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Adding User-Editing to a Catalogue of Cartoon Drawings

  • John Bovey
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4172)

Abstract

This paper describes an ongoing project to enable user-editing on an existing online database of about 120,000 British newspaper cartoons at the University of Kent. It describes the cartoon catalogue itself and then describes how the online search website has been extended to allow users to edit catalogue records in a way that should be both safe and economical. Finally, it discusses the next stage of the project, which is to experiment with ways to encourage users to become contributors.

Keywords

Inverted File Boolean Query Computer Human Interface History Element Cartoon Drawing 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2006

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Bovey
    • 1
  1. 1.Computing LaboratoryThe UniversityCanterbury, KentUK

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