Exploring a digital library through key ideas

@inproceedings{Schilit2008ExploringAD,
  title={Exploring a digital library through key ideas},
  author={Bill N. Schilit and Okan Kolak},
  booktitle={JCDL},
  year={2008}
}
Key Ideas is a technique for exploring digital libraries by navigating passages that repeat across multiple books. From these popular passages emerge quotations that authors have copied from book to book because they capture an idea particularly well: Jefferson on liberty; Stanton on women's rights; and Gibson on cyberpunk. We augment Popular Passages by extracting key terms from the surrounding context and computing sets of related key terms. We then create an interaction model where readers… CONTINUE READING
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