Roadmap for MultiLingual Information Access in the European Library

  • Maristella Agosti
  • Martin Braschler
  • Nicola Ferro
  • Carol Peters
  • Sjoerd Siebinga
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4675)

Abstract

The paper studies the problem of implementing MultiLingual Information Access (MLIA) functionality in The European Library (TEL). The issues that must be considered are described in detail and the results of a preliminary feasibility study are presented. The paper concludes by discussing the difficulties inherent in attempting to provide a realistic full-scale MLIA solution and proposes a roadmap aimed at determining whether this is in fact possible.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maristella Agosti
    • 1
  • Martin Braschler
    • 2
  • Nicola Ferro
    • 1
  • Carol Peters
    • 3
  • Sjoerd Siebinga
    • 4
  1. 1.University of PaduaItaly
  2. 2.Zurich University of Applied Sciences WinterthurSwitzerland
  3. 3.ISTI-CNR, Area di Ricerca – 56124 PisaItaly
  4. 4.The European LibraryThe Netherlands

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