   present   aligned   with   the   rest   of   Mobile   Medicine   portal   (work   in   progress).

 

Upload:  

upload   a   digital   content   into   the   portal,   this   functionality   is   not   at   present   aligned   with   the   rest   of   Mobile   Medicine   portal  

(work   in   progress).

  Please   use   the   PC   version   of   the   portal   to   upload   digital   contents   meant   to   be   used   for   iPhone   portal.

 

Player

:   not   available   on   iPhone.

  If   the   user   clicks   on   this   item,   an   error   message   will   be   shown.

 

 

Login:   register/log  

as   user   username   e   password,   see   below;  

Search:   search   among   objects  

available   in   the   portal   according   to   related   keywords;  

See   several   dynamic   lists   of   objects:  

o

Popular:  

list   of   the   most   downloaded   files   from   the   portal,   o

Less   popular:  

list   of   the   less   downloaded,   o

Top   rated:  

list   of   the   most   ranked   ones,   o

My   favourite:  

most   preferred   ones   (only   if   logged   user),   o

My   playlist

:   (only   if   logged   user)   o

Suggested   Content

:   (only   if   logged   user)   o

Content   of   colleagues

:   (only   if   logged   user)   o

My   group

s:   (only   if   logged   user)   o

Search   results.

 

download   objects,

  the   download   is   performed   by   clicking   on   the   name/title   of   the   selected   object.

  At   present,   when   the   download   of   an   object/application   occurs,   the   system   verifies   whether   this  

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object   is   already   included   in   the   user's   iPhone.

  If   this   is   the   case,  

  the   system   does   not   waste   time   in   downloading   again,   but   opens   the   object   already   included   in   the   user's   iPhone.

  Otherwise,   it   starts   downloading.

  The   recently   downloaded   object   is   automatically   inserted   into   the   iPhone   local   database.

  

Login

 

on

 

Mobile

 

Medicine

 

WEB

 

page

  

 

 

 

 

 

From   the   WEB   page   which   can   be   accessed   through   the   user's   iPhone,   it   is   possible   to   carry   out   the   registration   allowing   the   user   to   access   his   preferred   contents   and   to   mark   objects   in   the   general   pages   as  

  preferred,   less   preferred   and   so   on.

  

 

 

 

Once   successfully   filled   in   the   login   information,   the   page   with   information   related   to   the   user   profile   are   shown.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Once   registered/logged,  

the   dynamic   lists   already   described   (most   downloaded,   less   downloaded,   most   searched,   etc.)   allow   the   user   to   see   which   are   the   contents   marked   as   preferred   and   grant   the   right   to   change   such   choice   by   "unmarking"   them,   thus   removing   them   from   the   most   preferred/my   favourite   lists.

 

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To   access   the   portal   as   user,   you   have   to   be   registered.

  The   registration   can   be   done   via   Internet   using   a   PC.

  During   the   registration   users   can   register   to   different   groups   and   declare   their   interests   and   specialization   fields,   etc.

  Preferred   objects   can   be   searched,   played   or   downloaded   via   PC   as   well   or   PDA.

 

 

For   each   content,   the   system   displays:  

 title,   description,   etc.;  

 number   of   downloads,  

 ranking,   average   vote   expressed   by   users,   from   1   to   5   starlets;  

 marked/unmarked   by   the   user;  

Local   Search,   queries   within   l’iPhone  

The   empty   field   on   the   top   of   the   main   page   allows   to   perform   full   text   search   of   content   available   on   the   device.

  

  

If   no   queries   have   been   carried   out,   the   screenshot   will   have   only   the   field   to   insert   the   text   to   be   searched   and   the   search   button   on   your   right.

  The   list   of   “results”   appears   only   when   a   query   is   carried   out.

 

 

 

 

The   search   is   carried   out   within   all   the   metadata   of   the   user's   objects,   including   taxonomical   data   and   filenames   of   simple   objects  

(multimedia   files)   which   are   available   in   the   device.

 

Query   results   can   be   sorted   by   pressing   the   button   on   the   top   right.

 

The   list   of   results   can   be   sorted   by:   file   size,   title   (alphabetic   order),   number   of   play,   last   opened,   file   extension.

 

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Taxonomical   search   on   iPhone

 

When   deciding   to   navigate   Taxonomy   from   the   first   page   of   Mobile  

Medicine,   the   resulting   page   is   as   the   screenshot   on   the   left.

  In   the   upper   part   of   the   page,   there   is   the   taxonomy,   the   medical   taxonomy   agreed   upon   and   reported   in   the   Appendix.

  In   the   lower   part   there   are   the   objects   associated   to   such   taxonomy,   with   the   related   node   shown   in   the   first   line   and   related   children   of   that   node.

 

 

In   this   way   the   taxonomical   search   can   display   all   the   objects   related   to   a   certain   classification,   from   more   generic   to   more   detailed   ones.

 

Noteworthy   is   that   some   objects   can   be   added   to   different   multiple   points   of   the   taxonomy.

  This   means   such   objects   can   have   a   multiple  

  classification,   they   can   be   found   with   different   paths,   but   they   will   never   appear   twice   in   the   same   list.

 

The   user   can   surf   the   taxonomy   by   simply   selecting   the   line   containing   the   item   itself,   or   he   can   go   back   selecting   the   preferred   layer   in   the   taxonomical   structure,   as   reported   in   the   upper   part   of   the   page.

 

 

In   the   lower   part,   the   user   can   see   the   list   of   objects/   application.

  For   each   object   there   is   some   basic   information.

  This   list   can   be   scrolled   with   a   finger.

 

SETTINGS,   default   settings   for   Mobile   Medicine   iPhone  

Starting   from   the   general   settings   of   the   iPhone   device   (accessibile   by   clicking   the   Settings   icon   on   the   main   iPhone   menu),   the   Mobile  

Medicine   App   settings   are   available.

  

 

 

 

Two   are   the   available   settings   that   can   be   modified:  

 

Ax   File   Manager   Order   Type:

  this   parameter   defines   the   order   of   the   content   in   the   start   page   of   the   application   on   the   basis   of   the   user   behavior.

   The   application   can   be   a   great   help   to   manintain   in   order   objects   and   file   in   the   device.

  Possible   values   are:   o

By   Title

:   alphabetic   order   on   the   basis   of   the   object   title   or   file   name   in   case   of   single   resources.

   o

By   Size

:   list   sort   on   the   basis   of   the   file   size.

  o

By   Use   count:

  list   sort   starting   from   the   most   viewed   object   to   the   less   viewed.

  Useful   to   have   the   list   of   mostly   useful   objects.

   o

By   Last   use

:   content   sort   by   a   chronologic   order.

  

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By   File   type

:   content   sort   on   the   basis   of   the   file   type,  

  typically   audio,   video,   images,   documents,   coss   media,   etc.

 

Ax   Web   Broser   Home   Page

:   link   to   the   homepage   of   the   BPNET.

 

  

Objects   Download   on   iPhone

 

 

 

 

By   accessing   with   the   Browser   to   the   BPNET   Web   page   it   is   possible   to   see   the   list   of   available   content   on   the   Portal.

  the   user   can   decide   to   play   the   content   by   using   a   streaming   modality,   or   he   can   decide   to   download   the   same   content   on   the   device   so   that   it   can   be   visualized   in   off ‐ line   without   to   be   connected   on   internet.

 

 

To   download   a   content,   the   user   has   to   click   on   the   cyan   button   named   “Download”     available   below   the   big   preview   image   when   a  

  content   has   been   selected,   as   shown   in   the   figure   on   the   left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The   next   screen   allows   to   confirm   the   download   of   the   content   on   the   device.

 

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During   the   download   phase   the   percentage   of   fulfillment   is   shown   and   constantly   updated   (see   the   example   in   the   figure   on   the   left).

 

  When   the   download   has   been   completed,   the   new   object   is   added   in   content   list   in   the   main   page   and   can   be   opened   and   played   in   the   same   manner   explained   before.

 

  

 

 

 

Delete   objects   fron   the   iPhone

 

In   the   main   page   of   the   iPhone   App,   a   button   named  

Modify

  is   present   on   the   top   left.

  It   allows   to   delete   objects   available   on   the  

  device   in   case   they   are   considered   not   interested   yet.

 

To   delete   an   object,   press   the  

Modify

  button   in   the   top   left   of   the  

Objects

  tab.

  The   list   of   content   will   be   shown   with   a   red   symbol   on   the   left   of   each   line,   as   shown   in   the   image   on   left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

To   select   the   content   to   be   delete,   the   user   has   to   click   on   the   red   symbol   at   the   beginning   of   each   line.

  A   new   red   button   “

Delete

”   to   confirm   the   operation   will   appear   and   by   clicking   it   the   content   will   be  

  definitively   deleted   from   the   device.

 

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iPhone   icon   Kinds   of   digital   content

PDA   Audio,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21  

 

 

Single   audio   file   for   PDA,   for   example:   mp3,   etc.

Document,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21

 

PDF   Document  

 

Image,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21

 

Image   :   the   icon   is   taken   from   the   content   image   itself  

 

Image:   generic   icon   for   single   image   file: png,   gif,   bmp,   jpg,   etc.

 

 

Video,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21

 

 

Video:   the   icon   is   a   film   still   picture   taken   from   the   video   itself   (internally   an  

MPEG ‐ 4)   

Single   video   file,   generic   icon:   avi.

  Mpg,   mov,   etc.

 

AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   format

 

Cross   media,   AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   format

 

AXMEDIS   MPEG ‐ 21   format,   protected   object

 

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Generic   buttons   Functionalities   available   on   the   main   page   of   the   App   for iPhone  

Access   to   the   BPNET   portal   from   the   iPhone  

 

Access   to   the   list   of   objects   available   in   the   iPhone  

 

Query   and   navigation   according   to   the   taxonomical   classification  

 

Full   text   search   of   objects   in   the   iPhone  

 

 

 

 

 

Deleting   objects   in   the   device  

Sort   of   query   results   per   type,   size,   number   of   play,   last   viewed,   type   of   content   information   on   the   Mobile   Medicine   App  

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Taxonomy

 

Please   note   that   the   following   is   a   first   draft   of   the   proposed   taxonomy   for   ECLAP   BPNET   and   some   changes   could   be   performed   in   the   next   months   according   to   further   refinements.

  

Genre   o

Biography   o

Comedy   o

Comic   o

Drama   o

Epic   o

Interview   o

Life   o

Lyric   o

Monography   o

Other   o

Romance   o

Sacred   o

Satire   o

Secular   o

Tragedy   o

Tragicomedy  

Historical   period   o

Archaic   o

Baroque   o

Classical   o

Contemporary   o

Greek   o

Latin   o

Medieval   o

Modern   o

Renaissance   o

Romantic  

Management   ad   organisation   o

Administrative   document   o

Calendar   o

Censor   o

Company   o

Contract   o

Coreography   o

Dissemination  

Flyer  

Invitation  

Press   review  

Theatre   program   o

Iconographic   o

Light   design   o

Note   o

Performance  

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o

Production   o

Scenography   o

Script  

Performing   Arts   o

Cinema   and   Film  

Attendance  

Cartoon  

Children  

Documentary  

Festival  

Historical  

International  

National  

Serial   o

Dance  

Ballet  

Ballroom  

Recreational  

Traditional   o

Music  

Blues  

Classic   Rock  

Classical   Music  

Country  

Dance   &   Electronic  

Folk   music  

Gospel  

Hard   Rock   &   Metal  

Jazz  

Latin   Music  

Miscellaneous  

New   Age  

Opera   &   Vocal  

Pop  

R&B  

Rap   &   Hip ‐ Hop  

Reggae  

Rock  

Soundtracks  

World   Music   o

Other  

Carnival  

Circus  

Magic  

Pantomime  

Puppets   o

Theatre  

Amateur  

Arena  

College  

Community  

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Musical  

Subject   o

Animal   o

Apocalypse   o

Artifice   o

Biology   o

Censorship   o

Cinema   o

Company   o

Conflict   o

Democracy   o

Education   o

Filiation   o

Homosexuality   o

Iconology   o

Identity   o

Inequalities   o

Inheritance   o

Integration   o

Laboratory   o

Master   class   o

Memory   o

Money   o

Multiculture   o

News   o

Nudity   o

Object   o

Pedagogy   o

Philosophy   o

Polemic   o

Possession

  o

Prison   o

Public   o

Rehearsal   o

Religion   o

Renovation   o

Research   o

Rite   o

Ritual   o

Root   o

School   o

Seminary   o

Stardom   o

Strike   o

Teenager   o

Testimony   o

Theatrical   space   o

Training   o

Transgression   o

Transmission   o

Utopy  

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o

Violence   o

War   o

Workshop  

 

 

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User

 

Profile:

 

classification

 

and

 

specializations

 

Affiliation   acronyms  

BEELD   EN   GELUID  

BELLONE  

CTA ‐ UNIROMA  

CTFR  

DSI  

ESMAE ‐ IPP  

FIFF  

IKP  

ITB  

MUZEUM  

NTUA  

ODIN  

OSZMI  

TWM  

UCAM  

UCLM  

UG  

 

UVA  

Type   of   Workplace  

Archive  

Association  

Company  

Conservatoire  

Cultural   institution  

Digital   library  

European   commission  

Foundation  

Institute  

Library  

Local   govern  

National   govern  

Promotion  

Research   center  

School  

Theater  

University  

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Other  

 

Roles  

Actor  

Administrator  

Archivist  

Assistant   director  

Composer  

Conductor  

Copyist  

Costumist  

Critic  

Dancer  

Director  

Editor   document  

General   manager  

Ict   technician  

Instrument   player  

Lawyer  

Market   manager  

Marketing  

Mechanics  

Mime  

Performer  

Phonic  

Playwright  

Professor  

Researcher  

Singer  

Student  

Tools   technician  

Video   editor  

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Acronyms

 

DOC:   document   format   for   Microsoft   Word,   Office;  

ECLAP   BPNET:   ECLAP   Best   Practice   Network;  

ISO:   International   standard   organization;  

MAC:   computer   with   Apple   MAC   OS   as   operating   system;  

MPEG:   Motion   Picture   Expert   Group;  

MPEG ‐ 21:   MPEG   standard   format   for   cross ‐ media   contents;  

OS:   Operating   system;  

PC:   personal   computer;  

PDA:   personal   device   assistant;  

PDF:   document   format   for   ACROBAT;  

PPT:   slide   format   for   Microsoft   Power   Point,   Office;  

WM:   windows   mobile;  

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