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  • Web Archiving 

    Lee, Spencer; Kan'an, Tarek; Jiao, Jian (2009-10-09)
    This module covers the ideas, approaches, problems and needs of web archiving to build a static and long term collection consisting of web pages.
  • Web Publishing 

    Karia, Pratik (2009-09-08)
    This module covers the general principles of web publishing and the various paradigms that can be used for storing and retrieving content within digital libraries. This module introduces various techniques to publish ...
  • Weights and Measures: An Axiomatic Model for Similarity Computations 

    France, Robert K. (1994)
    This paper proposes a formal model for similarity functions, first over arbitrary objects, then over sets and the sorts of weighted sets that are found in text retrieval systems. Using a handful of axioms and constraints, ...
  • Weka 

    Peddi, Bhanu; Xiong, Huijun; ElSherbiny, Noha (2010-12-10)
    This module stresses the methods of text classification used in information retrieval. We focus on the usage of Weka, a data mining toolkit, in data processing with three classification algorithms: Naive Bayes [1], k Nearest ...
  • What is a Successful Digital Library? 

    Shen, Rao; Vemuri, Naga S.; Fan, Weiguo; Fox, Edward A. (2006-09-18)
    We synthesize diverse research in the area of digital library (DL) quality models, information systems (IS) success and adoption models, and information-seeking behavior models, to present a more integrated view of the ...
  • When Stopping Rules Don't Stop 

    France, Robert K. (1995)
    Performing ranked retrieval on large document collections can be slow. The method of stopping rules has been proposed to make it more efficient. Stopping rules, which terminate search when the highest ranked documents have ...
  • Why Students Use Social Networking Sites After Crisis Situations 

    Sheetz, Steven D.; Fox, Edward A.; Fitzgerald, Andrew; Palmer, Sean; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L. (2011)
    Communities respond to tragedy by making virtuous use of social networking sites for a variety of purposes. We asked students to describe why they used a social networking site after the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech, ...
  • Why Students Use Social Networking Sites After Crisis Situations 

    Sheetz, Steven D.; Fox, Edward A.; Fitzgerald, Andrew; Palmer, Sean; Shoemaker, Donald J.; Kavanaugh, Andrea L. (2011)
    Communities respond to tragedy by making virtuous use of social networking sites for a variety of purposes. We asked students to describe why they used a social networking site after the tragic shootings at Virginia Tech, ...
  • WordNet 

    Fouh, Eric; Poirel, Christopher (2010-10-25)
    This module covers the use of a thesaurus in several information retrieval (IR) techniques: index construction (e.g., tokenization, stemming, and lemmatization), robustness to query typographical errors (e.g., the use of ...
  • The World According to MARIAN: How the Document Universe is Represented and Searched in the MARIAN/ Academy Digital Library Search System 

    France, Robert K. (1999-09-27)
    This presentation focuses on MARIAN (Multiple Access Retrieval of library Information with ANotations), an online library catalog information system. MARIAN is intended for library end-users rather than catalogers, provides ...
  • An XML Log Standard and Tool for Digital Library Logging Analysis 

    Goncalves, Marcos A.; Luo, Ming; Shen, Rao; Ali, Mir Farooq; Fox, Edward A. (2002-09)
    Log analysis can be a primary source of knowledge about how digital library patrons actually use DL systems and services and how systems behave while trying to support user information seeking activities. Log recording and ...