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Expression of Z39.50 supported search capabilities by applying formal descriptions
The wide adoption of the Z39.50 protocol from the Libraries exposes their abilities to participate in a distributed environment. In spite of the protocol specification of a unified global access mechanism, query failures ...
Exploring query formulation and reformulation: a preliminary study to map users' search behaviour
This study aims to investigate the query formulation and reformulation patterns such as generalisations, specifications, parallel movements and replacements with synonyms within the search procedure. Results showed that ...
Computer aided sensor placement and automatic state definition
The design of an Finite State Machine for human activity recognition heavily depends on the type, number and deployment of the sensors used. In this work we propose a tool that automatically creates the FSM, independently ...
Visualising Negotiation communications in setting library sharing policies
Today's libraries provide a broad and diverse range of resources, from books to videos and databases, and sharing conditions for each depend on modality, source, and mode of usage. In this paper, we introduce and discuss ...
A semantics-based substitution for unsupported Z39.50 Bib-1 access points
Unsupported Z39.50 Access Points result to query failures and/or inconsistent answers, in spite of the protocol specification for a unified global access mechanism. A challenge to this issue is to substitute an unsupported ...
Geospatial Data in Library Collections
While several surveys and studies focus on developing GIS services in libraries, however, there is no recent research concerning the data that academic libraries organize and offer to their users. This study tries to cover ...