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Issue No.02 - February (2009 vol.42)
pp: 72-81
Veronica Liesaputra , University of Waikato
Ian H. Witten , University of Waikato
David Bainbridge , University of Waikato
ABSTRACT
A digital library project aims to combine the look and feel of physical books with the advantages of online documents such as hyperlinks and multimedia. A lightweight open source implementation enables highly responsive page turning and works within standard Web browsers.
INDEX TERMS
electronic books, human-computer interfaces, digital libraries
CITATION
Veronica Liesaputra, Ian H. Witten, David Bainbridge, "Creating and Reading Realistic Electronic Books", Computer, vol.42, no. 2, pp. 72-81, February 2009, doi:10.1109/MC.2009.46
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8. V. Liesaputra, I.H. Witten, and D. Bainbridge, "Lightweight Realistic Books: The Greenstone Connection," Proc. 7th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conf. Digital Libraries (JCDL 07), ACM Press, 2007, p. 502.
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