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Enhancing Usability in CITIDEL: Multimodal, Multilingual, and Interactive Visualization Interfaces
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Saverio Perugini, Kathleen McDevitt, Ryan Richardson, Manuel Perez-Quiñones, Rao Shen, Naren Ramakrishnan, Chris Williams, Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 315-324
We describe four usability-enhancing interfaces to CITIDEL aimed at improving the user experience and supporting personalized information access by targeted communities. These comprise: a multimodal interaction facility with capability for out-of-turn inpu...
   
The Evolving Genre of Electronic Theses and Dissertations
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Edward A. Fox, Gail McMillan, John L. Eaton
Issue Date:January 1999
pp. 2004
Electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs) are a unique genre that is emerging in part as a result of the work to build the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD). Virginia Tech began requiring ETDs January 1, 1997 and now has over 1...
   
CINET: A cyberinfrastructure for network science
Found in: 2012 IEEE 8th International Conference on E-Science (e-Science)
By Sherif Elmeligy Abdelhamid,Richard Alo,S. M. Arifuzzaman,Pete Beckman,Md Hasanuzzaman Bhuiyan,Keith Bisset,Edward A. Fox,Geoffrey C. Fox,Kevin Hall,S. M. Shamimul Hasan,Anurodh Joshi,Maleq Khan,Chris J. Kuhlman,Spencer Lee,Jonathan P. Leidig,Hemanth Makkapati,Madhav V. Marathe,Henning S. Mortveit,Judy Qiu,S. S. Ravi,Zalia Shams,Ongard Sirisaengtaksin,Rajesh Subbiah,Samarth Swarup,Nick Trebon,Anil Vullikanti,Zhao Zhao
Issue Date:October 2012
pp. 1-8
Networks are an effective abstraction for representing real systems. Consequently, network science is increasingly used in academia and industry to solve problems in many fields. Computations that determine structure properties and dynamical behaviors of n...
 
Creating a multi disciplinary digital library in the 5S framework
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Charles Coleman, Edward Fox, Michael Drutar
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 351-351
This study identifies (1) the steps involved in framing a multi disciplinary digital library to the 5S Model, a formal model for digital libraries. (2) the major benefits the 5S Model delivers toward simplifying a digital library's resource info structure;...
   
Introduction to (teaching/learning about) digital libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Marcos André Gonçalves, Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 419-419
This tutorial provides a thorough and deep introduction to the DL field, building upon a firm theoretical foundation (starting with
   
ETANA-DL: Managing Complex Information Applications - An Archaeology Digital Library
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Unni Ravindranathan, Rao Shen, Marcos André Gonçalves, Weiguo Fan, Edward A. Fox, James W. Flanagan
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 414-414
We will demonstrate a prototype Digital Library (DL) for integrating and managing archaeological data and providing services useful to various user communities. ETANA-DL is a model-based, componentized, extensible, archaeological DL that manages complex in...
   
5SGraph Demo: A Graphical Modeling Tool for Digital Libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Qinwei Zhu, Marcos André Gonçalves, Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 385
No summary available.
   
A Bayesian approach to fingerprint minutia localization and quality assessment using adaptable templates
Found in: Biometrics, International Joint Conference on
By Nathaniel J. Short,A. Lynn Abbott,Michael S. Hsiao,Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:October 2011
pp. 1-7
Fingerprints continue to serve as a reliable trait for human identification. Feature-based matching techniques, such as those used by Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS), have demonstrated remarkable success in minutiae-based matching from ...
 
AI and Global Science and Technology Assessment
Found in: IEEE Intelligent Systems
By Hsinchun Chen, Ronald N. Kostoff, Chaomei Chen, Jian Zhang, Michael S. Vogeley, Katy Börner, Nianli Ma, Russell J. Duhon, Angela Zoss, Venkat Srinivasan, Edward A. Fox, Christopher C. Yang, Chih-Ping Wei
Issue Date:July 2009
pp. 68-88
Strength in science & technology (S&T) is the foundation of a nation's economic power, so an effective, automated means of continually assessing this strength is critical to understanding a country's economic status. Six essays on global S&...
 
Curriculum development for digital libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Barbara M. Wildemuth, Edward A. Fox, Seungwon Yang, Jeffrey Pomerantz
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 175-184
The Virginia Tech Department of Computer Science (VT CS) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS) have launched a curriculum development project in the area of digital libraries. Educational r...
   
Exploring digital libraries: integrating browsing, searching, and visualization
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Naga Srinivas Vemuri, Ricardo da S. Torres, Edward A. Fox, Weiguo Fan, Rao Shen
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 1-10
Exploring services for digital libraries (DLs) include two major paradigms, browsing and searching, as well as other services such as clustering and visualization. In this paper, we formalize and generalize DL exploring services within a DL theory. We deve...
   
ETANA-GIS: GIS for archaeological digital libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Rao Shen, Naga Srinivas Vemuri, Edward A. Fox, Weiguo Fan, Douglas Gorton
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 379-379
With the growing importance of mapping land, regions, and their related features, Geographic Information Systems (GIS) has become an ever important standard in fields where such detailed study of land features is required. Our archaeology digital library, ...
   
Demonstrating the use of a SenseCam in two domains
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By George Luc, Manuel A. Pérez-QuiÑones, Edward A. Fox, Ben Congleton, Seungwon Yang
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 376-376
MyLifeBits is both an application and a framework to manage a personal lifetime of memories. We will demonstrate the use of a small digital library that manages data from two Microsoft SenseCams, used by: 1) students in the Virginia-Maryland Regional Colle...
   
SIMPEL: a superimposed multimedia presentation editor and player
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Kapil Ahuja, Edward A. Fox, Sudarshan Murthy, Uma Murthy
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 377-377
In a variety of applications such as learning, we need to integrate multimedia information into convenient packages (like presentations). The challenges involved in this process are: Selecting or working with information elements at sub-document level whil...
   
ETANA-ADD: an interactive tool for integrating archaeological DL collections
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Rao Shen, Sameer Tupe, Edward A. Fox, Weiguo Fan, Naga Srinivas Vemuri
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 161-162
ETANA-DL is an archaeology digital library built based on the principles of Open Digital Libraries. A key challenge addressed in ETANA-DL is integration of new archaeological sites. To enable archaeologists to build OAI data providers for easy integration,...
   
Schema mapper: a visualization tool for DL integration
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Rao Shen, Divya Rangarajan, Naga Srinivas Vemuri, Edward A. Fox, Marcos André Gonçalves, Weiguo Fan, Ananth Raghavan
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 414-414
Schema mapping is a challenging problem. It has come to the fore in recent years; there are important applications like database schema integration and, more recently, digital library merging of heterogeneous data. Previous studies have approached the sche...
   
Using concept maps in digital libraries as a cross-language resource discovery tool
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Edward A. Fox, Ryan Richardson
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 256-257
The concept map, first suggested by Joseph Novak, has been extensively studied as a way for learners to increase understanding. We are automatically generating and translating concept maps from electronic theses and dissertations, for both English and Span...
   
Using concept maps as a cross-language resource discovery tool for large documents in digital libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Edward A. Fox, Ryan Richardson
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 415-415
Project Gutenburg, the Million Book Project, the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations, Amazon's book search service, and the recently announced collaboration of Google and leading libraries, all aim to make available large numbers of book-...
   
The Effectiveness of Automatically Structured Queries in Digital Libraries
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Marcos André Gonçalves, Edward A. Fox, Aaron Krowne, Pável Calado, Alberto H. F. Laender, Altigran S. da Silva, Berthier Ribeiro-Neto
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 98-107
Structured or fielded metadata is the basis for many digital library services, including searching and browsing. Yet, little is known about the impact of using structure on the effectiveness of such services. In this paper, we investigate a key research qu...
   
Using Digital Library Components for Biodiversity Systems
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Ricardo da S. Torres, Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, Renata Q. Dividino, Mauricio A. Figueiredo, Marcos André Gonçalves, Edward A. Fox, Ryan Richardson
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 408-408
No summary available.
   
Digital Libraries Settling the Score: 10 Years Hence and 10 Before
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Edward A. Fox, Gregory R. Crane, Stephen M. Griffin, Ronald L. Larsen, David M. Levy, David J. McArthur, Sugimoto Shigeo
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 374-374
Six panelists and a moderator leverage knowledge of the first ten years of the digital libraries field, to suggest key future directions.
   
ETANA-DL: A Digital Library For Integrated Handling of Heterogeneous Archaeological Data
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Unni Ravindranathan, Rao Shen, Marcos André Gonçalves, Weiguo Fan, Edward A. Fox, James W. Flanagan
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 76-77
Archaeologists have to deal with vast quantities of information, generated in both the field and laboratory. That information is heterogeneous in nature, and different projects have their own systems to store and use it. This adds to the challenges regardi...
   
An OAI Compliant Content-Based Image Search Component
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Ricardo da S. Torres, Claudia Bauzer Medeiros, Marcos André Gonçalves, Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 418-418
This demonstration presents a new CBIR system based on configurable components. The main novelty resides in its Content-Based Image Search Component (CBISC) that supports queries on image collections.CBISC is based on the OAI principles, and thus provides ...
   
Ranking Function Optimization for Effective Web Search by Genetic Programming: An Empirical Study
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Weiguo Fan, Michael D. Gordon, Praveen Pathak, Wensi Xi, Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 40105
Web search engines have become indispensable in our daily life to help us find the information we need. Although search engines are very fast in search response time, their effectiveness in finding useful and relevant documents at the top of the search hit...
   
The XML Log Standard for Digital Libraries: Analysis, Evolution, and Deployment
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Marcos André Gonçalves, Ganesh Panchanathan, Unnikrishnan Ravindranathan, Aaron Krowne, Edward A. Fox, Filip Jagodzinski, Lillian Cassel
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 312
We describe current efforts and developments building on our proposal for an XML log standard format for digital library (DL) logging analysis and companion tools. Focus is given to the evolution of formats and tools, based on analysis of deployment in sev...
 
Convergence of Knowledge Management and E-Learning: The GetSmart Experience
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Byron Marshall, Yiwen Zhang, Hsinchun Chen, Ann Lally, Rao Shen, Edward Fox, Lillian N. Cassel
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 135
The National Science Digital Library (NSDL), launched in December 2002, is emerging as a center of innovation in digital libraries as applied to education. As a part of this extensive project, the GetSmart system was created to apply knowledge management t...
 
The XML Log Standard for Digital Libraries: Analysis, Evolution, and Deployment
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Marcos André Gonçalves, Ganesh Panchanathan, Unnikrishnan Ravindranathan, Aaron Krowne, Edward A. Fox, Filip Jagodzinski, Lillian Cassel
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 312
We describe current efforts and developments building on our proposal for an XML log standard format for digital library (DL) logging analysis and companion tools. Focus is given to the evolution of formats and tools, based on analysis of deployment in sev...
 
Convergence of Knowledge Management and E-Learning: The GetSmart Experience
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Byron Marshall, Yiwen Zhang, Hsinchun Chen, Ann Lally, Rao Shen, Edward Fox, Lillian N. Cassel
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 135
The National Science Digital Library (NSDL), launched in December 2002, is emerging as a center of innovation in digital libraries as applied to education. As a part of this extensive project, the GetSmart system was created to apply knowledge management t...
 
The Web-DL Environment for Building Digital Libraries from the Web
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Pável P. Calado, Marcos A. Gon¸alves, Edward A. Fox, Berthier Ribeiro-Neto, Alberto H. F. Laender, Altigran S. da Silva, Davi C. Reis, Pablo A. Roberto, Monique V. Vieira, Juliano P. Lage
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 346
The Web contains a huge volume of unstructured data, which is difficult to manage. In digital libraries, on the other hand, information is explicitly organized, described, and managed. Community-oriented services are built to attend specific information ne...
   
Automatic Document Metadata Extraction Using Support Vector Machines
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Hui Han, C. Lee Giles, Eren Manavoglu, Hongyuan Zha, Zhenyue Zhang, Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 37
Automatic metadata generation provides scalability and usability for digital libraries and their collections. Machine learning methods offer robust and adaptable automatic metadata extraction. We describe a Support Vector Machine classification-based metho...
 
Convergence of Knowledge Management and E-Learning: The GetSmart Experience
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Byron Marshall, Yiwen Zhang, Hsinchun Chen, Ann Lally, Rao Shen, Edward Fox, Lillian N. Cassel
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 135
The National Science Digital Library (NSDL), launched in December 2002, is emerging as a center of innovation in digital libraries as applied to education. As a part of this extensive project, the GetSmart system was created to apply knowledge management t...
 
The Web-DL Environment for Building Digital Libraries from the Web
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Pável P. Calado, Marcos A. Gonçalves, Edward A. Fox, Berthier Ribeiro-Neto, Alberto H. F. Laender, Altigran S. da Silva, Davi C. Reis, Pablo A. Roberto, Monique V. Vieira, Juliano P. Lage
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 346
The Web contains a huge volume of unstructured data, which is difficult to manage. In digital libraries, on the other hand, information is explicitly organized, described, and managed. Community-oriented services are built to attend specific information ne...
   
Advances in Interactive Digital Multimedia Systems
Found in: Computer
By Edward A. Fox
Issue Date:October 1991
pp. 9-21
<p>This paper introduces basic concepts in digital multimedia systems and surveys recent literature. Background is provided regarding developments in interactive videodiscs, which first made images and video accessible through computer systems. Digit...
 
Computing in context (abstract only)
Found in: Proceeding of the 44th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '13)
By Christine Nass, Edward Carr, Edward Fox, Robert E. Beck, Wingyan Chung
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 734-734
As computing moves into its sixth decade as a formal field of study, a great deal of attention is focused on the breadth of relationships between computing and other disciplines. Descriptors of this relationship include computing in context, computing with...
     
Ensemble PDP-8: eight principles for distributed portals
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By Clifford A. Shaffer, Dan Garcia, David Archer, Edward A. Fox, Felicia Decker, Frank Shipman, Lillian Cassel, Lois Delcambre, Monika Akbar, Peter Brusilovsky, Richard Furuta, Stephen Carpenter, Stephen H. Edwards, Yinlin Chen
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 341-344
Ensemble, the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathways project for Computing, builds upon a diverse group of prior NSDL, DL-I, and other projects. Ensemble has shaped its activities according to principles related to design, development, implementa...
     
Digital library initiative: a project for educators in Qatar
Found in: ACM Inroads
By Carole Thompson, Edward A. Fox, Hamed Alhoori, Mohammed Samaka, Myrna Tabet, Susan S. Lukesh, Tarek Kanan
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 70-75
This article presents the first phase of an exciting initiative in the Arabian Gulf State of Qatar that brings together four academic institutions working to develop a digital library infrastructure of people, services, software, hardware, and content rela...
     
Formal foundations for systematic digital library generation
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13)
By Edward A. Fox, Jonathan P. Leidig
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 391-392
Many digital library design, development, and deployment processes are not based on systematic generation activities. The utilization of generation processes enables the precise definition of digital libraries, identification of existing software component...
     
Domain-specific image geocoding: a case study on Virginia tech building photos
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13)
By Edward A. Fox, Lin Tzy Li, Otávio A.B. Penatti, Ricardo da S. Torres
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 363-366
The use of map-based browser services is of great relevance in numerous digital libraries. The implementation of such services, however, demands the use of geocoded data collections. This paper investigates the use of image content local representations in...
     
A relevance feedback approach for the author name disambiguation problem
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '13)
By Anderson A. Ferreira, Ariadne M.B.R. Carvalho, Edward A. Fox, Marcos A. Gonçalves, Ricardo da S. Torres, Thiago A. Godoi, Weiguo Fan
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 209-218
This paper presents a new name disambiguation method that exploits user feedback on ambiguous references across iterations. An unsupervised step is used to define pure training samples, and a hybrid supervised step is employed to learn a classification mod...
     
Curriculum collaboration, customization, and reuse: creating communities in digital repositories (abstract only)
Found in: Proceeding of the 44th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '13)
By Edward Fox, Lois Delcambre, Randy Steele, Scott Britell
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 731-731
With the proliferation of digital educational resources comes the requirement to provide educators with tools for collaboration, customization, and reuse of these resources. We describe our repository software built upon the Drupal content management syste...
     
How educators find educational resources online
Found in: Proceedings of the 16th annual joint conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE '11)
By Clifford A. Shaffer, Edward A. Fox, Lillian Cassel, Lois Delcambre, Monika Akbar, Weiguo Fan, Yinlin Chen
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 367-367
Search engines are mostly targeted toward the generic user but educators have specific information needs with specialized information-seeking behaviors. When designing a course, educators may create a syllabus, lecture slides, and use tools as lecture aide...
     
Improving simulation management systems through ontology generation and utilization
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By Edward A. Fox, Henning Mortveit, Jonathan Leidig, Kevin Hall, Madhav Marathe
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 435-436
Content from simulation systems is useful in defining domain ontologies. We describe a digital library process to generate and leverage domain ontologies to support simulation systems tasks. Workflow ontologies may be used to define compositions of simulat...
     
Developing a concept extraction technique with ensemble pathway
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By Edward A. Fox, Min Song, Prat Tanapaisankit
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 405-406
In this paper, we describe our Concept Extraction technique for Educational Digital libraries (CEED) which applies Conditional Random Fields (CRFs) to extract concepts from the Ensemble Pathway collection. In addition, we discuss how we implement RESTful A...
     
Use of subimages in fish species identification: a qualitative study
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By Edward A. Fox, Eric Hallerman, Lin Tzy Li, Lois M. Delcambre, Manuel A. Perez-Quinones, Ricardo da S. Torres, Uma Murthy
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 185-194
Many scholarly tasks involve working with subdocuments, or contextualized fine-grain information, i.e., with information that is part of some larger unit. A digital library (DL) facilitates management, access, retrieval, and use of collections of data and ...
     
SimDL: a model ontology driven digital library for simulation systems
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By Edward A. Fox, Henning Mortveit, Jonathan Leidig, Kevin Hall, Madhav Marathe
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 81-84
We propose a digital library design to support epidemic and public health simulation experiments in which model ontologies direct collection organization, user interface construction, and discovery. We have developed a SimDL instantiation of the ontologica...
     
Entertainment history museums in virtual worlds: video game and music preservation in second life
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By Bradley Willis, Edward A. Fox, Joseph S. Bourne, Spencer Lee
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 403-404
This research explores and demonstrates the use of Second Life (the popular 3D virtual world) for the purpose of digitally preserving various aspects of video game and music history. Physical game interfaces like joysticks, advertisements used for games, a...
     
Multiple sources with multiple portals: a demonstration of the ensemble computing portal in second life
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By Allison Huie, B. Stephen Carpenter, Daniel Pogue, Edward A. Fox, Frank Shipman, Lillian Cassel, Lois Delcambre, Peter Brusilovsky, Richard Furuta, Spencer Lee
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 397-398
This demonstration is an overview of our Ensemble pathway project with group members on-location at the conference and in the virtual world of Second Life from remote locations providing a live walk-through tour of our project online. This approach allows ...
     
Many-to-many information connection connections in a distributed digital library portal
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By Edward A. Fox, Lillian N. Cassel, Lois M.L. Delcambre, Richard Furuta
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 369-370
The Ensemble computing education portal is part of the US NSF's National Science Digital Library (NSDL). The underlying assumption in Ensemble's design is that people will not come just because we build something new. The information must be available from...
     
Ensemble: creating a national digital library for computing education
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th ACM conference on SIG-information technology education (SIGITE '09)
By Edward Fox, Gregory W. Hislop, Lillian Cassel, Lois Delcambre, Peter Brusilovsky, Rick Furuta
Issue Date:October 2009
pp. 200-200
Ensemble is a new NSF NSDL Pathways project working to establish a national, distributed digital library for computing education. Our project is building a distributed portal providing access to a broad range of existing educational resources for computing...
     
The variety of ways in which instructors implement a modular digital library curriculum
Found in: Proceedings of the 2009 joint international conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '09)
By Barbara M. Wildemuth, Edward A. Fox, Jeffrey P. Pomerantz, Sanghee Oh, Seungwon Yang
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 1-1
With support from the National Science Foundation, researchers at Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina developed a curriculum framework and a number of modules for instruction in the area of digital libraries. In 2008, 15 different modules we...
     
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