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This page provides an overview of 5 articles related to 'pics', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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The Platform for Internet Content Selection (PICS) is a specification created by W3C that uses metadata to label webpages to help parents and teachers control what children and students can access on the Internet. The W3C Protocol for Web Description Resources project integrates PICS concepts with RDF. PICS has been superseded by POWDER. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Platform for Internet Content Selection)

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Metadata related to 'pics' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'pics': 19 (1.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'pics' across all Ariadne articles: 73
  • Average number of references to 'pics' per Ariadne article: 3.84
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'pics': 1996-05
  • Trending factor of 'pics': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'pics':

  1. chris armstrong (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. brian kelly (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. alison cooke (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. betsy anagnostelis (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. alison mcnab (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Introducing Web Focus

UK Web Focus - a strange job title. What is it? What does it do? In this article Brian Kelly describes his role as UK Web Focus, his previous involvement with the Web and his work as the JISC representative on the World Wide Web Consortium.

March 1997, issue8, tooled up

Web Focus Corner: The World Wide Web Consortium

Brian Kelly ponders whether the academic community can have a role in shaping the web of the future.

January 1998, issue13, regular column

Web Focus: The 7th World Wide Web Conference

Brian Kelly is interviewed about the 7th World Wide Web Conference upon his return from Brisbane.

May 1998, issue15, regular column

Web Focus: WebWatching UK Universities and Colleges

Brian Kelly describes the WebWatch project.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Web Watch: A Survey of Web Server Software Used by UK University Web Sites

Brian Kelly with an update of his survey of server software used by central Web sites in UK Universities.

January 2003, issue34, tooled up

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