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  • The Making of Leork: The Virginia Tech Linux Laptop Orchestra 

    Bukvic, Ico; Matthews, Michael; Renfro, Maya; Wood, Andy (2009)
    This poster describes the making of Leork, the Virginia Tech Linux Laptop Orchestra. The challenge of the project was to assemble a laptop orchestra using open source software, create self-constructed speakers, and obtain ...
  • MARIAN Design 

    France, Robert K.; Cline, Ben E.; Fox, Edward A. (1995-02-14)
    MARIAN (Multiple Access Retrieval of library Information with ANotations) is an online library catalog information system. Intended for library end-users rather than catalogers, it provides controlled search by author, ...
  • MARIAN Searchers 

    Virginia Tech. Digital Library Research Laboratory (1999-10-13)
    A searcher in MARIAN is a class manager that can map abstract descriptions into weighted sets of matching class instances. This presentation focuses on linked-based, class-based, node-based, and context-based searchers.
  • MARIAN: Flexible Interoperability for Federated Digital Libraries 

    Goncalves, Marcos A.; France, Robert K.; Fox, Edward A.; Hilf, Eberhard R.; Zimmermann, Kerstin; Severiens, Thomas (2001)
    Federated digital libraries are composed of distributed autonomous (heterogeneous) information services but provide users with a transparent, integrated view of collected information respecting different information sources' ...
  • Media Computation 

    Slack, Dylan (2011-05-04)
    Media Computation is a new type of introductory Computer Science class created to provide a path for those interested in doing creative, multimedia-related tasks with computing and attract them to the discipline of Computer ...
  • Metadata 

    Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2009-10-07)
    This module addresses the use of metadata, specific metadata standards that may be used to describe digital objects, and the creation of metadata records.
  • Microblogging in Crisis Situations: Mass Protests in Iran, Tunisia, Egypt 

    Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Yang, Seungwon; Li, Lin T.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Fox, Edward A. (2011-05)
    In this paper we briefly examine the use of Twitter in Iran, Tunisia and Egypt during the mass political demonstrations and protests in June 2009, December 2010 and January 2011 respectively. We compare this usage with ...
  • Multiple Metadata / Best Metadata Return 

    Suleman, Hussein; Nelson, Michael (2001-10-19)
    The OAI protocol currently supports a simple mapping of metadata names to metadata formats, whereby a metadata record can be requested for exactly one record in exactly one format in a single GetRecord request. In the case ...
  • Multitouch Tables for Collaborative Learning 

    George, Jacob; Dorsey, Desiree; de Araujo, Eric; Wilson, Gregory; McCrickard, Scott (2010)
    This 2010 REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) poster describes multitouch tables for collaborative learning. The poster presents the benefits and barriers of using multitouch in the classroom, potential research ...
  • Natural Language Toolkit (NLTK) 

    Shu, Xiaokui; Cohen, Ron (2010-10-25)
    This module is a teaching and studying platform for prototyping and building research systems on natural language processing (NLP), related to linguistics, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, information retrieval, ...
  • New Cloud Modules Fingerprint Module 

    Saraiya, Saptak (2011-05-04)
    The NIST Biometric Image Software (NBIS) distribution is developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The ...
  • NSF 2nd Year Report: CTRnet: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

    Fox, Edward A.; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2011-07)
    One of the important parts of this project is to collect and archive as much information as possible about various events that are related to crises, tragedies, and recovery (CTR). In order to do long-term archiving of ...
  • NSF 3rd Year Report: CTRnet: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

    Fox, Edward A.; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2012-07)
    The Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery (CTR) network, or CTRnet, is a human and digital library network for providing a range of services relating to different kinds of tragic events, including broad collaborative studies related ...
  • NSF Year 1 Report for CTRnet: Integrated Digital Library Support for Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery 

    Fox, Edward A.; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Sheetz, Steven D.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L.; Ramakrishnan, Naren (2010-07-08)
    The Crisis, Tragedy and Recovery network, or CTRnet, is a human and digital library network for providing a range of services relating to different kinds of tragic events. Through this digital library, we will collect and ...
  • OAI and ODL: Building Digital Libraries from Components 

    Richardson, Ryan (2003-09-18)
    This presentation describes the Open Archives Initiative (OAI), OAI-PMH, and the Open Digital Library (ODL).
  • OAI and ODL: Building Digital Libraries from Components 

    Suleman, Hussein (2002-09-12)
    This presentation instructs users how to build digital libraries from components, which is the fundamental concept behind DLbox. It was written for graduate computer science classes at Virginia Tech and fits into a 50-minute ...
  • OAI/ODL Component Composition Exercise 

    Suleman, Hussein (2002-09)
    This exercise is a hands-on introduction to building digital libraries from components. It is a good introduction for individuals with modest Unix skills, and it reviews the process of using DLbox to create a working digital ...
  • Online Information Seeking Behaviors & Search Strategies 

    Oh, Sanghee (2008-02-08)
    This module covers the theories, models, and practices related to online information seeking behaviors in different settings of digital libraries.
  • Open Archives Initiative 

    Suleman, Hussein (2002-06-14)
    This presentation describes the Open Archives Initiative, the protocol for metadata harvesting (OAI-PMH), OAI and ODL open source software, installation of XML software, installation of harvesters, IRDBs, and IRDB user interfaces.
  • The Open Archives Initiative: Realizing Simple and Effective Digital Library Interoperability 

    Suleman, Hussein; Fox, Edward A. (2001-03-01)
    The Open Archives Initiative (OAI) is dedicated to solving problems of digital library interoperability. Its focus has been on defining simple protocols, most recently for the exchange of metadata from archives. The OAI ...