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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 10th European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, ECDL 2006, held in Alicante, Spain in September 2006.
The 36 revised full papers presented together with the extended abstracts of 18 demo papers and 15 revised poster papers were carefully reviewed and selected from a total of 159 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on architectures, preservation, retrieval, applications, methodology, metadata, evaluation, user studies, modeling, audiovisual content, and language technologies.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »ARC - Augmented Reality - Extensible Markup Language (XML) - Multimedia - XML - algorithms - architecture - database queries - databases - digital libraries - distributed databases - information retrieval - information services - information society - visualization
Architectures I.- OpenDLibG: Extending OpenDLib by Exploiting a gLite Grid Infrastructure.- A Peer-to-Peer Architecture for Information Retrieval Across Digital Library Collections.- Scalable Semantic Overlay Generation for P2P-Based Digital Libraries.- Preservation.- Reevaluating Access and Preservation Through Secondary Repositories: Needs, Promises, and Challenges.- Repository Replication Using NNTP and SMTP.- Genre Classification in Automated Ingest and Appraisal Metadata.- Retrieval.- The Use of Summaries in XML Retrieval.- An Enhanced Search Interface for Information Discovery from Digital Libraries.- The TIP/Greenstone Bridge: A Service for Mobile Location-Based Access to Digital Libraries.- Architectures II.- Towards Next Generation CiteSeer: A Flexible Architecture for Digital Library Deployment.- Digital Object Prototypes: An Effective Realization of Digital Object Types.- Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of a Wizard Tool for Setting Up Component-Based Digital Libraries.- Applications.- Design of a Digital Library for Early 20th Century Medico-legal Documents.- Expanding a Humanities Digital Library: Musical References in Cervantes’ Works.- Building Digital Libraries for Scientific Data: An Exploratory Study of Data Practices in Habitat Ecology.- Methodology.- Designing Digital Library Resources for Users in Sparse, Unbounded Social Networks.- Design and Selection Criteria for a National Web Archive.- What Is a Successful Digital Library?.- Metadata.- Evaluation of Metadata Standards in the Context of Digital Audio-Visual Libraries.- On the Problem of Identifying the Quality of Geographic Metadata.- Quality Control of Metadata: A Case with UNIMARC.- Evaluation.- Large-Scale Impact of Digital Library Services: Findings from a Major Evaluation of SCRAN.- A Logging Scheme for Comparative Digital Library Evaluation.- Evaluation of Relevance and Knowledge Augmentation in Discussion Search.- User Studies.- Designing a User Interface for Interactive Retrieval of Structured Documents — Lessons Learned from the INEX Interactive Track.- “I Keep Collecting”: College Students Build and Utilize Collections in Spite of Breakdowns.- An Exploratory Factor Analytic Approach to Understand Design Features for Academic Learning Environments.- Modeling.- Representing Contextualized Information in the NSDL.- Towards a Digital Library for Language Learning.- Beyond Digital Incunabula: Modeling the Next Generation of Digital Libraries.- Audiovisual Content.- Managing and Querying Video by Semantics in Digital Library.- Using MILOS to Build a Multimedia Digital Library Application: The PhotoBook Experience.- An Exploration of Space-Time Constraints on Contextual Information in Image-Based Testing Interfaces.- Language Technologies.- Incorporating Cross-Document Relationships Between Sentences for Single Document Summarizations.- Effective Content Tracking for Digital Rights Management in Digital Libraries.- Semantic Web Techniques for Multiple Views on Heterogeneous Collections: A Case Study.- Posters.- A Content-Based Image Retrieval Service for Archaeology Collections.- A Hierarchical Query Clustering Algorithm for Collaborative Querying.- A Semantics-Based Graph for the Bib-1 Access Points of the Z39.50 Protocol.- A Sociotechnical Framework for Evaluating a Large-Scale Distributed Educational Digital Library.- A Tool for Converting from MARC to FRBR.- Adding User-Editing to a Catalogue of Cartoon Drawings.- ALVIS – Superpeer Semantic Search Engine – ECDL 2006 Demo Submission.- Beyond Error Tolerance: Finding Thematic Similarities in Music Digital Libraries.- Comparing and Combining Two Approaches to Automated Subject Classification of Text.- Concept Space Interchange Protocol: A Protocol for Concept Map Based Resource Discovery in Educational Digital Libraries.- Design of a Cross-Media Indexing System.- Desired Features of a News Aggregator Service: An End-User Perspective.- DIAS: The Digital Image Archiving System of NDAP Taiwan.- Distributed Digital Libraries Platform in the PIONIER Network.- EtanaCMV: A Visual Browsing Interface for ETANA-DL Based on Coordinated Multiple Views.- Intelligent Bibliography Creation and Markup for Authors: A Step Towards Interoperable Digital Libraries.- Introducing Pergamos: A Fedora-Based DL System Utilizing Digital Object Prototypes.- Knowledge Generation from Digital Libraries and Persistent Archives.- Managing the Quality of Person Names in DBLP.- MedSearch: A Retrieval System for Medical Information Based on Semantic Similarity.- Metadata Spaces: The Concept and a Case with REPOX.- Multi-Layered Browsing and Visualisation for Digital Libraries.- OAI-PMH Architecture for the NASA Langley Research Center Atmospheric Science Data Center.- Personalized Digital E-library Service Using Users’ Profile Information.- Representing Aggregate Works in the Digital Library.- Scientific Evaluation of a DLMS: A Service for Evaluating Information Access Components.- SIERRA – A Superimposed Application for Enhanced Image Description and Retrieval.- The Nautical Archaeology Digital Library.- The SINAMED and ISIS Projects: Applying Text Mining Techniques to Improve Access to a Medical Digital Library.- The Universal Object Format – An Archiving and Exchange Format for Digital Objects.- Tsunami Digital Library.- Weblogs for Higher Education: Implications for Educational Digital Libraries.- XWebMapper: A Web-Based Tool for Transforming XML Documents.