Browse by Subject "Digital Libraries"

  • 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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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Harum, Susan (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000)
    Published by the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Comprises papers presented at the 35th annual clinic on Library Applications of Data Processing (March 1998). ...

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  • Srihari, Rohini K. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    "This research explores the interaction of textual and photographic information in an integrated text/image database environment. Specifically, three different applications involving the exploitation of linguistic con-text ...

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  • Jain, Ramesh (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1997)
    The emergence of information highways and multimedia computing has resulted in redefining the concept of libraries. It is widely believed that in the next few years, a significant portion of information in libraries will ...

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