Research And Advanced Technology For Digital Libraries: Second European Conference, ECDL'98, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, September 21-23, 1998, Proceedi by Christos NikolaouResearch And Advanced Technology For Digital Libraries: Second European Conference, ECDL'98, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, September 21-23, 1998, Proceedi by Christos Nikolaou

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Digital Libraries are complex and advanced forms of information systems which extend and augment their physical counterparts by amplifying existing resources and services and enabling development of new kinds of human problem solving and expression. Their complexity arises from the data-rich domain of discourse as well as from extended demands for multi-disciplinary input, involving distributed systems architectures, structured digital documents, collaboration support, human-computer interaction, information filtering, etc. In addition to the broad range of technical issues, ethics and intellectual property rights add to the complication that is normally associated with the development, maintenance, and use of Digital Libraries. The Second European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL'98) builds upon the success of the first of this series of European Conferences on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, held last year in Pisa, Italy, September 1-3, 1997. This series of conferences is partially funded by the TMR Programme of the European Commission and is actively supported and promoted by the European Research Consortium on Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM). The aim is to bring together the different communities involved in the development of Digital Libraries, to review progress and to discuss strategies, research and technological development (RTD) issues, as well as specific topics related to the European context. These communities include professionals from universities, research centres, industry, government agencies, public libraries, etc.
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Invited Talks.- Intelligent Multimedia Communication.- Autonomous Search in Complex Spaces.- Scientific Digital Libraries in Germany: Global-Info, a Federal Government Initiative.- Papers.- Flexible and Extensible Digital Object and Repository Architecture (FEDORA).- The Alexandria Digital Library Architecture.- A Framework for the Encapsulation of Value-Added Services in Digital Objects.- A Management Architecture for Measuring and Monitoring the Behavior of Digital Libraries.- Building HyperView Wrappers for Publisher Web Sites.- The Application of Metadata Standards to Video Indexing.- Search and Progressive Information Retrieval From Distributed Image/Video Databases: The SPIRE Project.- Improving The Spatial-Temporal Clue Based Segmentation By The Use Of Rhythm.- Multilingual Information Retrieval Based on Document Alignment Techniques.- Experimental Studies on an Applet-Based Document Viewer for Multilingual WWW Documents -Functional Extension of and Lessons Learned from Multilingual HTML.- SIS - TMS: A Thesaurus Management System for Distributed Digital Collections.- Parallel Text Alignment.- An Analysis of Usage of a Digital Library.- Illustrated Book Study: Digital Conversion Requirements of Printed Illustrations.- Structuring Facilities in Digital Libraries.- E-Referencer: A Prototype Expert System Web Interface to Online Catalogs.- The Planetary Data System - A Case Study in the Development and Management of Meta-Data for a Scientific Digital Library.- Performing Arts Data Service - An Online Digital Resource Library.- Learning User Communities for Improving the Services of Information Providers.- Soft Navigation in Product Catalogs.- Mixing and Merging for Spoken Document Retrieval.- An Integrated Approach to Semantic Evaluation and Content-Based Retrieval of Multimedia Documents.- Taiscéalaí: Information Retrieval from an Archive of Spoken Radio News.- Semantic Structuring and Visual Querying of Document Abstracts in Digital Libraries.- Documentation, Cataloging, and Query by Navigation: A Practical and Sound Approach.- Signature File Methods for Semantic Query Caching.- Introducing MIRA: A Retrieval Applications' Development Environment.- Interacting with IDL: The Adaptive Visual Interface.- Evaluating a Visual Navigation System for a Digital Library.- Visualizing Document Classification: A Search Aid for the Digital Library.- A Linguistically Motivated Probabilistic Model of Information Retrieval.- The C-value/NC-value Method of Automatic Recognition for Multi-word Terms.- Comparing the Effect of Syntactic vs. Statistical Phrase Indexing Strategies for Dutch.- Reduction of Expanded Search Terms for Fuzzy English-Text Retrieval.- Posters.- Internet Publications: Pay-per-Use or Pay-per-Subscription?.- Statistical Identification of Domain-Specific Keyterms for Text Summarisation.- The STACS Electronic Submission Service.- Integrating Article Databases and Full Text Archives into a Digital Journal Collection.- Alerting in a Digital Library Environment Do Channels Meet the Requirements?.- NAIST Digital Video Library: Tools for Restructuring Video Data for the Content Based Information Retrieval - A Representative Image of Shot Concept for the Internet.- LIBERATION: A Value-Added Digital Library.- A Methodology to Annotate Cultural Heritage Digital Video.- BALTICSEAWEB - Geographic User Interface to Bibliographic Information.- Implementing Powerful Retrieval Capabilities in a Distributed Environment for Libraries and Archives.- OWL-Cat: A Web-Based OPAC Appealing End-Users to Exploit Library Resources.- Towards a Framework for Building Collaborative Information Searching Systems.- Toward A New Paradigm for Library Instruction in the Digital Library.- Ontobroker in a Nutshell.- WAY: An Architecture for User Adapted Access to Z39.50 Servers based on Intelligent Agents.- ARIADNE - Digital Library Architecture.- Facts and Myths of Browsing and Searching in a Digital Library.- New Media Showcase.- Creating a Collaborative Task-specific Information Retrieval System.- EULER: An EU 'Telematics for Libraries' Project.- A Virtual Community Library: SICS Digital Library Infrastructure Project.- Digital Libraries: Information Broker Roles in Collaborative Filtering.- Virtual Reality and Agents in a Digital Library.- The European Schoolnet An Attempt to Share Information and Services.- The Document Management System Saros Mezzanine and the New Product AGORA as Key Component in a Digital Library Architecture at Göttingen University Library.- Electronic Roads in the Information Society.- The Technical Chamber of Greece Digital Library: The Vision of a Special Organisation to Save and Disseminate its Information Work through the Network.- Used-Centered Design of Adaptive Interfaces for Digital Libraries.- A New Method for Segmenting Newspaper Articles.- Broadway: A Case-Based Browsing Advisor for the Web.- A Digital Library Model for the Grey Literature of Academic Institutes.- Cross-Language Web Querying: The EuroSearch Approach.- Panels.- Interaction Design in Digital Libraries.- Beyond Navigation as Metaphor.- User Interaction in Digital Libraries: Coping with Diversity through Adaptation.- Metadata and Content-Based Approaches to Resource Discovery.- Architectures and Services for Cultural Heritage Information.- Federated Scientific Data Repositories for the Environment Towards Global Scalable Management of Environmental Information: How Useful Will They Be? What Is their Potential Impact? Shall we Save the Environment?.- Special Sessions.- Preservation and Access: Two Sides of the Same Coin.- Access Versus Holdings: The Paradox of the Internet.- The Human Factors in Digital Library Development.- Digital Information Management within Modern Library Systems, Consortia and e- journals.- Delos Workshop.- METU-EMar: An Agent-Based Electronic Marketplace on the Web.- Electronic Commerce for Software.- RainMaker: Workflow Execution Using Distributed, Interoperable Components.- Design Criteria for a Virtual Market Place (ViMP).- Intellectual Property Rights and the Global Information Network.- NetBazaar: Networked Electronic Markets for Trading Computation and Information Services.- The Shift Towards Electronic Commerce: Market Transformation and Employment Impact.- The Coyote Project: Framework for Multi-party E-Commerce.- MarketNet: Using Virtual Currency to Protect Information Systems.- Demonstrations.- CiBIT: Biblioteca Italiana Telematica A Digital Library for the Italian Cultural Heritage.- The ERCIM Technical Reference Digital Library.- NAIST Digital Library.