Collection understanding

Michelle Chang, John J. Leggett, Richard Furuta, Andruid Kerne, J. Patrick Williams, Samuel A. Burns, Randolph G. Bias

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32 Scopus citations

Abstract

Collection understanding shifts the traditional focus of retrieval in large collections from locating specific artifacts to gaining a comprehensive view of the collection. Visualization tools are critical to the process of efficient collection understanding. By presenting simple visual interfaces and intuitive methods of interacting with a collection, users come to understand the essence of the collection by focusing on the artifacts. This paper discusses a practical approach for enhancing collection understanding in image collections.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Fourth ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries; Global Reach and Diverse Impact, JCDL 2004
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
Pages334-342
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)1581138326, 9781581138320
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004
EventProceedings of the Fourth ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries; Global reach and Diverse Impact, JCDL 2004 - Tucson, AZ, United States
Duration: Jun 7 2004Jun 11 2004

Publication series

NameProceedings of the ACM IEEE International Conference on Digital Libraries, JCDL 2004

Other

OtherProceedings of the Fourth ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries; Global reach and Diverse Impact, JCDL 2004
CountryUnited States
CityTucson, AZ
Period6/7/046/11/04

Keywords

  • Ambient slideshow
  • Collection understanding
  • Image visualization
  • Streaming collage
  • Variably gridded thumbnails

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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