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  • Bowen, Judith Alyson; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Hinze, Annika; Jung, Doris; Reeves, Steve (Department of Computer Science, The University of Waikato, 2014)
    This position paper outlines our approach to improve the usage choice of suitable devices in different health care environments (contexts). Safety-critical medical devices are presumed to have undergone a thorough ...
  • Fowke, Michael; Hinze, Annika; Heese, Ralf (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2013)
    This report covers the implementation of software that aims to identify document versions and se-mantically related documents. This is important due to the increasing amount of digital information. Key criteria were that ...
  • Fowke, Michael; Hinze, Annika; Heese, Ralf (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2013)
    Document classification and provenance has become an important area of computer science as the amount of digital information is growing significantly. Organisations are storing documents on computers rather than in paper ...
  • Fowke, Michael; Hinze, Annika; Heese, Ralf (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2013)
    This research looks at the most appropriate similarity measure to use for a document classification problem. The goal is to find a method that is accurate in finding both semantically and version related documents. A ...
  • Zaicu, Alexandru Calin; Hinze, Annika (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2013)
    In this project we use an electronic rabbit called Karotz, created by French company Violet. The rabbits have the ability to connect autonomously to a WI-FI network. IN this project we use Karotz to record an audio log ...
  • Bellamy, Jake; Hinze, Annika (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2013)
    This report goes over and details the progress of the 2013 COMP477 project “Augmenting Memory: The Digital Parrot on Mobile Devices” undertaken by Jake Bellamy and supervised by Annika Hinze at the University of Waikato. The ...
  • Cunningham, Sally Jo; Alqurashi, Hayat; Hinze, Annika; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Heese, Ralf (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2013)
    Library users should be conveniently interact with collections and be able to easily choose books of interest as they explore and browse a physical book collection. While there exists a growing body of naturalistic studies ...
  • 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 ...
  • McKay, Dana; Buchanan, George; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Hinze, Annika (ACM, 2012)
    Digital library research has demonstrated the impact of content presentation on both search and reading behaviours. In this paper, we scrutinise the influence of ebook presentation on user behaviour, focussing on document ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Dighe, Amay (Springer, 2012)
    It is often difficult for busy people to keep track of or re-find documents in their own workplace. Very few methods have been developed for finding a physical object’s location in an office. Most of the existing methods ...
  • Hinze, Annika; McKay, Dana; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Cunningham, Sally Jo (ACM, 2012)
    Little is known about how readers select books, whether they be print books or ebooks. In this paper we present a study of how people select physical books from academic library shelves. We use the insights gained into ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Heese, Ralf; Schlegel, Alexa; Luczak-Rösch, Markus (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    Semantic annotation of digital documents is typically done at meta-data level. However, for fine-grained access semantic enrichment of text elements or passages is needed. Automatic annotation is not of sufficient quality ...
  • McKay, Dana; Hinze, Annika; Heese, Ralf; Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Timpany, Claire; Cunningham, Sally Jo (Springer-Verlag, 2012)
    Academic libraries have offered ebooks for some time, however little is known about how readers interact with them while making relevance decisions. In this paper we seek to address that gap by analyzing ebook transaction ...
  • Dighe, Amay; Hinze, Annika (ACM, 2012)
    It is often difficult for busy people to keep track of or re-find documents in their own workplace. They may try to remember the location of documents by context (that is by information associated with the object) or they ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Heese, Ralf; Luczak-Rösch, Markus; Paschke, Adrian (Springer, 2012)
    Most of the semantic content available has been generated automatically by using annotation services for existing content. Automatic annotation is not of sufficient quality to enable focused search and retrieval: either ...
  • Kasi, Mumraiz Khan; Hinze, Annika; Legg, Catherine; Jones, Steve (ACM, 2012)
    Traditionally in WSNs, the sensor nodes are used only for capturing data that is then later analyzed in the more powerful gateway nodes. This requires a continuous communication that wastes energy at the sensor nodes and ...
  • Timpany, Claire; Alqurashi, Hayat; Hinze, Annika; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Vanderschantz, Nicholas (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2012)
    While there exist a small but growing body of naturalistic studies of collaborative searching and browsing in digital collections, the corresponding literature on behavior in the physical stacks is surprisingly sparse. ...
  • Bowen, Judith Alyson; Hinze, Annika (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2012)
    Formally modelling interactive software systems and devices allows us to prove properties of correctness about such devices, and thus ensure effectiveness of their use. It also enables us to consider interaction properties ...
  • Osborn, Wendy; Hinze, Annika (Australian Computer Society Inc, 2012)
    We present a framework for efficient, uniform, location-based access to digital library collections that are external to a context-aware mobile information system. Using a tourist Information system, we utilize a spatial ...
  • Turner, Emmanuel; Hinze, Annika; Jones, Steve (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2011)
    The semantic web is an example of an innumerable corpus because it contains innumerable subjects expressed using innumerable ontologies. This paper reviews current semantic web browsers to see if they can adaptively show ...
  • Bowen, Judith Alyson; Hinze, Annika (EASST, 2011)
    In this paper we outline our proposed approach for supporting mobile application development by using models as inputs to an emulator. We describe a new user interface to a parser tool previously developed, which enables ...
  • Vanderschantz, Nicholas; Hinze, Annika; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Timpany, Claire; McKay, Dana (CHISIG, 2011)
    Little is known about how people select ebooks or books. This paper reports initial results of a study in which we observe patrons of two libraries when selecting books. From the results of the study we aim to gain insights ...
  • Müller, Knut; Hinze, Annika (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2010)
    The aim of this paper is to provide an overview and comparison of concepts that have been proposed to guide users through interaction histories (e.g. for web browsers). The goal is to gain insights into history design that ...
  • Rinck, Michael; Hinze, Annika (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2010)
    Many mobile devices have a density of services, many of which are context or location-aware. To function, many of these services have to collaborate with other services, which may be located in many different places and ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Chang, Carole; Nichols, David M. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2010)
    The users of mobile devices increasingly use networked services to address their information needs. Questions asked by mobile users are strongly influenced by contextual factors such as location, conversation and activity. ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Chang, Carole; Nichols, David M. (ACM, 2010)
    The users of mobile devices increasingly use networked services to address their information needs. Questions asked by mobile users are strongly influenced by contextual factors such as location, conversation and activity. ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Bowen, Judith Alyson; Wang, Yuting; Malik, Robi (ACM, 2010)
    This paper introduces a model-driven emulator for the interaction and GUI design of complex interacting systems. It allows systems that are engineered using formal methods and modelling to be tested with users before the ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Rinck, Michael; Streader, David (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2010)
    Mobile services depend on user context and preferences, and a mobile user’s context is constantly changing. Many services are only available locally. The most appropriate service for a user’s context is not known in advance ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Quan, Qiu (Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2009)
    Recommender systems in a travel guide suggest touristic sites a user may like. Typically, people are more willing to trust recommendations from people they know. We present a trust-based recommendation service for a mobile ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Sachs, Kai; Buchmann, Alejandro (ACM, 2009)
    Event processing has become the paradigm of choice in many monitoring and reactive applications. However, the understanding of events, their composition and level of abstraction, the style of processing and the quality of ...
  • Schweer, Andrea; Jones, Steve; Hinze, Annika (ACM, 2009)
    Systems to augment personal information aim to support people in remembering both past experiences and specific information associated with past experiences. These types of information go beyond those supported in systems ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Schweer, Andrea; Hempstalk, Kathryn (2008)
    The Third Computing Women Congress was held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand from February 11th to 13th, 2008. The Computing Women Congress (CWC) is a Summer University for women in Computer Science. It ...
  • 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 ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Osborn, Wendy (2007)
    Mobile information systems need to collaborate with each other to provide seamless information access to the user. Information about the user and their context provides the points of contact between the systems. Location ...
  • Oelinger, Maria; Hinze, Annika (2007)
    Over the last decade, several networks and communities for women in IT have been initiated. It has been known that specific needs for support exist where members of a minority have difficulties in finding like-minded people ...
  • Scholz, Manuel; Bregulla, Frank; Hinze, Annika (IEEE, 2007)
    When update-anywhere data replication is performed in a MANET, operations on replicated data are often executed concurrently. To achieve a global total ordering of all operations, we propose a hybrid timestamp mechanism ...
  • Schweer, Andrea; Hinze, Annika (ACM, 2007)
    The human long-term memory is astonishingly powerful but fallible at the same time. This makes it very easy to forget information one is sure one actually knows. We propose context-aware augmented memory systems as a ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (ACM, 2007)
    In this paper, we present BoP, a content-based publish/subscribe system for arbitrary Boolean subscriptions and advertisements. BoP targets at the time and space-efficient matching of event messages using the wide-spread ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George; Schweer, Andrea; Jones, Matt (Springer, 2007)
    Context is typically viewed at as meta-data that supplements the ‘real’ data of an application. In this paper, we contrast and compare the concepts of context in four different applications. We show that our notion of ...
  • Schweer, Andrea; Hinze, Annika (2007)
    People of all ages and backgrounds are prone to forgetting information, even about their personal experiences. Existing systems to support people in remembering such information either continuously record a person’s ...
  • Osborn, Wendy; Hinze, Annika (Springer, 2007)
    Mobile information systems need to collaborate with each other to provide seamless information access to the user. Information about the user and their context provides the points of contact between the systems. Location ...
  • Schweer, Andrea; Hinze, Annika (The University of Waikato, 2007)
    Human memory at its best can perform astonishing feats - the tiniest snippet of information can trigger whole chains of associations, ending at an item long-believed forgotten. While modern information systems excel at ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (2006)
    Publish/subscribe systems allow for an efficient filtering of incoming information. This filtering is based on the specifications of subscriber interests, which are registered with the system as subscriptions. Publishers ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (2006)
    Current quantitative evaluations in various research areas for publish/ subscribe systems use artificially created event messages to model the system workload. The assumptions made to create these workloads are rather ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (2006)
    A main challenge in distributed publish/subscribe systems is the efficient and scalable routing of incoming information (event messages). For largescale publish/subscribe services, subscription forwarding has been established ...
  • Trajcevski, Goce; Scheuermann, Peter; Ghica, Oliviu; Hinze, Annika; Voisard, Agnes (Springer, 2006)
    In this work we address the problem of managing the reactive behavior in distributed environments in which data continuously changes over time, where the users may need to explicitly express how the triggers should be ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Evans, Reuben James Emmanuel (Springer, 2006)
    The semantic web will not be a static collection of formats, data and meta-data but highly dynamic in each aspect. This paper proposes a personalized event notification system for semantic web documents (ENS-SW). The system ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (Springer, 2006)
    Supporting advertisements in large publish/subscribe services has an improving influence on the system scalability. The additional application of event routing optimizations based on subscriptions further increases the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (IEEE Computer Society, 2006)
    Subscription pruning has been proven as valuable routing optimization for Boolean subscriptions in publish/ subscribe systems. It aims at optimizing subscriptions independently of each other and is thus applicable for all ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Junmanee, Saijai (Springer Berlin, 2006)
    Personalized recommendations in a mobile tourist information system suffer from a number of limitations. Most pronounced is the amount of initial user information needed to build a user model. In this paper, we adopt and ...
  • Lever, Ryan; Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (Springer, 2006)
    In context-aware mobile systems, data on past user behaviour or use of a device can give critical information. The scale of this data may be large, and it must be quickly searched and retrieved. Compression is a powerful ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (2005)
    Various filtering algorithms for publish/subscribe systems have been proposed. One distinguishing characteristic is their internal representation of Boolean subscriptions: They either require conversions to disjunctive ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Malik, Petra; Malik, Robi (2005)
    This paper describes our experience when applying formal methods in the design of the tourist information system TIP, which presents context-sensitive information to mobile users with small screen devices. The dynamics of ...
  • Michel, Yann-Rudolf; Hinze, Annika (2005)
    Publish/subscribe systems filter published documents and inform their subscribers about documents matching their interests. Recent systems have focussed on documents or messages sent in XML format. Subscribers have to be ...
  • Kozuka, Takanori; Hinze, Annika (2005)
    This report describes our project that addresses the challenge of changes in the semantic web. Some studies have already been done for the so-called adaptive semantic web, such as applying inferring rules. In this study, ...
  • Buchanan, George; Hinze, Annika (2005)
    Greenstone is a software for creating and maintaining distributed digital library collections. It provides a sophisticated federation mechanism for the collections. In order to support alerting notification about changes ...
  • Junmanee, Saijai; Hinze, Annika (2005)
    An advanced tourist information provider system delivers information regarding sights and events on their users' travel route. In order to give sophisticated personalized information about tourist attractions to their ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Jung, Doris (2005)
    Patients with chronic conditions are not well supported by technical systems in managing their conditions. However, such systems could help patients to self-reliantly comply with their treatment. This help could be rendered ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (2005)
    Context in mobile tourist information systems is typically captured as the current location of the user. Few systems consider the user's interests or wider context of the sights. This paper explores ideas of how to model, ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (Springer, Berlin, 2005)
    Various filtering algorithms for publish/subscribe systems have been proposed. One distinguishing characteristic is their internal representation of Boolean subscriptions: They either require conversions into DNFs (canonical ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Schweer, Andrea; Buchanan, George (Springer, Berlin, 2005)
    Alerting services can provide a valuable support for information seeking in Digital Libraries (DL). Several systems have been proposed. Most of them have serious drawbacks, such as limited expressiveness, limited coverage, ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (Springer, Berlin, 2005)
    Complex information systems are increasingly required to support the flexible delivery of information to mobile devices. Studies of these devices in use have demonstrated that the information displayed to the user must be ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (IEEE Computer Society, 2005)
    Current matching approaches in pub/sub systems only allow conjunctive subscriptions. Arbitrary subscriptions have to be transformed into canonical expressions, e.g., DNFs, and need to be treated as several conjunctive ...
  • Hinze, Annika (2005)
    Alerting Services inform users of Digital Libraries about new or changed content of their favorite Digital Library collection, or about new documents discussing a topic they are interested in. The users define their interest ...
  • Hinze, Annika (2005)
    The Semantic Web is not only evolving into a provider of structured meaningful content and knowledge representation, but also into a provider of services. While most of these services support external users of the SW, we ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Buchanan, George (IEEE Computer Society, 2005)
    Alerting for Digital Libraries (DL) is an important and useful feature for the library users. To date, two independent services and a few publisher-hosted proprietary services have been developed. Here, we address the ...
  • Jung, Doris; Hinze, Annika (Springer, Berlin, 2005)
    In various application areas for alerting systems, the context and knowledge of several parties affect profile definition and filtering. For example, in healthcare nurses, doctors and patient influence the treatment process. ...
  • Genet, Bryan Howard; Hinze, Annika (2004)
    After two decades of research into Semantic Query Optimization (SQO) there is clear agreement as to the efficacy of SQO. However, although there are some experimental implementations there are still no commercial ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (2004)
    Event Notification Services (ENS) use the publish/subscribe paradigm to continuously inform subscribers about events they are interested in. Subscribers define their interest in so-called profiles. The event information ...
  • Jung, Doris; Hinze, Annika (2004)
    The integration of event information from diverse event notification sources is, as with meta-searching over heterogeneous search engines, a challenging task. Due to the complexity of profile definition languages, known ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Loeffler, Katja; Voisard, Agnès (2004)
    Advanced tourist information systems should deliver more than weakly-related static information about sights. Instead, semantically-rich information about sights (e.g., groups of sights with same characteristics) should ...
  • Oechtering, Veronika; Alder, Simone; Jolk, Friederike; Klempien-Hinrichs, Renate; Sohle, Bettina; Oelinger, Maria; Kreuzeder, Alexandra; Stiftinger, Anna; Hinze, Annika (2004)
    A cross-university approach will be discussed that reflects moneducation, networking, and gender oriented organizational reforms in university programs. The concept was developed in Germany in 1997 as a national approach. ...
  • Jung, Doris; Hinze, Annika (Spring, Berlin, 2004)
    The integration of event information from diverse event notification sources is, as with meta-searching over heterogeneous search engines, a challenging task. Due to the complexity of event filter languages, known solutions ...
  • Rana, Omer F.; Hinze, Annika (IEEE Educational Activities Department, Piscataway, NJ, USA, 2004)
    The formation of collaboration networks (or communities) is an important latent effect in many computational science undertakings. Generally, collaboration networks bring together participants who wish to achieve some ...
  • Bittner, Sven; Hinze, Annika (Springer, Berlin, 2004)
    Publish/subscribe middleware provides efficient support for loosely coupled communication in distributed systems. A number of different distributed message-filtering algorithms have been proposed. So far, a systematic ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Voisard, Agnès (Springer, Berlin, 2003)
    Today s mobile devices allow end users to get information related to a particular domain based on their current location, such as the fastest route to the nearest drugstore. However, in such Location-Based Services (LBS), ...
  • Bönström, Valerie; Hinze, Annika; Schweppe, Heinz (IEEE Computer Society, Washington, DC, USA, 2003)
    RDF is the first W3C standard for enriching information resources of the Web with detailed meta data. The semantics of RDF data is defined using a RDF schema. The most expressive language for querying RDF is RQL, which ...
  • Hinze, Annika (Springer, Berlin, 2003)
    Event Notification Services (ENS) are used in various applications such as remote monitoring and control, stock tickers, traffic control, or facility management. The performance issues of the filtering of primitive events ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Voisard, Agnès (IEEE Computer Society, 2002)
    Event notification services are used in various applications such as digital libraries, stock tickers, traffic control, or facility management. However, to our knowledge, a common semantics of events in event notification ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Bittner, Sven (IEEE Computer Society, 2002)
    Event notification services are used in various applications, for example, stock tickers, environmental monitoring, and facility management. Several filtering algorithms for such services have been proposed. The best ...
  • Faensen, Daniel; Faultstich, L.; Schweppe, Heinz; Hinze, Annika; Steidinger, A. (ACM, New York., 2001)
    The high publication rate of scholarly material makes searching and browsing an inconvenient way to keep oneself up-to-date. Instead of being the active part in information access, researchers want to be notified whenever ...
  • Schweppe, Heinz; Hinze, Annika; Faensen, Daniel (Springer, Berlin, 2000)
    Database systems have been traditionally used as integration tools. Data integration was the primary goal of first generation systems. After relational technology had become a mature base for application development, new ...
  • Hinze, Annika; Faensen, Daniel (Spring, Berlin, 1999)
    In the last years, alerting systems have gained strengthened attention. Several systems have been implemented. For the evaluation and cooperation of these systems, the following problems arise: The systems and their models ...
  • Faensen, Daniel; Hinze, Annika; Schweppe, Heinz (Springer, Berlin, 1998)
    An Alerting Service (AS) informs its clients about new information provided by several suppliers. Special interests of clients can be defined as profiles. In the context of digital libraries, suppliers are the providers ...

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  • Alqurashi, Hayat (University of Waikato, 2014)
    This Master’s thesis investigates patrons’ information-seeking behaviour in physical libraries. Information available to meet patron’s information needs, and constraints that limit the use of this information have been ...
  • Alzahrani, Saad Ghorom (University of Waikato, 2014)
    Context: Social interaction is an important aspect of a successful web page. Social network sites attract many people worldwide. The social interaction aspect is missing from digital libraries, including the Greenstone ...
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    Because reading electronically has become widespread, keeping track of the wide range of material one reads has become a problem. To explore this issue, a user study was conducted concerning how people keep track of the ...
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    The ability to display text on mobile devices has been progressively improved during the last decade with the growth in use of mobile devices. Recently, the e-book reader has been incorporated into travel tourism. In this ...
  • Zhao, Chao (University of Waikato, 2012)
    Since the advent of mobile devices, a large amount of Applications (Apps) have been released to offer compatible services to satisfy the different needs of users all over the world, especially location-aware services, which ...

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