Challenges of Distributed Search Across Digital Libraries

@inproceedings{Bender2005ChallengesOD,
  title={Challenges of Distributed Search Across Digital Libraries},
  author={Matthias Bender and Sebastian Michel and Gerhard Weikum and Christian Zimmer},
  year={2005}
}
We present the MINERVA project that tackles the problem of collaborative search across a large number of digital libraries. The search engine is layered on top of a Chord-style peer-to-peer overlay network that connects an a-priori unlimited number of peers or digital libraries. Each library posts a small amount of metadata to a conceptually global, but physically distributed directory. This directory is is used to efficiently select promising libraries to execute a query based on their local… CONTINUE READING
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