Monique V. Vieira

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In social networks such as Orkut, www.orkut.com, a large portion of the user queries refer to names of other people. Indeed, more than 50% of the queries in Orkut are about names of other users, with an average of 1.8 terms per query. Further, the users usually search for people with whom they maintain relationships in the network. These relationships can(More)
The Web contains a huge volume of unstructured data, which is difficult to manage. In digital libraries, on the other hand, information is explicitly organized, described, and managed. Community-oriented services are built to attend specific information needs and tasks. In this paper, we describe an environment, Web-DL, that allows the construction of(More)
The Web contains a huge volume of information, almost all unstructured and, therefore, difficult to manage. In Digital Libraries, however, information is explicitly organized, described, and managed. In this paper, we propose an architecture that allows the construction of digital libraries from the Web, using standard protocols and archival technologies,(More)
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