168 pages, 9x6 inches
December 2002 Hardcover
ISBN 1-58949-027-4


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This volume consists of reports on the current status of World Wide Web Technology in China, in the areas of research, development, and application. Most contributors are participating in one or more major research projects in China, such as State 863 programs and NSF 973 Programs, and are from the national key universities, including Peking University, Tsinghua University, Zhejiang University, Fudan University, and Chinese Academy of Sciences. Contributors also include officials from the State Ministry of Science and Technology and Beijing Informationization Office.

This volume brings the state of art to the readers, no matter experts or non-experts, who are interested in WWW technology in China.



1. The Discipline Development of Electronic Business in China
CHEN Deren and ZHONG Yuansheng,  (Zhejiang Univ)

2. WebGather: towards a Quality and Scalable Web Search Service
LI Xiaoming and WANG Jianyong (Peking Univ)

3. A Distributed Web Crawler Design and Java Implementation
ZHANG Ling, YE Yunming, YU Shui, SONG Hui and MA Fanyuan (Shanghai Jiaotong Univ)

4. A Java-based Software Platform for XML Processing
QU Yuzhong, ZHANG Jianfeng and WANG Conggang (Southeast Univ)

5. Prediction centered Equipment Management System Based on the Web Technology
TU Shan-Tung (East China Univ of Science and Technology) and LUO Na (Nanjing Univ of Technology)

6. Initiate the New Age of Chinese E-commerce
WU Yinjian (Ministry of Science and Technology)

7. A Distributed System for Information Dissemination, Composition and Access
XI Jianqing, CHEN Yingtang and CAO Yehong (South China Univ of technology)

8. Web/XML Data Management and Query Processing
ZHOU Aoying, ZHENG Shihui and QIAN Weining (Fudan Univ)

9. Reorganizing Semi-Structured Data for Better Query Processing Performance
ZHOU LiZhu and WANG QinKe (Tsinghua Univ)

10. Development of a Network-based Platform for the Rapid Product Manufacturing
ZHOU Zude, CHEN Youping, ZHOU Jingdong and YANG Xu (Huazhong Univ of Science and Technology)

11. Distributed Web Spider Based on Intelligent Agent
DONG Mingkai and SHI Zhongzhi (
Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences)