Java MARIAN: From an OPAC to a Modern Digital Library System
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This paper describes the Java MARIAN system, its implementation, and its evolution from a C++ Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) to a modern and complete digital library system. We focus on design, architectural, and implementation issues including: support for storage, retrieval, and automatic generation of collections of semi-structured digital objects; uniform and powerful representations based on semantic networks, digital library specific datatypes, and weighted sets; rich communities of searchers and fusion modules; and support for distributed computation, multi-lingual retrieval, and personalization. We present applications and some use statistics.
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- Java MARIAN: From an OPAC to a Modern Digital Library System
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- String Processing and Information Retrieval
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- 9th International Symposium, SPIRE 2002 Lisbon, Portugal, September 11–13, 2002 Proceedings
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