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    • Apache Solr: Indexing and Searching 

      Sethi, Iccha; Aslan, Serdar; Fox, Edward A. (2010-10-26)
      This module addresses the basic concepts of the open source Apache Solr platform that is specifically designed for indexing documents and executing searches.
    • Application Software 

      Yang, Seungwon (2009-10-07)
      This module covers commonly used application software, which are specifically designed for the creation and development of digital library (DL) systems and similar types of collections and services, such as open access archives.
    • Audacity 1.3 

      Brown, Chris (2011-05-01)
      This module covers the use of Audacity 1.3 hosted on an IBM Cloud Instance. Topics covered include accessing and running Audacity, and manipulating audio files such as splitting, copying, pasting, merging, and exporting.
    • CLUTO Toolkit 

      Vijay, Sony; El Meligy Abdelhamid, Sherif; Malayattil, Sarosh (2010-10-21)
      The module briefly introduces the basic concepts of Clustering. The primary focus of the module is to describe the usage of CLUTO, a clustering Toolkit, comprised of various algorithms.
    • Conceptual Frameworks, Models, Theories, and Definitions 

      Fox, Edward A. (2011-05-11)
      This module introduces several conceptual modules characterizing the digital library domain. Students will be provided with a high level yet comprehensive knowledge of several conceptual frameworks and models, a unifying ...
    • Crawling 

      Fox, Edward A.; Khandeparker, Ashwin S. (2012-11-28)
      This module covers the basic concepts of Web crawling, policies, techniques and how these can be applied to Digital Libraries.
    • Digital Library Evaluation, User Studies 

      Wildemuth, Barbara M.; Pomerantz, Jeffrey P. (2009-10-07)
      While a number of kinds of evaluation/research studies may be conducted during the design and development of a digital library (e.g., usability testing), this module is concerned with methods for evaluating the outcomes, ...
    • Digitization 

      Oh, Sanghee (2009-10-07)
      This module covers the principles and application of the digitization process for digital libraries. Students will be able to explain the digitization process, understand the critical issues and challenges of digitization ...
    • DL Architectures 

      Yang, Seungwon; Fox, Edward A. (2009-10-07)
      This module covers digital library architectures, specifically federated architectures, distributed architectures, and service-oriented architectures.
    • Evaluation in Information Retrieval 

      Peddi, Bhanu; Xiong, Huijun; ElSherbiny, Noha (2010-10-26)
      This module addresses the methods used to evaluate an Information Retrieval system. We focus on evaluating a system using relevance and apply the knowledge by using TREC_EVAL.
    • File Formats, Transformation, and Migration 

      Leidig, Jonathan; Alon, AJ; Chigani, Amine; Gopalakrishnan, Mahima; Park, Sung Hee (2009-10-09)
      This module covers the principles and applications of the transformation and migration processes for the preservation of digital content, as well as key issues surrounding digital preservation strategies.
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Lemur 

      Sethi, Iccha; Aslan, Serdar; Fox, Edward A. (2010-12-08)
      This module addresses the basic concepts of the Lemur platform that is specifically designed to facilitate research in Language Modeling and information retrieval.