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Issue No.03 - May-June (2013 vol.15)
pp: 96-103
Rubin H. Landau , Oregon State University
Manuel J. Paez , Universidad de Antioquia
Cristian C. Bordeianu , Câmpulung Moldovenesc
ABSTRACT
A complete eTextBook with multiple executable elements has been created and Web-based versions have been placed in the National Science Digital Library. The book's file formats and executable elements were chosen to be platform-independent, highly useable, and free. Although future technologies and operating systems promise improved executable books, this eTextbook highlights some of the features possible with existing technologies. The prototype eTextBook includes text, computational laboratories, demonstrations, and video-based lecture modules.
INDEX TERMS
Scientific computing, Multimedia communication, Learning systems, Electronic learning, Text processing, Simulation, multimedia, scientific education, scientific computing, eTextBook, simulation
CITATION
Rubin H. Landau, Manuel J. Paez, Cristian C. Bordeianu, "A Blended, Multimodal Access eTextBook in Computational Physics", Computing in Science & Engineering, vol.15, no. 3, pp. 96-103, May-June 2013, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2013.53
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