Some Hypertext Definitions

Document:
This refers to the entire body of information comprising this project. In particular, the document may be categorized by naming the nodes in it, specifying the context of the individual nodes, and describing the links connecting nodes.
Node:
A node is a particular point (or page) in the document. For instance, this node has the title Some Hypertext Definitions. An effort has been made to keep nodes small, confined to a single idea. Nodes are connected to other nodes in the document via both contextual and non-contextual links. There is a general hierarchical organization of the document; that this node is a sub-node of the Reader's Guide node is indicated by the Current Location marker below. A node on the organization and navigation of the document further explores this idea.
Link:
Links are items in a node which may be activated to access another node. In typical graphical browsers, links are identified by underlined text in a different color from the base text and are activated by clicking on them.
Contextual Link:
These links are used to connect the context of nodes in the document. Contextual links occur within the presentation of the text or content of the node, hence the name. For instance, contextual links are used to show how facets of an architecture may interact with other facets to enable additional features (see "For Users Familiar with Cognitive Architectures" for an example).
Non-contextual Link:
These links are included primarily for definition and navigation. Examples include NEXT links and links to return to higher level nodes (such as the Reader's Guide and Title Page links below). Because they occur outside the presentation of the node, they are called non-contextual links.

Return the Title Page
Reader's Guide

Current Location: Reader's Guide - Hypertext Definitions