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n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
A collection of files existing in various digital media, such as text, graphic images, and audio and video recordings, that are connected together by hyperlinks.
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(Computer Science) computer software and hardware that allows users to interact with text, graphics, sound, and video, each of which can be accessed from within any of the others. Compare hypertext
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(ˈhaɪ pərˌmi di ə)
(usu. with a sing. v.) a system in which various forms of information, as data, text, graphics, video, and audio, are linked together by a hypertext program.
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Noun1.hypermedia - a multimedia system in which related items of information are connected and can be presented together
multimedia, multimedia system - transmission that combine media of communication (text and graphics and sound etc.)
object-oriented database management system - a database management system designed to manage an object-oriented database
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Page contents are delivered to the hypermedia system, which is responsible for interpreting and exhibiting them.
These beliefs are reflected in the text Hyperlearning: Where Projects, Inquiry and Technology Meet, where authors Wilhelm and Friedemann explore the use of hypermedia as a way to support the attainment of `both rich conceptual learning and more powerful procedures for learning, reading and composing'.
"The Internet has engendered a new breed of business professional, namely, the Internet architect," said Richard Landry, chairman and CEO of Hypermedia Communications, Inc.
All three Insignia web sites were developed by New York-based Blue Hypermedia.
Hypertext and hypermedia are core concepts of the way we read, write, and access information in the electronic age.
Since 1999, HyperMedia has been engaging customers with static in-store branding.
Regarding cognitive style, for example, in the Field Dependence--Independence -FDI- dimension, most of the studies show that field independent novices, when interacting with hypermedia environments, organize and process information more efficiently and obtain greater LAs in comparison to their field dependent classmates (Alomyan, 2004; Altun & Cakan, 2006; Chen & Macredie, 2002; Handal & Herrington, 2004; Lopez-Vargas & Valencia-Vallejo, 2012).
Translation underpins and tacitly plays out in this meta-field, she argues, especially in the case of rhetoric, which is itself a metaprocess, metadiscipline, and metatheory.Among her topics are literary translation: conceptualizing and practices, translation as heuristics and hermeneutics, interpretation as translation: case studies, rhetoric in translation, translation and online new media (hypermedia), case studies in translation-based hypermedia interpretation, and pedagogical implications.
Personalized e-learning systems are the intelligent systems which can be characterized as Adaptive Hypermedia Education Systems AHES and Intelligent Tutoring Systems ITS.
Intended for system architects and web application developers this volume on hypermedia and the development of robust standards for networked data and information transfers provides a detailed analysis of hypermedia methods and explores the ways in which popular programming technologies designed for ease of use and speed actually work to reduce the efficiency of web hypermedia.