Topic: examples of hypertext systems

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examples of manual hypertext systems
help in UserInterface
implementation of hypertext databases
software documentation


Many other hypertext systems exist besides the Web. Hypercard was Apple's contribution. ZOG and KMS where important systems. MUCH helped organize the medical literature. (cbb 5/07)
Subtopic: examples up

Quote: CRACK is for designing kitchens using VIEWPOINTS, a Hypertext system based on IBIS [»fiscG5_1989]
Quote: DIF is a software Hypertext for managing software; used for a dozen systems with 40Mbytes of text [»gargPK11_1987]
Quote: DocumentExaminer used for 8000 pages in 10000 nodes and 23000 links; all forms of documentation [»walkJH11_1987]
Quote: DynamicDesign is a Hypertext for CASE that is based on C and HAM [»bigeJ11_1987]
Quote: HAM can be used to implement features of Guide, Intermedia, and NoteCards [»campB7_1988]
Quote: HAM is a general-purpose, transaction-based, multi-user server for Hypertext; used for Neptune [»campB7_1988]
Quote: PROMIS contains over 45K frames and tables to structure health care decisions and actions
Quote: PROMIS contains 30000 frames and may grow to 100000 frames
Quote: use predetermined troubleshooting sequences; generalized AI reasoning component; and document browser for advanced users [»feinS1_1982]
Quote: SuperBook used on three documents; e.g., LSSGR which has 4Mbytes of text with up to seven hierarchical layers [»remdJR11_1987]
Quote: X-station is a computer aided discovery tool for intelligent access to information [»nanaJ12_1988]
Quote: main growth of Xanadu network by franchised neighborhood stands; like McDonalds [»nelsTH_1987]
Quote: Smithsonian Institute has a demonstration laboratory for Hypertext [»conkJ9_1987]
Quote: MUCH is a system for collaborative authoring by retrieval and reuse of an existing corpus [»radaR3_1993]

Subtopic: ZOG/KMS up

Quote: ZOG is a rapid response, large network, menu selection system for man-machine communication; similar to PROMIS [»robeG5_1981]
Quote: ZOG used as a computer-assisted management system for the USS Carl Vinson [»mccrDL10_1984]
Quote: the ZOG system on the USS Carl Vinson has twenty thousand frames; probably the largest Hypertext ever constructed [»trigRH1_1986]
Quote: ZOG and KMS used for over ten thousand person-hours while creating over fifty thousand frames [»akscRM7_1988a]
Quote: 50 ZOG nets created totaling 15K frames; most structured or generated automatically [»robeG5_1981]

Subtopic: hypercard, notecards up

Quote: HyperCard is not Hypertext: no links embedded as part of text; no bidirectional links; no graphical browser [»conkJ12_1987]
Quote: HyperCard was build as a software erector set for constructing sophisticated interfaces [»conkJ12_1987]
Quote: HyperCard links are procedural attachment to a button; executing the button follows the link [»conkJ12_1987]
Quote: 50-100 users of NoteCards; one database had 1600 cards and 3500 links [»conkJ9_1987]

Subtopic: Memex up

Quote: a Memex is a desk with screens on top, a keyboard, and vast storage capacity [»bushV7_1945]
Quote: envision a portable maintenance aid which reduces technician's role to attaching test leads and operating automated repair equipment

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