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Searching and organizing images across languages

Clough, P., Sanderson, M. and Shou, X.M. (2005) Searching and organizing images across languages. In: Proceedings of EVA Moscow. 8th Annual International Conference EVA2005, 28 November - 2 December 2005, Moscow. .

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Abstract

With the continual growth of users on the Web from a wide range of countries, supporting such users in their search of cultural heritage collections will grow in importance. In the next few years, the growth areas of Internet users will come from the Indian sub-continent and China. Consequently, if holders of cultural heritage collections wish their content to be viewable by the full range of users coming to the Internet, the range of languages that they need to support will have to grow. This paper will present recent work conducted at the University of Sheffield (and now being implemented in BRICKS) on how to use automatic translation to provide search and organisation facilities for a historical image search engine. The system allows users to search for images in seven different languages, providing means for the user to examine translated image captions and browse retrieved images organised by categories written in their native language.

Item Type: Proceedings Paper
Institution: The University of Sheffield
Academic Units: The University of Sheffield > Faculty of Social Sciences (Sheffield) > Information School (Sheffield)
Depositing User: Repository Officer
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2008 17:22
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2013 16:56
Published Version: http://conf.cpic.ru/eva2005/eng/reports/report_610...
Status: Published
URI: http://eprints.whiterose.ac.uk/id/eprint/4527

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