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    • Hadoop Map-reduce 

      Shu, Xiaokui; Cohen, Ron (2010-12-10)
      Hadoop Map-Reduce is a software framework for writing applications for processing large amounts of data in parallel on commodity hardware.
    • Half-Day Tutorial: Collecting, Analyzing, and Visualizing Tweets Using Open Source Tools 

      Yang, Seungwon; Kavanaugh, Andrea L. (2011-06-01)
      This tutorial introduces various open source tools and methods to archive tweets on a user's local machine and convert them into topic clouds for quick content analysis. For more in-depth techniques such as n-grams and ...
    • High Performance Interoperable Digital Libraries in the Open Archives Initiative 

      Fox, Edward A.; Sanchez, J. Alfredo; Garza-Salazar, David (2004-01-31)
      The scope of this project is high performance mechanisms for interoperable distributed digital repositories. We apply Open Archives Initiative ideas and concepts to the storage and retrieval of electronic theses and ...
    • History of Digital Libraries and Library Automation 

      Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2008-08-27)
      This module covers the origin of the digital library research agenda, DLI, DLI-2, NSDL, and the origin of other long-term digital library projects. Students will be able to name areas of research and development that fed ...
    • I-Schools as a Natural Home for Digital Libraries Education 

      Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee; Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2009-01-19)
      Given that digital libraries (DLs) bring together technology, information, and people who use information, it can easily be argued that i-schools should play a central role in educating DL professionals. This study examines ...
    • Image Retrieval 

      Kuppuswami, Nagarajan; Fox, Edward A. (2009-12-09)
      The module covers basic explanation of Image Retrieval, various techniques used, and its working in existing systems.
    • Improving Education and Understanding of NDLTD 

      Yang, Seungwon; Oh, Sanghee; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Fox, Edward A. (2007-06-01)
      To understand ETDs, what NDLTD is, how it works, and the benefits of NDLTD, it is necessary to educate those involved, such as students who will create and submit their ETDs, as well as the library staff members who will ...
    • In Brief: Digital Libraries Curriculum Development 

      Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Oh, Sanghee; Fox, Edward A.; Yang, Seungwon (Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2006)
      Hundreds of millions of dollars have been invested in digital library (DL) research. Much of this research has investigated how DLs can aid education, but there has been no parallel investment in supporting teaching and ...
    • Indexing and Searching 

      Arondekar, Aniket (2009-10-16)
      This module covers the general principles of information retrieval (IR) models, indexing methods, and the working of search engines applicable to digital libraries.
    • Indexing Large Collections of Small Text Records for Ranked Retrieval 

      France, Robert K.; Fox, Edward A. (1993)
      The MARIAN online public access catalog system at Virginia Tech has been developed to apply advanced information retrieval methods and object-oriented technology to the needs of library patrons. We give a description of ...
    • Information Interactions: User Interface Objects for CODER, INCARD, and MARIAN, v. 2.5 

      France, Robert K. (1992-08-24)
      Any information system needs a user interface: a program or program module that eases the communication between the system's users and the underlying search and storage software. This document describes (part of) the ...
    • Information Needs/Relevance 

      Wildemuth, Barbara M. (2009-10-07)
      A user's interaction with a DL is often initiated as the result of the user experiencing an information need of some kind. Aspects of that experience and how it might affect the user's interactions with the DL are discussed ...
    • Information Retrieval System Evaluation 

      Wei, Shiyi; Suwardiman, Victoria; Swaminathan, Anand (2012-10-03)
      The module introduces the evaluation in information retrieval. It focuses on the standard measurement of system effectiveness through relevance judgments.
    • Integrated Digital Event Archiving and Library (IDEAL): Preview of Award 1319578 - Annual Project Report 

      Fox, Edward A.; Hanna, Kristine; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Shoemaker, Donald J. (2014-07-09)
      The goals of this project are to ingest tweets and Web-based content from social media and the general Web, including news and governmental information. In addition to archiving materials found, the project team will build ...
    • Interaction Design & Usability Assessment 

      Oh, Sanghee (2009-10-07)
      This module covers the basic concepts and processes related to interaction design for digital libraries. Methods of user analysis, tasks analysis, prototype development, and usability testing will be discussed.
    • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development for Digital Library Education 

      Yang, Seungwon; Oh, Sanghee; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Fox, Edward A. (2006-11-01)
      This presentation, which was given at ICADL 2006 in Kyoto, Japan, provides an overview of the activities of the Digital Libraries Curriculum Development project, a collaborative effort between faculty and students from ...
    • Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development for Digital Library Education 

      Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A.; Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P.; Oh, Sanghee (2006-11-01)
      The Virginia Tech (VT) Department of Computer Science (CS) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) School of Information and Library Science (LIS) are developing curricular materials for digital library ...
    • Introduction to the OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol 

      Suleman, Hussein (2001-09-13)
      This presentation describes the OAI-MHP (Open Archives Initiative - Metadata Harvesting Protocol), federated library services and searching, and other digital library tools and protocols.
    • Introduction to the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting Version 2.0 

      Suleman, Hussein (2002-03-25)
      This presentation provides an overview of version 2 of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). It discusses new OAI-PMH features such as single schema, ListIdentifier changes, and improved ...
    • Introduction to the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting, Version 2.0 

      Suleman, Hussein (2002-06-17)
      This presentation provides an overview of version 2 of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). It discusses new OAI-PMH features such as single schema, ListIdentifier changes, and improved ...