Using Web Archives to Enrich the Live Web Experience Through Storytelling

Yasmin AlNoamany
2013 Bulletin of IEEE Technical Committee on Digital Libraries  
The web has become an integral part of our lives, shaping how we get news, shop, and communicate. When critical events occur, social media and news websites cover the stories as they break and continually revise them as the story evolves. Unfortunately, much of the content around these stories is vulnerable and prone to loss. Thus, web archives have become a significant repository of our recent history and cultural heritage. Content from web archives can be used to fill in the gaps in the live
more » ... eb about the evolution of the story of an important event. Every story is made up of a sequence of events. In this research, events are exemplified through corresponding web pages from the live web and web archives, (semi-)automatically discovered, arranged in a narrative structure ordered by time, and replayed through an appropriate visualization interface.
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