• Computer graphics techniques for modeling page turning

    Liesaputra, Veronica; Witten, Ian H. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2007-10-24)
    Turning the page is a mechanical part of the cognitive act of reading that we do literally unthinkingly. Interest in realistic book models for digital libraries and other online documents is growing. Yet actually producing ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Extracting corpus specific knowledge bases from Wikipedia

    Milne, David N.; Witten, Ian H.; Nichols, David M. (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2007-06-01)
    Thesauri are useful knowledge structures for assisting information retrieval. Yet their production is labor-intensive, and few domains have comprehensive thesauri that cover domain-specific concepts and contemporary usage. ...
  • Initiating and Sustaining Female Networks in Computer Science and IT

    Oelinger, Maria; Hinze, Annika (University of Waikato, Department of Computer Science, 2007-08-01)
    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 ...
  • Location-based indexing for mobile context-aware access to a digital library

    Hinze, Annika; Osborn, Wendy (University of Waikato, 2007-08-22)
    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 ...

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