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Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) is a technical standard for accessing information over a mobile wireless network. A WAP browser is a web browser for mobile devices such as mobile phones (called "cellular phones" in some countries) that uses the protocol. Before the introduction of WAP, mobile service providers had limited opportunities to offer interactive data services, but needed interactivity to support Internet and Web applications such as: email by mobile phone; tracking of stock-market prices; sports results; news headlines; music downloads. The Japanese i-mode system offers another major competing wireless data protocol. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Wireless application profile (WAP))

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  • Number of articles referring to 'wireless application profile': 14 (0.8% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'wireless application profile' across all Ariadne articles: 96
  • Average number of references to 'wireless application profile' per Ariadne article: 6.86
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'wireless application profile': 2000-03
  • Trending factor of 'wireless application profile': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'wireless application profile':

  1. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. sarah ormes (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. paul miller (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. stuart macdonald (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. alice grant (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Metadata: Towards the Intelligent Museum

Paul Miller and Alice Grant explore CIMI: the collections standards organization which JISC has just joined.

September 2000, issue25, regular column

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