publication . Doctoral thesis . 2011

Digital Libraries with Superimposed Information: Supporting Scholarly Tasks that Involve Fine Grain Information

Murthy, Uma;
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  • Published: 28 Jan 2011
  • Publisher: Virginia Tech
  • Country: United States
Many scholarly tasks involve working with contextualized fine-grain information, such as a music professor creating a multimedia lecture on a musical style, while bringing together several snippets of compositions of that style. We refer to such contextualized parts of a larger unit of information (or whole documents), as subdocuments. Current approaches to work with subdocuments involve a mix of paper-based and digital techniques. With the increase in the volume and in the heterogeneity of information sources, the management, organization, access, retrieval, as well as reuse of subdocuments becomes challenging, leading to inefficient and ineffective task execut...
free text keywords: Annotation, Digital libraries, Fish species identification, Image retrieval, Metamodel, Subdocument, Superimposed information, User study
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