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ACM Transactions on the Web (TWEB), Volume 7 Issue 1, March 2013

Measuring the Visual Complexities of Web Pages
Ou Wu, Weiming Hu, Lei Shi
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/2435215.2435216

Visual complexities (VisComs) of Web pages significantly affect user experience, and automatic evaluation can facilitate a large number of Web-based applications. The construction of a model for measuring the VisComs of Web pages requires the...

Progress on Website Accessibility?
Vicki L. Hanson, John T. Richards
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/2435215.2435217

Over 100 top-traffic and government websites from the United States and United Kingdom were examined for evidence of changes on accessibility indicators over the 14-year period from 1999 to 2012, the longest period studied to date. Automated...

A Comprehensive Study of Techniques for URL-Based Web Page Language Classification
Eda Baykan, Monika Henzinger, Ingmar Weber
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/2435215.2435218

Given only the URL of a Web page, can we identify its language? In this article we examine this question. URL-based language classification is useful when the content of the Web page is not available or downloading the content is a waste of...

HTML Automatic Table Layout
Kim Marriott, Peter Moulder, Nathan Hurst
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/2435215.2435219

Automatic layout of tables is required in online applications because of the need to tailor the layout to the viewport width, choice of font, and dynamic content. However, if the table contains text, minimizing the height of the table for a fixed...