Hugo Manguinhas

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Geo-temporal criteria are important for filtering, grouping and prioritizing information resources. This presents techniques for extracting semantic geo-temporal information from text, using simple text mining methods that leverage on a gazetteer. A prototype system, implementing the proposed methods and capable of displaying information over maps and(More)
This paper addresses the problem of using the FRBR model to support the presentation of results. It describes a service implementing new algorithms and techniques for transforming existing MARC records into the FRBR model for this specific purpose. This work was developed in the context of the TELPlus project and processed 100,000 bibliographic and(More)
DIGMAP aims to become the main international resource discovery service for digitized old maps existing in libraries. The service reuses metadata from European national libraries and other relevant third party metadata sources. The gathered metadata is enhanced locally with geographical indexing and with record linking/clustering, leveraging on geographic(More)
This paper reports an experiment exploring the hypothesis that an innovative application of the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) principles can complement traditional bibliographic resource discovery systems in order to improve the user experience. A specialized service was implemented that, when given a plain list of results from a(More)