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  • Semantic Bookworm: mining literary resources revisited

    Hinze, Annika; Coleman, Michael; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2016)
    In this paper, we describe Semantic Bookworm-a tool that supports scholarly text analysis. In contrast to the text-based Bookworm tool, the Semantic Bookworm identifies semantic concepts.
  • Low-cost semantic enhancement to digital library metadata and indexing: simple yet effective strategies

    Hinze, Annika; Bainbridge, David; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Downie, J. Stephen (ACM, 2016)
    Most existing digital libraries use traditional lexically-based retrieval techniques. For established systems, completely replacing, or even making significant changes to the document retrieval mechanism (document analysis, ...
  • Digital libraries unfurled: supporting the New Zealand flag debate

    Thomas, Brandon M.; Stewart, Joanna M.; Bainbridge, David; Nichols, David M.; Rogers, Bill; Holmes, Geoffrey (Springer, 2015)
    This article reports on the development of an interactive web environment, backed by a digital library, that supports the creation of new flag designs. Specifically, it supports the user through an iterative design process, ...
  • And we did it our way: A case for crowdsourcing in a digital library for musicology

    Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2015)
    This article makes the case for a digital library based on a crowdsourcing approach for musicology. At its heart, the argument draws upon ideas present in the popular music video TV show Pop-Up Video, a format devised in ...
  • Mobile annotation of geo-locations in digital books

    Hinze, Annika; Littlewood, Haley; Bainbridge, David (Springer, 2015)
    This demo paper introduces an editor for manual annotation of locations in digital books, using a crowd-sourcing approach. It is the first of its kind and allows book lovers and literary travel enthusiasts to annotate the ...
  • Improving access to large-scale digital libraries through semantic-enhanced search and disambiguation

    Hinze, Annika; Taube-Schock, Craig; Bainbridge, David; Matamua, Rangi; Downie, J. Stephen (ACM, 2015)
    With 13,000,000 volumes comprising 4.5 billion pages of text, it is currently very difficult for scholars to locate relevant sets of documents that are useful in their research from the HathiTrust Digital Libary (HTDL) ...
  • Social music in cars

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Nichols, David M.; Bainbridge, David; Ali, Hasan (ISMIR, 2014)
    This paper builds an understanding of how music is currently experienced by a social group travelling together in a car - how songs are chosen for playing, how music both reflects and influences the group’s mood and social ...
  • Tipple: location-triggered mobile access to a digital library for audio books

    Hinze, Annika; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2013)
    This paper explores the role of audio as a means to access books in a digital library while being at the location referred to in the books. The books are sourced from the digital library and can either be accompanied by ...
  • An analysis of cooking queries: Implications for supporting leisure cooking

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David (iSchools, 2013)
    Cooking is a common and an information-intensive activity. We analyze a set of 678 cooking-related queries to identify the attributes that cooks provide in their queries to the Google AnswersTM ‘ask an expert’ online ...
  • Greenbug: a hybrid web-inspector, debugger and design editor for greenstone

    Bainbridge, David; McIntosh, Sam J.; Nichols, David M. (ACM, 2013)
    In this paper we present Greenbug: a hybrid web inspector, debugger and design editor developed for use with the open source digital library software Greenstone 3. Inspired by the web development tool Firebug, Greenbug is ...
  • Interactive context-aware user-driven metadata correction in digital libraries

    Bainbridge, David; Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    Personal name variants are a common problem in digital libraries, reducing the precision of searches and complicating browsing-based interaction. The book-centric approach of name authority control has not scaled to match ...
  • A spatial hypertext-based, personal digital library for capturing and organizing musical moments

    Bainbridge, David; Novak, Brook Jesse; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    We describe the design, development, and evaluation of a personal digital music library application designed to assist musicians in capturing, developing, and managing their musical ideas over time. The target user group ...
  • Live television in a digital library

    Roüast, Maxime; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2012)
    The number of channels of digital television is increasing, particularly the number that are free-to-air. However due to the nature of broadcasting, this morass of information is not, for the main part, organized - -it is ...
  • Structured audio content analysis and metadata in a digital library

    Bainbridge, David; Downie, J. Stephen; Ehmann, Andreas F. (ACM, 2012)
    This work illustrates how audio content analysis of music and manually assigned structural temporal metadata can be used to form a digital library designed for musicological exploration. In addition to text-based searching ...
  • Listen to tipple: Creating a mobile digital library with location-triggered audio books

    Hinze, Annika; Bainbridge, David (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    This paper explores the role of audio as a means to access ebooks while the user is at the locations that are referred to in the books. The books are sourced from a digital library and can either be accompanied by pre-recorded ...
  • Parallel processing videos in very large digital libraries

    Thompson, John; Bainbridge, David; Roüast, Maxime (Springer, 2012)
    Nowhere are the 'growing pains' of Very Large-scale Digital Libraries more pronounced than in collections containing multimedia data. Not only do such collections contain large numbers of items, but they also push the ...
  • The impact of MIREX on scholarly research (2005-2010)

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David; Downie, J. Stephen (ISMIR, 2012)
    This paper explores the impact of the MIREX (Music Information Retrieval Evaluation eXchange) evaluation initiative on scholarly research. Impact is assessed through a bibliometric evaluation of both the MIREX extended ...
  • Perambulating libraries: Demonstrating how a Victorian idea can help OLPC users share books

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (2011, 2011)
    In this extended abstract we detail how the open source digital library toolkit Greenstone [5] can help users of the XOlaptop— produced by the One Laptop Per Child Foundation— manage and share electronic documents. The ...
  • That's 'é' not 'þ' '?' or '☐': a user-driven context-aware approach to erroneous metadata in digital libraries

    Bainbridge, David; Twidale, Michael B.; Nichols, David M. (ACM, 2011)
    In this paper we present a novel system for user-driven integration of name variants when interacting with web-based information systems. The growth and diversity of online information means that many users experience ...
  • A workflow for document level interoperability

    Bainbridge, David; Cunningham, Sally Jo (RMIT University, 2011)
    This article describes a software environment called the Exchange Center that helps digital librarians manage the workflow of sourcing documents and metadata from various repositories. The software is built on Greenstone ...
  • A user-centered design of a personal digital library for music exploration

    Bainbridge, David; Novak, Brook Jesse; Cunningham, Sally Jo (ACM, 2010)
    We describe the evaluation of a personal digital library environment designed to help musicians capture, enrich and store their ideas using a spatial hypermedia paradigm. The target user group is musicians who primarily ...
  • A search engine log analysis of music-related web searching

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2010)
    We explore music search behavior by identifying music-related queries in a large (over 20 million queries) search engine log, gathered over three months in 2006. Music searching is a significant information behavior: ...
  • Integrating Greenstone with an interactive map visualizer

    Mclntosh, Sam; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2010)
    This extended abstract describes recent work in combining interactive map functionality with the Greenstone 3 digital library software research framework.
  • Seamless web editing for curated content

    Bainbridge, David; Novak, Brook Jesse (Springer, 2010)
    In this paper we present a new framework for editing that we have called Seaweed (short for seamless web editing) which enables authors to directly edit content on web pages within any common web browser—much like a ...
  • Experiences with the Greenstone digital library software for international development

    Nichols, David M.; Rose, John; Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (2010)
    Greenstone is a versatile open source multilingual digital library environment, emerging from research on text compression within the New Zealand Digital Library Research Project in the Department of Computer Science at ...
  • Experiences in deploying metadata analysis tools for institutional repositories

    Nichols, David M.; Paynter, Gordon W.; Chan, Chu-Hsiang; Bainbridge, David; McKay, Dana; Twidale, Michael B.; Blandford, Ann (Routledge, 2009-04)
    Current institutional repository software provides few tools to help metadata librarians understand and analyze their collections. In this article, we compare and contrast metadata analysis tools that were developed ...
  • Creating and reading realistic electronic books

    Liesaputra, Veronica; Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (IEEE Press, 2009)
    A digital library project aims to combine the look and feel of physical books with the advantages of online documents such as hyperlinks and multimedia. A lightweight open source implementation enables highly responsive ...
  • Searching in a Book

    Liesaputra, Veronica; Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (Springer, 2009)
    Information has no value unless it is accessible. With physical books, most people rely on the table of contents and subject index to find what they want. But what if they are reading a book in a digital library and have ...
  • Stress-testing general purpose digital library software

    Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H.; Boddie, Stefan J.; Thompson, John (Springer, 2009)
    DSpace, Fedora, and Greenstone are three widely used open source digital library systems. In this paper we report on scalability tests performed on these tools by ourselves and others. These range from repositories populated ...
  • Metadata tools for institutional repositories

    Nichols, David M.; Paynter, Gordon W.; Chan, Chu-Hsiang; Bainbridge, David; McKay, Dana; Twidale, Michael B.; Blandford, Ann (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2008-08)
    Current institutional repository software provides few tools to help metadata librarians understand and analyse their collections. In this paper we compare and contrast metadata analysis tools that were developed simultaneously, ...
  • Graph-RAT: Combining data sources in music recommendation systems

    McEnnis, Daniel; Bainbridge, David (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2008-07-28)
    The complexity of music recommendation systems has increased rapidly in recent years, drawing upon different sources of information: content analysis, web-mining, social tagging, etc. Unfortunately, the tools to scientifically ...
  • A tool for metadata analysis

    Nichols, David M.; Chan, Chu-Hsiang; Bainbridge, David; McKay, Dana; Twidale, Michael B. (University of Waikato, 2008-02)
    We describe a Web-based metadata quality tool that provides statistical descriptions and visualisations of Dublin Core metadata harvested via the OAI protocol. The lightweight nature of development allows it to be used to ...
  • A lightweight metadata quality tool

    Nichols, David M.; Chan, Chu-Hsiang; Bainbridge, David; McKay, Dana; Twidale, Michael B. (ACM, 2008)
    We describe a Web-based metadata quality tool that provides statistical descriptions and visualisations of Dublin Core metadata harvested via the OAI protocol. The lightweight nature of development allows it to be used to ...
  • Running greenstone on an iPod

    Bainbridge, David; Jones, Steve; McIntosh, Samuel John; Jones, Matt; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2008)
    The open source digital library software Greenstone is demonstrated running on an iPod. The standalone configuration supports browsing, searching and displaying documents in a range of media formats. Plugged in to a host ...
  • Beyond the Client-Server Model: Self-contained to Portable Digital Libraries

    Bainbridge, David; Jones, Steve; McIntosh, Samuel John; Witten, Ian H.; Jones, Matt (Springer, 2008)
    We have created an experimental prototype that enhances an ordinary personal media player by adding digital library capabilities. It does not enable access to a remote digital library from a user’s PDA; rather, it runs a ...
  • Portable digital libraries on an iPod

    Bainbridge, David; Jones, Steve; McIntosh, Samuel John; Jones, Matt; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2008)
    This paper describes the facilities we built to run a self-contained digital library on an iPod. The digital library software used was the open source package Greenstone, and the paper highlights the technical problems ...
  • A User-Oriented Approach to Scheduling Collection Building in Greenstone

    Osborn, Wendy; Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (Springer, 2008)
    We propose a user-oriented approach for the automated and scheduled maintenance of Greenstone digital library collections. Existing systems require the user either to add new data manually to a collection, or to have ...
  • A fedora librarian interface

    Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2008)
    The Fedora content management system embodies a powerful and flexible digital object model. This paper describes a new open-source software front-end that enables end-user librarians to transfer documents and metadata in ...
  • Semantics in Greenstone

    Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George; Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2008)
    This chapter illustrates the impact on a well known digital library system - Greenstone - when it is moved from fixed modules and simple metadatabased structures, to open semantic digital library modules. This change has ...
  • ONTRACK: Dynamically adapting music playback to support navigation

    Jones, Matt; Jones, Steve; Bradley, Gareth; Warren, Nigel; Bainbridge, David; Holmes, Geoffrey (Springer-Verlag, 2008)
    Listening to music on personal, digital devices whilst mobile is an enjoyable, everyday activity. We explore a scheme for exploiting this practice to immerse listeners in navigation cues. Our prototype, ONTRACK, continuously ...
  • Digital libraries on an iPod: Beyond the client-server model

    Bainbridge, David; Jones, Steve; McIntosh, Samuel John; Jones, Matt (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2007-10-24)
    This paper describes an experimental system that enhanced an iPod with digital library capabilities. Using the open source digital library software Greenstone as a base, this paper more specifically maps out the technical ...
  • A map-based place-browser for a PDA

    Bainbridge, David; Jones, Matt; Arter, David (University of Waikato, 2007-10-24)
    This article describes PlaceBrowser, a PDA based application that allows the user of the application to navigate around an area of geographical interest, such as a city, using a zoomable, panable hierarchy of aerial images, ...
  • A retrospective look at Greenstone: Lessons from the first decade

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2007)
    The Greenstone Digital Library Software has helped spread the practical impact of digital library technology throughout the world, with particular emphasis on developing countries. As Greenstone enters its second decade, ...
  • Lightweight realistic books: The Greenstone connection

    Liesaputra, Veronica; Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2007)
    Realistic physically-based computer models of page-turning have been around for years, but are rarely deployed in practice except as eye-catching demos. This demo shows a connection from the Greenstone digital library ...
  • Constructing digital library interfaces

    Nichols, David M.; Bainbridge, David; Twidale, Michael B. (ACM, 2007)
    The software technologies used to create web interfaces for digital libraries are discussed using examples from Greenstone 3.
  • Finding new music: a diary study of everyday encounter with novel songs

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David; McKay, Dana (Austrian Computer Society, 2007)
    This paper explores how we, as individuals, purposefully or serendipitously encounter 'new music' (that is, music that we haven’t heard before) and relates these behaviours to music information retrieval activities such ...
  • "More of an art than a science": Supporting the creation of playlists and mixes

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David; Falconer, Annette (University of Victoria, 2006-10-01)
    This paper presents an analysis of how people construct playlists and mixes. Interviews with practitioners and postings made to a web site are analyzed using a grounded theory approach to extract themes and categorizations. ...
  • Learning by building digital libraries

    Nichols, David M.; Bainbridge, David; Downie, J. Stephen; Twidale, Michael B. (ACM, 2006)
    The implications of using digital library software in educational contexts, for both students and software developers, are discussed using two case studies of students building digital libraries.
  • Extending Greenstone for Institutional Repositories

    Bainbridge, David; Osborn, Wendy; Witten, Ian H.; Nichols, David M. (Springer, 2006)
    We examine the problem of designing a generalized system for building institutional repositories. Widely used schemes such as DSpace are tailored to a particular set of requirements: fixed metadata set; standard view when ...
  • Document level interoperability for Collection Creators

    Bainbridge, David; Ke, Kaun-Yu; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2006)
    Digital library interoperability for both documents and metadata is a critical and complex issue. Although many relevant standards have been developed, and continue to evolve, in practice things are not quite so easy as ...
  • Identifying music documents in a collection of images

    Bainbridge, David; Bell, Timothy C. (University of Victoria, 2006)
    Digital libraries and search engines are now well-equipped to find images of documents based on queries. Many images of music scores are now available, often mixed up with textual documents and images. For example, using ...
  • The TIP/Greenstone Bridge: A Service for Mobile Location-Based Access to Digital Libraries

    Hinze, Annika; Gao, Xin; Bainbridge, David (Springer, 2006)
    This paper introduces the first combination of a mobile tourist guide with a digital library. Location-based search allows for access to a rich set of materials with cross references between different digital library ...
  • "The pain, the pain": Modelling music information behavior and the songs we hate

    Cunningham, Sally Jo; Downie, J. Stephen; Bainbridge, David (Queen Mary, University of London, 2005-09-01)
    The paper presents a grounded theory analysis of 395 user responses to the survey question, "What is the worst song ever?" Important factors uncovered include: lyric quality, the "earworm" effect, voice quality, the influence ...
  • StoneD: A bridge between Greenstone and DSpace

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Tansley, Robert; Huang, Chi-Yu; Don, Katherine J. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2005-04)
    Greenstone and DSpace are widely-used software systems for digital libraries, and prospective users sometimes wonder which one to adopt. In fact, the aims of the two are very different, although their domains of application ...
  • Page turning and image size in a digital music stand

    Bell, Timothy C.; Church, Annabel; McPherson, John; Bainbridge, David (2005)
    This paper investigates attributes of the electronic display of sheet music necessary for the development of a digital music stand. We explore the two conflicting goals of minimising page turning effort and maximising the ...
  • Practical digital library interoperability standards

    Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2005)
    As the field of digital libraries matures and new systems and standards develop, the ability to interoperate between systems becomes paramount. This tutorial gives a practical introduction to many recent standards and de ...
  • A new framework for building digital library collections

    Buchanan, George; Bainbridge, David; Don, Katherine J.; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2005)
    This paper introduces a new framework for building digital library collections and contrasts it with existing systems. It describes a significant new step in the development of a widely-used open-source digital library ...
  • Building digital library collections with greenstone

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (ACM, 2005)
    This tutorial will demonstrate how to build a variety of different kinds of digital library collections with the Greenstone digital library software, a comprehensive, open-source system for constructing, presenting, and ...
  • Searching digital music libraries

    Bainbridge, David; Dewsnip, Michael; Witten, Ian H. (Elsevier B.V., 2005)
    There has been a recent explosion of interest in digital music libraries. In particular, interactive melody retrieval is a striking example of a search paradigm that differs radically from the standard full-text search. ...
  • Creating digital library collections with Greenstone

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2005)
    The Greenstone digital library software is a comprehensive system for building and distributing digital library collections. It provides a way of organizing information based on metadata and publishing ti on the Internet. ...
  • Digital libraries and minority languages

    Nichols, David M.; Witten, Ian H.; Keegan, Te Taka Adrian Gregory; Bainbridge, David; Dewsnip, Michael (Taylor & Francis, 2005)
    Digital libraries have a pivotal role to play in the preservation and maintenance of international cultures in general and minority languages in particular. This paper outlines a software tool for building digital libraries ...
  • Visual collaging of music in a digital library

    Bainbridge, David; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Downie, J. Stephen (ISMIR, 2004-10-01)
    This article explores the role visual browsing can play within a digital music library. The context to the work is provided through a review of related techniques drawn from the fields of digital libraries and human computer ...
  • Greenstone as a music digital library toolkit

    Bainbridge, David; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Downie, J. Stephen (ISMIR, 2004-10-01)
    Greenstone is an open source digital library system that has developed and matured since its inception in 1995. Today it is used in over 60 countries, with a strong emphasis on humanitarian aid. The software is also used ...
  • Batch-Incremental Learning for Mining Data Streams

    Holmes, Geoffrey; Kirkby, Richard Brendon; Bainbridge, David (University of Waikato, 2004)
    The data stream model for data mining places harsh restrictions on a learning algorithm. First, a model must be induced incrementally. Second, processing time for instances must keep up with their speed of arrival. Third, ...
  • Digital libraries for creative communities

    Witten, Ian H.; Jones, Matt; Bainbridge, David; Cantlon, Polly; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Taylor & Francis Group, 2004)
    Digital library technologies have a great deal to offer to creative, design communities. They can enable large collections of text, images, music, video and other information objects to be organised and accessed in interesting ...
  • Greenstone digital library software: current research

    Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2004)
    The Greenstone digital library software (www.greenstone.org)provides a flexible way of organizing information and publishing it on the Internet or removable media such as CDROM. Its aim is to empower users, particularly ...
  • Realistic books: A bizarre homage to an obsolete medium?

    Chu, Yi-Chun; Bainbridge, David; Jones, Matt; Witten, Ian H. (ACM, 2004)
    For many readers, handling a physical book is an enjoyably exquisite part of the information seeking process. Many physical characteristics of a book-its size, heft, the patina of use on its pages and so on-communicate ...
  • Music information retrieval research and its context at the University of Waikato

    Bainbridge, David (Wiley, 2004)
    This article describes the digital music library work at the University of Waikato, New Zealand. At the heart of the project is a music information retrieval workbench for evaluating algorithms and performing experiments ...
  • Dynamic digital library construction and configuration

    Bainbridge, David; Don, Katherine J.; Buchanan, George; Witten, Ian H.; Jones, Steve; Jones, Matt; Barr, Malcolm I. (Springer, 2004)
    This paper describes a digital library architecture and implementation that is configurable, extensible and dynamic in the way it presents content and in the services it provides. The design manifests itself as a network ...
  • How to turn the page

    Chu, Yi-Chun; Witten, Ian H.; Lobb, Richard; Bainbridge, David (IEEE Computer Society, 2003)
    Can digital libraries provide a reading experience that more closely resembles a real book than a scrolled or paginated electronic display? This paper describes a prototype page-turning system that realistically animates ...
  • Managing change in a digital library system with many interface languages

    Bainbridge, David; Edgar, Katrina D.; Witten, Ian H.; McPherson, John R. (Springer Berlin, 2003)
    Managing the organizational and software complexity of a comprehensive open source digital library system presents a significant challenge. The challenge becomes even more imposing when the interface is available in different ...
  • Assembling and enriching digital library collections

    Bainbridge, David; Thompson, John; Witten, Ian H. (IEEE Computer Society, 2003)
    People who create digital libraries need to gather together the raw material, add metadata as necessary, and design and build new collections. This paper sets out the requirements for these tasks and describes a new tool ...
  • Importing documents and metadata into digital libraries: requirements analysis and an extensible architecture

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Paynter, Gordon W.; Boddie, Stefan J. (Springer, 2002)
    Flexible digital library systems need to be able to accept, or “import,” documents and metadata in a variety of forms, and associate metadata with the appropriate documents. This paper analyzes the requirements of the ...
  • Greenstone: Open-source digital library software

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Boddie, Stefan J. (http://www.dlib.org/dlib/october01/witten/10witten.html, 2001-10)
    The Greenstone digital library software is an open-source system for the construction and presentation of information collections. It builds collections with effective full-text searching and metadata-based browsing ...
  • Greenstone: open-source DL software

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Boddie, Stefan J. (ACM, 2001-05-01)
    Greenstone is a comprehensive system for constructing and presenting collections of thousands or millions of documents, including text, images, audio, and video. Greenstone libraries contain many collections, individually ...
  • The promise of digital libraries in developing countries

    Witten, Ian H.; Loots, Michel; Trujillo, Maria F.; Bainbridge, David (ASSOC COMPUTING MACHINERY, 2001-05-01)
    Although knowledge is critical for development, few developing countries are participating in the information revolution. Just as industrialization and globalization have increased the gulf between the haves and have-nots, ...
  • Digital music libraries - Research and development

    Bainbridge, David; Bernbom, Gerry; Wallace Davidson, Mary Wallace; Dillon, Andrew P.; Dovey, Matthew; Dunn, Jon W.; Fingerhut, Michael; Fujinaga, Ichiro; Isaacson, Eric J. (2001)
    A report on the progress of several major research and development projects in digital music libraries is presented. Digital music libraries provide enhanced access and functionality that facilitates scholarly research and ...
  • Greenstone: Open source digital library software with end-user collection building

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Boddie, Stefan J. (Emerald Insight, 2001)
    The Greenstone digital library software is an open-source system for the construction and presentation of information collections. Collections built with Greenstone offer effective full-text searching and metadata-based ...
  • Greenstone: A platform for distributed digital library applications

    Bainbridge, David; Buchanan, George; McPherson, John R.; Jones, Steve; Mahoui, Abdelaziz; Witten, Ian H. (Springer Berlin, 2001)
    This paper examines the issues surrounding distributed Digital Library protocols. First, it reviews three prominent digital library protocols: Z39.50, SDLIP, and Dienst, plus Greenstone’s own protocol. Then, we summarise ...
  • Tag insertion complexity

    Yeates, Stuart Andrew; Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David (IEEE Computer Society, 2001)
    This paper is about inferring markup information, a generalization of part-of-speech-tagging. We use compression models based on a marked-up training corpus and apply them to fresh, unmarked, text. In effect, this technique ...
  • Power to the people: end-user building of digital library collections

    Witten, Ian H.; Bainbridge, David; Boddie, Stefan J. (ACM, New York, 2001)
    Naturally, digital library systems focus principally on the reader: th e consumer of the material that constitutes the library. In contrast, this paper describes an interface that makes it easy for people to build their ...
  • Using compression to identify acronyms in text

    Yeates, Stuart Andrew; Bainbridge, David; Witten, Ian H. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2000-01)
    Text mining is about looking for patterns in natural language text, and may be defined as the process of analyzing text to extract information from it for particular purposes. In previous work, we claimed that compression ...
  • Greenstone: A comprehensive open-source digital library software system

    Witten, Ian H.; McNab, Rodger J.; Boddie, Stefan J.; Bainbridge, David (Association for Computing Machinery(ACM), Inc., 2000)
    This paper describes the Greenstone digital library software, a comprehensive, open-source system for the construction and presentation of information collections. Collections built with Greenstone offer effective full-text ...
  • Managing complexity in a distributed digital library

    Witten, Ian H.; McNab, Rodger J.; Jones, Steve; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David; Apperley, Mark (IEEE COMPUTER SOC, 1999-02-01)
    As the capabilities of distributed digital libraries increase, managing organizational and software complexity becomes a key issue. How can collections and indexes be updated without impacting queries currently in progress? ...
  • Towards a digital library of popular music

    Bainbridge, David; Nevill-Manning, Craig G.; Witten, Ian H.; Smith, Lloyd A.; McNab, Rodger J. (ACM, New York, USA, 1999)
    Digital libraries of music have the potential to capture popular imagination in ways that more scholarly libraries cannot. We are working towards a comprehensive digital library of musical material, including popular music. ...
  • Making oral history accessible over the World Wide Web

    Bainbridge, David; Cunningham, Sally Jo (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1998-11)
    We describe a multimedia, WWW-based oral history collection constructed from off-the-shelf or publicly available software. The source materials for the collection include audio tapes of interviews and summary transcripts ...
  • Melody based tune retrieval over the World Wide Web

    Bainbridge, David; McNab, Rodger J.; Smith, Lloyd A. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science., 1998-11)
    In this paper we describe the steps taken to develop a Web-based version of an existing stand-alone, single-user digital library application for melodical searching of a collection of music. For the three key components: ...
  • Managing multiple collections, multiple languages, and multiple media in a distributed digital library

    Witten, Ian H.; McNab, Rodger J.; Jones, Steve; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David; Apperley, Mark (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 1998-05)
    Managing the organizational and software complexity of a comprehensive digital library presents a significant challenge. Different library collections each have their own distinctive features. Different presentation languages ...
  • Musical image compression

    Bainbridge, David; Inglis, Stuart J. (Computer Science, University of Waikato, 1997-11)
    Optical music recognition aims to convert the vast repositories of sheet music in the world into an on-line digital format [Bai97]. In the near future it will be possible to assimilate music into digital libraries and users ...

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