Eric H. Johnson

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The basic problem in information retrieval is that large-scale searches can only match terms specified by the user to terms appearing in documents in the digital library collection. Intermediate sources that support term suggestion can thus enhance retrieval by providing alternative search terms for the user. Term suggestion increases the recall, while(More)
Some of the research activities of the University of Illinois Digital Library Initiative focus on ways to improve subject access through the use of interactive thesaurus displays. Although a number of thesauri, such as the NASA Thesaurus, have appeared on-line, and eliminate the page-flipping necessary with printed thesauri, they basically just reproduce(More)
The Illinois Digital Library Project has developed an infrastructure for federated repositories. The deployed testbed indexes articles from many scientific journals and publishers in a production stream that can be searched as though they form a single collection. he Digital Libraries Initiative (DLI) project at the University of Illinois at(More)
An eight year old wild caught Cynomolgus monkey was diagnosed as having alkaptonuria, a condition characterized by the passage of a normal-colored urine which darkens upon standing. The underlying cause is the congenital lack of homogentisic acid oxidase with subsequent passage of homogentisic acid in the urine. No other clinical manifestations, such as(More)
A juvenile macaque monkey with abnormal phenotypic and behavioral features was studied cytogenetically. An additional autosome was found in over 90% of the animal's cultured cells. This chromosome, subsequently identified as number 16 in the macaque karyotype by G-banding, was shown to be mostly homologous with human chromosome 13 using fluorescence in situ(More)
T he Digital Libraries Initiative (DLI) project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) was one of six sponsored by the NSF, DARPA, and NASA from 1994 through 1998. Our goal was to develop widely usable Web technology to effectively search technical documents on the Internet. We concentrated on building the experimental Illinois DLI Testbed(More)
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