Metadata Visualization in Digital Libraries

  • Zuzana Nevěřilová
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6966)


Readers in digital libraries (DL) usually do not lack information, on the contrary while browsing a DL they often struggle with too many documents. Searching and displaying search results appropriately becomes important.

This demonstration shows an experimental interface that displays search results in two forms: textual (which the readers are used to) and visual. Displaying search results as networks of similar documents, articles of the same author or articles with the same keywords often reveal new information.

Presented application is a web page with a Java Applet communicating with the rest of the page and integrated in Czech Mathematics DL website.


Digital Library Resource Description Framework SPARQL Query Visual Interface Experimental Interface 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zuzana Nevěřilová
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  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsMasaryk UniversityBrnoCzech Republic

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