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Quantifying the accuracy of relational statements in Wikipedia: a methodology
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Barbara Strickland, Gregory Crane, Gabriel Weaver
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 358-358
An initial evaluation of the English Wikipedia indicates that it may provide accurate data for disambiguating and finding relations among named entities.
 
The challenge of virginia banks: an evaluation of named entity analysis in a 19th-century newspaper collection
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Alison Jones, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 31-40
This paper evaluates automatic extraction of ten named entity classes from a 19th century newspaper, the Civil War years of the Richmond Times Dispatch, digitized with IMLS support by the University of Richmond. This paper analyzes success with ten categor...
 
Finding a catalog: generating analytical catalog records from well-structured digital texts
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Alison Jones, Gregory Crane, David Mimno
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 271-280
One of the criticisms library users often make of catalogs is that they rarely include information below the bibliographic level. It is generally impossible to search a catalog for the titles and subjects of particular chapters or volumes. There has been n...
 
Towards a Cultural Heritage Digital Library
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Gregory Crane, Clifford Wulfman
Issue Date:May 2003
pp. 75
This paper surveys research areas relevant to cultural heritage digital libraries. The emerging National Science Digital Library promises to establish the foundation on which those of us beyond the scienti.c and engineering community will likely build. Thi...
 
Building a Hypertextual Digital Library in the Humanities: A Case Study on London
Found in: Digital Libraries, Joint Conference on
By Gregory Crane, David A. Smith, Clifford E. Wulfman
Issue Date:June 2001
pp. 426-434
This paper describes the creation of a new humanities digital library collection: 11,000,000 words and 10,000 images representing books, images and maps on pre-twentieth century London and its environs. The London collection contained far more dense and pr...
 
Hypermedia and the Study of Ancient Culture
Found in: IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
By Gregory Crane
Issue Date:July 1991
pp. 45-51
<p>The author discusses how hypermedia databases can facilitate the study of ancient cultures, where evidence ranges from literary texts to archaeological sites to individual objects, by allowing fluid movement among disparate data. The Perseus Proje...
 
Measuring historical word sense variation
Found in: Proceeding of the 11th annual international ACM/IEEE joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '11)
By David Bamman, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2011
pp. 1-10
We describe here a method for automatically identifying word sense variation in a dated collection of historical books in a large digital library. By leveraging a small set of known translation book pairs to induce a bilingual sense inventory and labeled t...
     
Transferring structural markup across translations using multilingual alignment and projection
Found in: Proceedings of the 10th annual joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '10)
By Alison Babeu, David Bamman, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2010
pp. 11-20
We present here a method for automatically projecting structural information across translations, including canonical citation structure (such as chapters and sections), speaker information, quotations, markup for people and places, and any other element i...
     
When printed hypertexts go digital: information extraction from the parsing of indices
Found in: Proceedings of the 20th ACM conference on Hypertext and hypermedia (HT '09)
By Alison Babeu, Gregory Crane, Matteo Romanello, Monica Berti
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 70-73
Modern critical editions of ancient works generally include manually created indices of other sources quoted in the text. Since indices can be considered as a form of domain specific language, the paper presents a parsing-based approach to the problem of e...
     
Collecting fragmentary authors in a digital library
Found in: Proceedings of the 2009 joint international conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '09)
By Alison Babeu, Gregory Crane, Matteo Romanello, Monica Berti
Issue Date:June 2009
pp. 1-1
This paper discusses new work to represent, in a digital library of classical sources, authors whose works themselves are lost and who survive only where surviving authors quote, paraphrase or allude to them. It describes initial works from a digital colle...
     
Building a dynamic lexicon from a digital library
Found in: Proceedings of the 8th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '08)
By David Bamman, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2008
pp. 597-617
We describe here in detail our work toward creating a dynamic lexicon from the texts in a large digital library. By leveraging a small structured knowledge source (a 30,457 word treebank), we are able to extract selectional preferences for words from a 3.5...
     
A new generation of textual corpora: mining corpora from very large collections
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By Alison Babeu, Gordon Stewart, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 356-365
While digital libraries based on page images and automatically generated text have made possible massive projects such as the Million Book Library, Open Content Alliance, Google, and others, humanists still depend upon textual corpora expensively produced ...
     
Cyberinfrastructure for the humanities and social sciences: advancing the humanities research agenda
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '07)
By Brett Bobley, Clifford Lynch, Gregory Crane, Joyce Ray, Steven Wheatley
Issue Date:June 2007
pp. 214-214
In 2006 the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) released Our Cultural Commonwealth, the final report of the Commission on Cyberinfrastructure for the Humanities and Social Sciences. The report, based on a study funded by the Mellon Foundation, exp...
     
Quantifying the accuracy of relational statements in Wikipedia: a methodology
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '06)
By Barbara Strickland, Gabriel Weaver, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 358-358
An initial evaluation of the English Wikipedia indicates that it may provide accurate data for disambiguating and finding relations among named entities.
     
The challenge of virginia banks: an evaluation of named entity analysis in a 19th-century newspaper collection
Found in: Proceedings of the 6th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '06)
By Alison Jones, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2006
pp. 31-40
This paper evaluates automatic extraction of ten named entity classes from a 19th century newspaper, the Civil War years of the Richmond Times Dispatch, digitized with IMLS support by the University of Richmond. This paper analyzes success with ten categor...
     
Finding a catalog: generating analytical catalog records from well-structured digital texts
Found in: Proceedings of the 5th ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '05)
By Alison Jones, David Mimno, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:June 2005
pp. 271-280
One of the criticisms library users often make of catalogs is that they rarely include information below the bibliographic level. It is generally impossible to search a catalog for the titles and subjects of particular chapters or volumes. There has been n...
     
Integrating harvesting into digital library content
Found in: Proceedings of the second ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '02)
By Anne Mahoney, David A. Smith, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:July 2002
pp. 183-184
The Open Archives Initiative has gained success by aiming between complex federation schemes and low functionality web crawling. Much information still remains hidden inside documents catalogued by OAI metadata. We discuss how subdocument information can b...
     
Building a hypertextual digital library in the humanities: a case study on London
Found in: Proceedings of the first ACM/IEEE-CS joint conference on Digital libraries (JCDL '01)
By Clifford E. Wulfman, David A. Smith, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 426-434
This paper describes the creation of a new humanities digital library collection: 11,000,000 words and 10,000 images representing books, images and maps on pre-twentieth century London and its environs. The London collection contained far more dense and p...
     
New technology and new roles: the need for “corpus editors”
Found in: Proceedings of the fifth ACM conference on Digital libraries (DL '00)
By Gregory Crane, Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox
Issue Date:June 2000
pp. 252-253
Digital libraries challenge humanists and other academics to rethink the relationship between technology and their work. At the Perseus Project, we have seen the rise of a new combination of skills. The “Corpus Editor” manages a collection of m...
     
Building a digital library: the Perseus project as a case study in the humanities
Found in: Proceedings of the first ACM international conference on Digital libraries (DL '96)
By Gregory Crane
Issue Date:March 1996
pp. 3-10
This presentation focuses on the strategic design planning and vision creation process for the E-Quarium, the online complement to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. More than six months of informed investigation and analysis resulted in an ambitious redesign of t...
     
Evaluating hypermedia and learning: methods and results from the Perseus Project
Found in: ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS)
By Gary Marchionini, Gregory Crane
Issue Date:January 1992
pp. 5-34
The Perseus Project has developed a hypermedia corpus of materials related to the ancient Greek world. The materials include a variety of texts and images, and tools for using these materials and navigating the sytem. Results from a three-year evaluation o...
     
From Memex to hypertext: understanding the influence of Vannevar Bush
Found in: Proceedings of the third annual ACM conference on Hypertext (HYPERTEXT '91)
By Gregory Crane, James M. Nyce, Linda C. Smith, Norman Meyrowitz, Paul Kahn, Randy Trigg, Tim Oren
Issue Date:December 1991
pp. 361
The purpose of this panel is to bring together researchers in software engineering and hypertext and help identify the major issues in the application of hypertext technology and concepts to software engineering and vice versa.
     
Drudgery and deep thought
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Anne Mahoney, Clifford E. Wulfman, David A. Smith, Gregory Crane, Jeffrey A. Rydberg-Cox, Robert F. Chavez, Thomas L. Milbank
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 34-40
Case study findings from several corporate environments suggest that successful virtualization does not depend on the degree of technological sophistication. It's how the tools are used that matters.
     
From the old to the new: intergrating hypertext into traditional scholarship
Found in: Proceeding of the ACM conference on Hypertext (HYPERTEXT '87)
By Gregory Crane
Issue Date:November 1987
pp. 51-55
Hypertext allows academics to structure and manipulate their ideas in a radically new way, but it should also reinforce traditional scholarly activity. Those designing Hypertext systems that are intended for the general academic market must be careful to s...
     
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