Paper 1: Yahoo!Search and Web API Utilized Mashup based e-Leaning Content Search Engine for Mobile Learning
Abstract: Mashup based content search engine for mobile devices is proposed. Mashup technology is defined as search engine with plural different APIs. Mash-up has not only the plural APIs, but also the following specific features, (1) it enables classifications of the contents in concern by using web 2.0, (2) it may use API from the different sites, (3) it allows information retrievals from both sides of client and server, (4) it may search contents as an arbitrary structured hybrid content which is mixed content formed with the individual content from the different sites, (5) it enabling to utilize REST, RSS, Atom, etc. which are formed from XML conversions. The mash-up should be a flexible search engine for any purposes of content retrievals. The proposed search system allows 3D space display of search menus with these peculiarities on Android devices. The proposed search system featuring Yahoo!search BOSS and Web API is also applied for e-learning content retrievals. It is confirmed that the system can be used for search a variety of e-learning content in concern efficiently.
Keywords: Mashup; API; web 2.0; mobile devices; e-learning content; content retrieval; Yahoo!saerch BOSS; Web API