CS 5244 - Digital Libraries
NUS SoC, 2004/2005, Semester I
(Last updated on: Tue Oct 25 17:49:59 GMT-8 2005 )
The first four weeks will focus on building a digital library and will be reinforced by a practical homework assignment. The remaining lectures will focus on using digital libraries.
Any questions about this information should be directed to the general forum on IVLE. Supplemental readings are marked with a "*".
|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).
(Make-up lecture: 29 Aug 2005 SR 4 (SoC 1, Lvl 6 #12))
Traditional classification schemes (DDC, LCSH, MeSH), metadata types, Dublin core, Warwick framework.
|DL policy, interoperability and access rights|
Identifiers: Open Archives Initiative, OpenURL. DL economics and social policy and issues.
|Bibliometrics and its applications|
Laws of bibliometrics, Citations and references, Pagerank, HITS.
Reference interviews, Information seeking process, Anomalous state of knowledge.
|Mid-semester Break (Fri 16 Sep - Thu 22 Sep 2005)|
|User interfaces for querying and displaying
Survey of query (text, Venn, faceted metadata) and document displays (ranked list, Infocrystal, Table lens, tilebars)
(10 Oct 8-10 *AM*, LT 33)
|Usage patterns in the DL|
Usage mining. How DLs and web sites are used, and their relation to information seeking and HCI.
|Computational Analysis of Genre, Authorship and Duplication|
Authorship attribution, Plagiarism detection.
Self-Study on Naive Bayes: [ .htm ] [ .pdf ]
|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, later on the 19th.
|Reading Week (Fri 12 Nov - Thu 18 Nov 2004)|
|19 Nov, Sat||Project Presentations|
Poster presentations in Min's office (S15 05-05).
|Final Exam (Tue 22 Nov 7:30-9:30 pm)|