Understanding Collection Understanding with Collage

  • Sally Jo Cunningham
  • Erin Bennett
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5362)


A streaming collage visualization of images extracted from the collection’s documents has been proposed as an effective tool for gaining a comprehensive overview of a digital library collection (“collection understanding”). A qualitative study provides insight into what users actually understand about a collection from viewing such a streaming collage.


Streaming collage qualitative research collection visualization 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sally Jo Cunningham
    • 1
  • Erin Bennett
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceWaikato UniversityHamiltonNew Zealand

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