Browse by Subject "Digital Libraries"

  • Lunin, Lois F. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    A digital image is just one visible part of an image information system. What takes place behind the screen in order to display that image is the focus of this discussion. Many factors influence the planning and design of ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M. (2012-12)
    In information organization systems, metadata is often attached to both collections and items. Collection metadata and item metadata are related: one can infer facts about items from descriptions of collections, and facts ...

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  • Caragea, Cornelia; Giles, C. Lee; Torvik, Vetle I.; Rokach, Lior (iSchools, 2013-02)
    The field of Scientometrics is concerned with the analysis of science and scientific research. As science advances, scientists around the world continue to produce large numbers of research articles, which provide the ...

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  • Mehrotra, Rajiv (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    A database system models and manages an abstracted real world (or mini-world) pertinent to the problem at hand in terms of alphanumeric data. The semantic associated with any piece of alphanumeric data is known to or derived ...

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  • Kapitzke, Cushla; Bruce, Bertram C. (National Conference on Research in Language and Literacy, 2005-02)
    Introduction to the collection: Libr@ries and the arobase: Changing information space and practice, edited by Cushla Kapitzke and Bertram C. Bruce

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  • Heidorn, P. Bryan; Sandore, Beth (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    The 33th Annual Clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing, held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in March of 1996, addressed the theme of "Digital Image Access & Retrieval." The papers from this ...

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  • Bellinger, Meg (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    This discussion outlines some of the issues that must be considered before digital imaging of paper-based research material should be adopted as a preservation method. In addition, the quality of the digital image in terms ...

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  • Hess, Kirk M. (Code4Lib Journal, 2012-06-01)
    Google Analytics has advanced features for tracking search queries, events such as clicking external links or downloading files, which you can use to track user behavior that is normally difficult to track with traditional ...

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  • Chang, Shih-Fu; Smith, John R.; Meng, Jianhao (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    This paper describes our recent work on content-based visual query with emphasis on automatic visual feature extraction, efficient feature indexing, and feature-assisted search and browsing. Efficient techniques for ...

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  • Choi, Yunseon (2010-02-03)
    This ongoing research aims to answer whether user-generated tags through social tagging could be used to enhance access to web resources and provide additional access points beyond professionally-generated ones. This study ...

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  • Crabtree, Andy; Nichols, David M.; O'Brien, Jon; Rouncefield, Mark; Twidale, Michael B. (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2000-05-18)
    This paper describes ethnomethodologically informed ethnography (EM) as a methodology for information science research, illustrating the approach with the results of a study in a university library. We elucidate major ...

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  • Trant, Jennifer (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    Research and teaching in the university would benefit if high-quality museum images and associated information could be made available over campus networks for educational purposes. For this to be possible, however, museums ...

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  • Forsyth, David A.; Leung, Thomas K.; Bregler, Chris; Carson, C.; Greenspan, H.; Fleck, Margaret M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    "Retrieving images from very large collections using image content as a key is becoming an important problem. Users prefer to ask for pictures using notions of content that are strongly oriented to the presence of objects, ...

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  • Weech, Terry; Moulaison, Heather (2008-02-28)
    In the United States, members of the iSchool group have received grants to develop education programs for information professionals to work with digital library collections, but have taken distinctly different approaches ...

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  • Howard Besser (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    We have seen an explosion of image database developments in the decade since work began on the first multi-user networked system. This paper explores the state of technology a decade ago, revisits one of the earliest ...

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  • Huang, Tom; Mehrotra, Sharad; Ramchandran, Kannan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    To address the emerging needs of applications that require access to, and retrieval of multimedia objects, we have started a Multimedia Analysis and Retrieval System (MARS) project at the University of Illinois. The project ...

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  • Wei, Qin; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Freeland, Chris (2010-02-03)
    Taxonomic Name Recognition is prerequisite for more advanced processing and mining of full-text taxonomic literatures. This paper investigates three issues of current TNR tools in detail: (1) The difficulties and methods ...

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  • Luman, Donald E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    The University of Illinois Map and Geography Library maintains a collection of approximately 60,000 individual prints of historical aerial photography that were acquired during the years 1936-1941, for which there are no ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Renear, Allen H.; Urban, Richard J. (2010-10-25)
    Collections of artifacts, images, texts, and other cultural objects are not arbitrary aggregations, but are designed to support specific research and scholarly activities. Collection-level metadata directly supports this ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Renear, Allen H. (2010-10-25)
    Slides from a presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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