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Visual Explorations for the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype [chapter]

Dan Ancona, Mike Freeston, Terry Smith, Sara Fabrikant
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype project addresses issues of access, browsing, delivery and understanding of georeferenced library items.  ...  Two visualization approaches, both of which address these issues in different ways, are under development: interfaces between some existing digital earth systems and the digital library, and spatial but  ...  for their edits.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36222-3_15 fatcat:qi52zwgo55bdxc3el6dvp6rt6u

Digital Earth

Matthew N. O. Sadiku, Mahamadou Tembely, Sarhan M. Musa
2017 International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science and Software Engineering  
Digital earth is a virtual representation of the earth, manifested as a multi-layer information facility. It is a multi-faceted computing system for education and research.  ...  This paper provides a brief introduction to digital earth.  ...  The Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT) is a follow-up to the previously funded Alexandria Digital Library Project (ADL).  ... 
doi:10.23956/ijarcsse/v7i4/01402 fatcat:ul5pzs5refbtjcyppbah3maasq

Workshop report

Katy Börner, Chaomei Chen
2002 SIGIR Forum  
Dan Ancona & Terry Smith, University of California, presented "Towards Escaping the Interface Local Minimum: Visualization and the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype".  ...  for the Variations2 digital music library project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/792550.792567 fatcat:oit736uwsveqhojptggaics3xe

VisInfo: a digital library system for time series research data based on exploratory search—a user-centered design approach

Jürgen Bernard, Debora Daberkow, Dieter Fellner, Katrin Fischer, Oliver Koepler, Jörn Kohlhammer, Mila Runnwerth, Tobias Ruppert, Tobias Schreck, Irina Sens
2014 International Journal on Digital Libraries  
This trend is expected to continue, considering future DL challenges such as content-based access to new document types, visual search, and exploration for information landscapes, or big data in general  ...  In the same way, domain knowledge from information visualization, visual analytics, and exploratory search has found its way into the DL workflow.  ...  Special thanks also to the Baseline Surface Radiation Network for providing the research data. The usability tests were also conducted with scientists from the BSRN community.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00799-014-0134-y fatcat:nvbiwylg4fhc3netzjft7pjwui

Restoration and Development of Urban Heritage Sites (Rehabilitation of Middle cities and Heritage towns)

Mohamed Salah Gharib, Esraa Ahmed Aboushal
2020 Engineering Research Journal  
Finally, the paper predicts future research directions for virtual reality, with a particular focus on interaction interfaces and explores the implications for the cultural heritage domain.  ...  So, this paper focuses in using various digital restoration techniques and methods to investigate and incorporate a cultural-feed into digital platforms of VH especially at Alexandria in Egypt as Qaitbay  ...  This model develops a prototype of Virtual Environment (VE) that is created for specialists as well as public users.  ... 
doi:10.21608/erj.2020.139530 fatcat:kv7eeepy5fe6xk2zkx3iephrwa

Treatment of Georeferencing in Knowledge Organization Systems: North American Contributions to Integrated Georeferencing

Olha Buchel, Linda L. Hill
2011 NASKO  
and related to visualization applications.  ...  Recent research projects in North America that have advanced the integration of formal mathematical georeferencing and informal placename georeferencing in knowledge organization systems are described  ...  The Alexandria Digital Library Project and Digital Gazetteers The first operating prototype of a georeferenced digital library that integrated informal and formal georeferencing was inspired by the GRIN  ... 
doi:10.7152/nasko.v2i1.12807 fatcat:fktz3z6luzetbgjrmpvrgysqcu

Alexandria digital library: user evaluation studies and system design

Linda L. Hill, Larry Carver, Mary Larsgaard, Ron Dolin, Terence R. Smith, James Frew, Mary-Anna Rae
2000 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) is one of the six digital library projects funded by NSF, DARPA, and NASA.  ...  ADL is an ongoing project; user feedback and evaluation plans for the remainder of the project are described.  ...  Acknowledgments The Alexandria Digital Library project is supported by NSF, DARPA, and NASA under NSF IR94-11330.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(2000)51:3<246::aid-asi4>3.3.co;2-y fatcat:a77xttxy7bdybj5r53um7tdjd4

Alexandria digital library: user evaluation studies and system design

Linda L. Hill, Larry Carver, Mary Larsgaard, Ron Dolin, Terence R. Smith, James Frew, Mary-Anna Rae
2000 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The Alexandria Digital Library (ADL) is one of the six digital library projects funded by NSF, DARPA, and NASA.  ...  ADL is an ongoing project; user feedback and evaluation plans for the remainder of the project are described.  ...  Acknowledgments The Alexandria Digital Library project is supported by NSF, DARPA, and NASA under NSF IR94-11330.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(2000)51:3<246::aid-asi4>3.0.co;2-6 fatcat:vxwioxbc75hkfmges4kxehrmoy

How geography professors select materials for classroom lectures

Christine L. Borgman, Gregory H. Leazer, Anne Gilliland-Swetland, Kelli Millwood, Leslie Champeny, Jason Finley, Laura J. Smart
2004 Proceedings of the 2004 joint ACM/IEEE conference on Digital libraries - JCDL '04  
A goal of the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype (ADEPT) project is to make primary resources in geography useful for undergraduate instruction in ways that will promote inquiry learning.  ...  Findings include functionality requirements for digital libraries and implications for the notion of digital libraries as a shared information environment.  ...  Smith, ADEPT PI, and team members Richard Mayer, Michael Freeston, Linda Hill, and Tim Tierney for direct involvement in the evaluation efforts throughout this five-year project.  ... 
doi:10.1145/996350.996390 dblp:conf/jcdl/BorgmanLGMCFS04 fatcat:4pivptrfnzhudkzucuydsxcjzq

Treatment of Georeferencing in Knowledge Organization Systems: North American Contributions to Integrated Georeferencing

Olha Buchel, Linda L. Hill
2010 Knowledge organization  
Previously, she was a member of the research team at the University of California at Santa Barbara, where she was involved in the design of metadata and classroom applications for digital libraries.  ...  She is developing a descriptive and prescriptive taxonomy of interactions for such visualizations.  ...  The Alexandria Digital Library Project and digital gazetteers The first operating prototype of a georeferenced digital library that integrated informal and formal georeferencing was inspired by the GRIN  ... 
doi:10.5771/0943-7444-2010-1-72 fatcat:f7fjgqzj6faclb7b4cav4lzqai

What can Studies of e-Learning Teach us about Collaboration in e-Research? Some Findings from Digital Library Studies

Christine L. Borgman
2006 Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW)  
Both the Alexandria Digital Earth Prototype Project (ADEPT) and the Center for Embedded Networked Sensing (CENS) project on data management leverage scientific research data for use in teaching.  ...  Personal digital libraries offer a middle ground between private control and public release of content, which is a promising direction for the design of digital libraries that will facilitate collaboration  ...  The education and evaluation research in ADEPT described here was conducted in 1999 christine l. borgman  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10606-006-9024-1 fatcat:j34tmi5cejbeno6tmlo73swtde

The Alexandria Digital Library Project: Review, Assessment, and Prospects

Michael F. Goodchild
2004 D-Lib Magazine  
The most obvious basis for search and retrieval of maps and related objects is geographic coverage: a user is typically looking for a map of some The Alexandria Digital Library Project  ...  Off-the-shelf GIS (geographic information system) software was used to construct rapidly a proof-of-concept prototype, guided by concepts that had been explored in a previous geoinformation project sponsored  ... 
doi:10.1045/may2004-goodchild dblp:journals/dlib/Goodchild04 fatcat:azl5i4eojjctnde5woz3cti3tq

GeoVIBE: A Visual Interface for Geographic Digital Libraries [chapter]

Guoray Cai
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper explores the possibilities of visualizing document similarities and differences in both spatial and topical domains.  ...  The system consists of two types of browsing windows, GeoView and VibeView, that work in coordination for visual navigation in the document space.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT The author thanks many constructive comments from the anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36222-3_13 fatcat:swychzrqwbe5tdk3wbrl6guxea

Defining a Digital Earth System

Karl E. Grossner, Michael F Goodchild, Keith C. Clarke
2008 Transactions on GIS  
, which he termed "Digital Earth."  ...  A preliminary definition for a particular digital earth system as: "a comprehensive, distributed geographic information and knowledge organization system," is offered and discussed.  ...  Acknowledgements Karl Grossner' s doctoral studies are supported by the National Science Foundation's IGERT in Interactive Digital Multimedia, Grant # DGE-0221713.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9671.2008.01090.x fatcat:azflfx6idbhmvhzdjq7fktvrnu

Visual Interfaces to Digital Libraries: Motivation, Utilization, and Socio-technical Challenges [chapter]

Katy Börner, Chaomei Chen
2002 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
The accelerating rate of scientific and technical discovery, typified by the ever-shortening time period for the doubling of information -currently estimated at 18 months [1] -causes new topics to emerge  ...  Visual Interfaces to digital libraries apply powerful data analysis and information visualization techniques to generate visualizations of large document sets.  ...  We hope that the two workshops and this book crystallize the state of the art in visual interfaces to digital libraries.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-36222-3_1 fatcat:7hcmfd47abal7jmtxfbclynnga
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