Design and Implementation of PIAK: A Personalized Internet Access System for Kids
Keywords:Children, Internet Access, Personalization, Survey Finding,
AbstractInternet plays an important role to deliver information worldwide. But the available huge amounts of online information are not all appropriate for children. This paper presents the design and implementation of PIAK, a Personalized Internet Access system for Kids. It aims to assist and teach children about using the Internet in one single and safe environment. PIAK features four personalized components: cross-platform user interface, multilingual support, educative and assistive mediums, and web content filtering. Its design is based on the children’s needs inferred from a survey finding. This will enable the Internet access to be more appealing to the children as they can explore the Internet in a controlled environment.
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