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An Adaptive and Efficient Clustering-based Approach for Content Based Image Retrieval in Image Databases
An Adaptive and Efficient Clustering-based Approach for Content Based Image Retrieval in Image DatabasesDownload
Technical report TR01-03. In this paper, we present a new Content-Based Image Retrieval (CBIR) approach which is based on cluster analysis. A distinguishing aspect of CBIR is that it relies on a visual content representation (metadata) of the images. In order to produce such metadata, we propose...
This poster for the NADDI 2016 conference shows the processes we implemented to pre-populate parts of our DDI-compatible metadata schema with publicly and locally available information. We have developed in-house scripts to export and import the metadata from resources such as NCBI,...
This presentation was an update to library staff on the progress that has been made on the CLIR-funded "Bridging the Research Data Divide." It outlines the initial processes taken to describe maternal, infant, and child health research data and engage researchers.
This presentation for NADDI 2016 gives an overview of the processing work that has gone into research data description for the two types of collections being described in the "Bridging the Research Data Divide" project: special collections and contemporary research collections.
This presentation provides an overview of the work of the University of Alberta Libraries to examine and revise its descriptive metadata practices to more accurately, appropriately, and respectfully represent Indigenous peoples and contexts. This was presented on April 24, 2018 as part of the SLA...
This presentation provides an overview of the work of the University of Alberta Libraries to examine and revise its descriptive metadata practices to more accurately, appropriately, and respectfully represent Indigenous peoples and contexts. The presentation was given at the Netspeed Library...
This research project asks whether audio material in online digital collections might have specialized descriptive metadata requirements, and, if so, what they might be. To answer these questions, an overview of current practice was undertaken. Eighteen audio-oriented online collections were...
This is a presentation given at the Library and Information Studies Students' Association's Forum for Information Professionals on February 5, 2010 about a study that investigated whether audio material in online digital collections might have specialized descriptive metadata requirements, and,...
Expanding Video Findability and Accessibility through Student Engagement: Building the Nosotros Video CollectionDownload
Students + Instructors + Library = Win-Win Situation. Engaging students in the information creation process of enhancing the findability and accessibility of a video collection reinforces the value of information and the students' own role as information creators. The Nosotros video collection...