vacation -I

I’m off to Croatia later today for the LIDA conference. I’m presenting a paper, of course – one doesn’t travel that far just to attend a conference, or at least I don’t. I also don’t travel that far & to a place that cool without making some vacation time, so Yvonne is joining me & we’re spending several days before the conference touring around the Southern Dalmatian coast. Sweet! I.. Read More

Reference Extract and Bibliomancer

I spoke to Dave Lankes yesterday about Reference Extract and Bibliomancer, two new projects at the Information Institute of Syracuse. Dave explained these two projects very clearly: Both are specialty search engines. The corpus searched by Reference Extract is URLs scraped from of dig ref transactions. The corpus searched by Bibliomancer is the content of the pages at those URLs. Dave is interested in having some evaluation done of these.. Read More