Re: [htdig] Associating concepts with files - volunteers ?


Gabriel Fenteany (fenteany@calvin.bwh.harvard.edu)
Tue, 11 May 1999 08:38:21 -0400


You can define meta "names" of any kind, including Dublin Core (DC) elements
which are popular amongst electronic publishers and librarians (for more on
DC elements see http://purl.org/dc/ and
http://www.lub.lu.se/cgi-bin/nmdc.pl)

See http://www.htdig.org/attrs.html#keywords_meta_tag_names

and http://www.htdig.org/meta.html

Gabriel

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Gabriel Fenteany, Ph.D.
http://vl.bwh.harvard.edu

---------- >From: Geoff <geoff@quanta.paypc.com> >To: htdig@htdig.org >Subject: [htdig] Associating concepts with files - volunteers ? >Date: Tue, May 11, 1999, 05:43 >

> > > Hi > > I'm looking to do more than just a keyword search. Its like going into a > library and searching every single book for a word like "magent" - too much > noise and not enough context. > > Happily we look at a catalogue that contains author, title, call number, > associated subjects and even keywords. This layer of abstraction is how we > find concepts. Duh. I noticed the metatags, but they dont go well inside > raster & vector image files (a crucial part of any modern database). > > So, I know it is on the "to do" list, but is there anyone who can assign say > five fields associated with the filename and url to the file. This would mean > that HtDig becomes like a file catalogue as well as a keyword searcher within > each file. That would indeed be a very powerful tool. Of course someone would > have to lovingly add info into the fields, but that is what librarians exist > for right ? > > The idea is that a hit on one field shows the other fields associated with the > file, that will often provide more insight and cues. This could be flagged to > be show just the field searched, or all fields, or each field truncated to to > a maximum length (similar to say altavista). > > I'm asking around some friends to see who is interested in this project. > > Any takers ? > > geoff > > > > > > > > > > ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ > -- > It is by will alone I set my mind in motion, it is by the juice of safir that > the thoughts acquire speed, the lips acquire stain, the stain becomes a > warning, > it is by wil alone I set my mind in motion. > > Microsoft - for people who don't know any better > geoff@quanta.paypc.com > ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ > --- > > ------------------------------------ > To unsubscribe from the htdig mailing list, send a message to > htdig@htdig.org containing the single word "unsubscribe" in > the SUBJECT of the message. > ------------------------------------ To unsubscribe from the htdig mailing list, send a message to htdig@htdig.org containing the single word "unsubscribe" in the SUBJECT of the message.



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