Ranking the Web Collaboratively and Categorising It to Produce Digital Collections

  • Vidal A. Rodríguez
  • David A. Fuller
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3198)

Abstract

In this paper, we discuss the need of groups of people working towards a common goal, requiring reliable information. It would be helpful for these groups to have digital collections that would provide them with the information they need to do their work. We propose a tool that allows them to build their own collections using the Web. Each group may work in different projects. Each project requires a digital collection. The group members can rank the resources obtained by them from the Web for the project in a collaborative way. In addition, specialised cataloguers can categorise the resource collections, using a controlled language. We propose an interaction model, the architecture of the software system, and we show our actual implementation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vidal A. Rodríguez
    • 1
  • David A. Fuller
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentPontificia Universidad Católica de ChileSantiagoChile

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