CS 5244 - Digital Libraries
NUS SoC, 2004/2005, Semester I
(Last updated on: Sun Oct 31 17:11:55 GMT-8 2004 )
Any questions about this information should be directed to the general forum on IVLE. Note that no university holidays affect the scheduling for this course. Supplemental readings are marked with a "*".
|What is a DL||Week 0:|
|Class cancelled due to school policy.|
|Building a DL||Week 1:|
|Orientation / Fundamentals of information
Course information, policies and scope, breadth of research encompassed by DLs.
Document indexing, TF*IDF, Boolean retrieval model, Vector space model, Algebraic models of retrieval.
Multimedia encodings: text (SGML, Unicode, TEI, XML), page images (CCITT FAX IV) images (JPEG, PNG, PS), video (MPEG), audio (MP3,WAV), synchronized media (SMIL).
|Pick and finalize survey paper area (in class).|
Traditional classification schemes (DDC, LCSH, MeSH), metadata types, Dublin core, Warwick framework.
|DL policy, interoperability and access rights|
Identifiers: Open Archives Initiative, metadata harvesting, OpenURL. DL economics and social policy and issues.
Short session to catch up with material presented thus far.
|Using the DL||Week 6:|
|Bibliometrics and its applications|
Laws of bibliometrics, Citations and references, Pagerank, HITS.
|Survey papers due in IVLE by the 17th. Form project teams and schedule a meeting with Min to go over your project proposal.|
1 hr make-up lecture
Motivation for the Semantic Web, SW Layer cake, overview on RDF, OWL.
|Mid-semester Break (Sun 19 Sep - Thu 23 Sep 2004)|
Reference interviews, Information seeking process, Anomalous state of knowledge.
|Project proposals returned.|
|User interfaces for querying and displaying
Survey of query (text, Venn, faceted metadata) and document displays (ranked list, Infocrystal, Table lens, tilebars)
|Survey paper grades.|
|Usage patterns in the DL|
Usage mining. How DLs and web sites are used, and their relation to information seeking and HCI.
|Midterm grades returned. |
Midterm Answers [ .pdf ]
Traditional library evaluation, review of standard IR evaluation metrics.
|Extended services for the DL|
Collaborative filtering, Recommender systems, Reputation schilling, Authorship attribution, Plagiarism detection.
|Instant Messaging, Email, Web logs and Wikis: New media for
Characteristics and their use, tracking knowledge development in new media, and
No class. Poster presentations in lieu of class.
|Final project poster presentation.|
|Reading Week (Fri 12 Nov - Thu 18 Nov 2004)|
Exam Date: Tuesday, 30 Nov 2004, 7:30 pm