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Breaking the Metadata Generation Bottleneck: Preliminary Findings
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Elizabeth D. Liddy, Stuart Sutton, Woojin Paik, Eileen Allen, Sarah Harwell, Michelle Monsour, Anne Turner, Jennifer Liddy
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 464
No summary available.
   
Finding Questions to Your Answers
Found in: Data Engineering Workshops, 22nd International Conference on
By Grant Ingersoll, Ozgur Yilmazel, Elizabeth D. Liddy
Issue Date:April 2007
pp. 755-759
We present our recent work on building an information access system that finds questions to a given document. The paper provides the detailed design of our inverse Question Answering system, and analyses the challenges and issues faced during implementatio...
 
Text Categorization for Aligning Educational Standards
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Ozgur Yilmazel, Niranjan Balasubramanian, Sarah C. Harwell, Jennifer Bailey, Anne R. Diekema, Elizabeth D. Liddy
Issue Date:January 2007
pp. 73b
Standard alignment (where standards describing similar concepts are correlated) is a necessary task in providing full access to educational resources. Manual alignment is time consuming and expensive. We propose an automatic alignment system, using machine...
   
MetaExtract: An NLP System to Automatically Assign Metadata
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Ozgur Yilmazel, Christina M. Finneran, Elizabeth D. Liddy
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 241-242
We have developed MetaExtract, a system to automatically assign Dublin Core + GEM metadata using extraction techniques from our natural language processing research. MetaExtract is comprised of three distinct processes: eQuery and HTML-based Extraction mod...
   
MetaTest: Evaluation of Metadata from Generation to Use
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Elizabeth D. Liddy, Eileen E. Allen, Christina M. Finneran, Geri Gay, Helene Hembrooke, Laura A. Granka
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 398
No summary available.
   
NLP-Supported Decision-Making
Found in: Computer Software and Applications Conference, Annual International
By Elizabeth D. Liddy
Issue Date:October 1999
pp. 390
One way to think about what decision-making will be like in the future is to look at it in terms of the potential combinatorial power of adaptive, intelligent agents with the significant accomplishments of the burgeoning Natural Language Processing (NLP) c...
 
Breaking the metadata generation bottleneck: preliminary findings
Found in: Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '01)
By Anne Turner, Eileen Allen, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Jennifer Liddy, Michelle Monsour, Sarah Harwell, Stuart Sutton, Woojin Paik
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 464
In this poster, we describe visualization and educational efforts unde rway to build an Atmospheric Visualization Collection for the NSDL.
     
Examining perception of digital information space
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By Anne R. Diekema, Elizabeth D. Liddy, John A. D'Ignazio, Joseph D. Ryan, Sarah C. Harwell
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 479-479
A study using a modified think aloud protocol of University of Rochester undergraduate students' interactions with a general, humanities scholarly database helped a research team gain insight into their information-seeking behavior and thus the impact of t...
     
Questions to be asked & answered as to NLP's role in improving semantic annotation
Found in: Proceedings of the third workshop on Exploiting semantic annotations in information retrieval (ESAIR '10)
By Elizabeth D. Liddy
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 1-2
In the realm of Information Retrieval, why is Semantic Annotation needed? What has changed? Is it the users, the sources, the genres, the technologies, the applications, the queries? If there are differences, why and how can Semantic Annotation help? And m...
     
Standards alignment for metadata assignment
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By Anne R. Diekema, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Jennifer Bailey, Ozgur Yilmazel, Sarah C. Harwell
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 398-399
The research in this paper describes a Machine Learning technique called hierarchical text categorization which is used to solve the problem of finding equivalents from among different state and national education standards. The approach is based on a set ...
     
Context-based question-answering evaluation
Found in: Proceedings of the 27th annual international conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '04)
By Anne R. Diekema, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Ozgur Yilmazel
Issue Date:July 2004
pp. 508-509
In this poster, we will present the results of efforts we have undertaken to conduct evaluations of a QA system in a real world environment and to understand the nature of the dimensions on which users evaluate QA systems when given full reign to comment o...
     
Automatic metadata generation & evaluation
Found in: Proceedings of the 25th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '02)
By Anne Diekema, Eileen Allen, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Joanne Silverstein, N. Ercan Ozgencil, Nancy McCracken, Ozgur Yilmazel, Sarah Harwell, Stuart Sutton, Susan Corieri
Issue Date:August 2002
pp. 401-402
The poster reports on a project in which we are investigating methods for breaking the human metadata-generation bottleneck that plagues Digital Libraries. The research question is whether metadata elements and values can be automatically generated from th...
     
Breathing life into digital archives: use of natural language processing to revitalize the grey literature of public health
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '02)
By Anne M. Turner, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Jana Bradley
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 411-411
The goal of our 2-year Robert Wood Johnson-funded project is to apply Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology to improve access and use of the digitalized public health "grey" literature. Much public health information, such as meeting notes, think-ta...
     
StandardConnection: correlating educational resources in digital libraries to content standards
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '02)
By Elizabeth D. Liddy, John Kendall, Stuart A. Sutton
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 408-408
The goal of our two year NSF National Science Digital Library-funded project is to develop Natural Language Processing technology that will automatically produce metadata values that correlate individual educational resources in digital libraries to conten...
     
Evolving intelligent text-based agents
Found in: Proceedings of the fourth international conference on Autonomous agents (AGENTS '00)
By Edmund S. Yu, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Ping C. Koo
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 388-395
When creating virtual reality environments a large amount of the interaction needs to be programmed. The problem with this is that non-computer expert users lack the programming skills necessary to create useful applications. Specifying interactions remain...
     
Posters: abstracts
Found in: Proceedings of the 19th annual international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval (SIGIR '96)
By Elizabeth D. Liddy
Issue Date:August 1996
pp. 340
The TIPSTER collection is unusual because of both its size and detail. In particular, it describes a set of information needs, as opposed to traditional queries. These detailed representations of information need are an opportunity for research on differen...
     
Text categorization for multiple users based on semantic features from a machine-readable dictionary
Found in: ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
By Edmund S. Yu, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Woojin Paik
Issue Date:January 1992
pp. 278-295
The text categorization module described here provides a front-end filtering function for the larger DR-LINK text retrieval system [Liddy and Myaeing 1993]. The model evaluates a large incoming stream of documents to determine which documents are sufficien...
     
Supporting statistical electronic table usage by citizens
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Ben Shneiderman, Carol A. Hert, Elizabeth D. Liddy, Gary Marchionini
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 52-54
Over 70 agencies at the federal level are charged with collecting data and producing and disseminating statistics. These statistics are used to inform government policy, shape health care initiatives, provide information on the state of the economy, and ot...
     
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