Magdy Nagi

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— The Digitization Workflow Management System (DWMS) is a system developed in Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Library of Alexandria, to manage the whole process of digitization including its various phases, system users, files movement, archiving, and integration with the ILS and the library digital repository. The system supports workflow dynamic evolutions(More)
This paper presents a new algorithm for request distribution in clustered EJB systems. A new classification for EJB requests is first introduced, on which request distribution is based. The objective is to achieve load balancing and to enhance the caching performance in the EJB containers. The algorithm is based on periodically collecting traffic statistics(More)
The Digital Assets Repository (DAR) is an Institutional Repository developed at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina to manage the full lifecycle of a digital asset: its creation and ingestion, its metadata management, storage and archival in addition to the necessary mechanisms for publishing and dissemination. DAR was designed with a focus on integrating DAR with(More)
Our focus is on a real case of a massive collection of online books (e-books), the case of EOLSS (Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems). It is a massive collection of documentation, under constant change, aiming at different categories of readers coming from multiple linguistic and cultural backgrounds. The current paper aims at presenting a system to(More)
Electronic publishing of material digitized using imaging and OCR calls for a special delivery format capable of reconstructing original documents in a well-usable electronic form. We present a framework for the universal encoding of multilingual image-on-text documents, enabling retrieval systems to text-search and highlight hits on original page images. A(More)
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