Math Indexer and Searcher Web Interface

Towards Fulfillment of Mathematicians’ Information Needs
  • Martin Líška
  • Petr Sojka
  • Michal Růžička
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8543)

Abstract

We are designing and developing a web user interface for digital mathematics libraries called WebMIaS. It allows queries to be expressed by mathematicians through a faceted search interface. Users can combine standard textual autocompleted keywords with keywords in the form of mathematical formulae in Open image in new window or MathML formats. Formulae are shown rendered by the web browser on-the-fly for users’ feedback. We describe WebMIaS design principles and our experiences deploying in the European Digital Mathematics Library (EuDML). We further describe the issues addressed by formulae canonicalization and by extending the MIaS indexing engine with Content MathML support.

Keywords

search interface math-aware search digital mathematical library formulae canonicalization WebMIaS MIaS EuDML MathML 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Líška
    • 1
  • Petr Sojka
    • 1
  • Michal Růžička
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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