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Mr Te Taka Keegan
Reo Maori kei te Ipurangi 2002 - Findings of a recent Maori Language Web Survey

Dr Andy Cockburn
Spatial Memory in 2D and 3D Pysical and Virtual Environments

Dr Alistair Knott
Grounding Linguistic Structure in a model of Sensorimotor Cognition

Professor Ian Witten
Greenstone in Practice

Mr Shaochun Wang
Formal Object-oriented Specification in Standard Z

Mr Greg Reeve
Complete Refinement Rules for Microcharts

Mr Andreas Ribbrock
Groups Acting on Sets - A Powerful Approach to Content Based Retrieval

Mr Matthew Luckie
Measurement and Analysis of One-Way Internet Packet Dynamics

Mrs Beryl Plimmer
FreeFrom: An Interface Design Environment for Novice Programmers

Dr Steve Reeves
Results on Formal Stepwise Design in Z

Dr Steve Reeves
mChart-Based Specification and Refinement

Dr Tyrone Grandison
Trust Management : The SULTAN Perspective

Dr Timothy A Budd
Multiparadigm Programming in J/MP

Dr Matt Jones
Sorting out Searching on Small Screen Devices

Mr John McPherson
Forming a corpus of voice queries for music information retrieval

Professor John Cleary
Optimising Tabling Structures for Bottom-Up Logic Programming

Mr Jarred Potter
Mercy Corps

Professor Nobuo Saito
Cyber Education Across Several Countries

Dr Richard Nelson
Improving Mobile IP Handovers

Dr Tony Smith
The Application of Unstructured Learning Techniques to Bioinformatics and Conceptual Biology

Dr Stefan Kramer
Inductive Databases for Bioinformatics and Predictive Toxicology

Dr Richard Dearden
AI on Mars: Autonomy for Planetary Rovers

Ms Colleen Shannon
Code Red: Spread and Victims of an Internet Worm

Mr David Moore
Fundamental Limits on Blocking Self Propagating Code

Dr Yong Wang
Modeling for Optimal Probability Prediction

Professor Raymond J Mooney
Text Mining with Information Extraction

TSG (Linux)
SCMS Unix Infrastructure

Mr Cameron Esslemont
A Sustainable Infrastructure in Support of Digital Libraries for Remote Communities

Geoff Holmes and Mark Utting
Waikato Visits China

Professor John Cleary
Starlog Group Research Talk: Optimization and Compliation of Data Structures

Dr David Streader
Symbolic model simplification

Ms Anette Steel
The Use of Auditory Feedback in Call Centre CHHI

Mr Thomas Olsson
Information management and software engineering research at Lund University

Dr Larry Spitz
Applications of Character Shape Coding

Dr Balachander Krishnamurthy
Web and Internet Measurement Research

Dr Steve Jones
Interactive Document Summarisation Using Automatically Extracted Keyphrases

Seminar Archive >> 2002
Mr Cameron Esslemont - A Sustainable Infrastructure in Support of Digital Libraries for Remote Communities

Global Library Services Network


Computer Science Seminar Room, G.1.15

Global Library Services Network ( GLSN ) is a "managed infrastructure" provider in support of the deployment of digital libraries to remote communities. The basic model is based on a central repository of digital assets both "free" and "valued". The assets are catalogued to Dublin Core Metadata standards and support the integration of Digital Object Identifiers (DOI). Libraries, which are subject specific, are then built dynamically for communities and they can either be "open" (available to all at no charge) or "subscription" (available at a nominal charge to members of defined communities). The libraries support a mix of assets .html, .pdf, and both streaming and local audio and video. The digital engine that supports the libraries is Greenstone and it has been slightly modified to cater for our requirements. It is presented in an administrative shell that allows each user to have his personal view and control of their libraries. A library member can, through the catalogue record for each asset order valued material. This is compiled and delivered in the form of a E-Book with appropriate digital rights. The libraries are available on the Internet or on a removable hard disks ( 85Gb ). The upgrade mechanisms include a range of possibilities from Internet download, disk swap through a digital farm, or IP authenticated satellite broadcast. The talk will cover the deployment architecture and the extensions required to deliver multilingual, multi-asset search ( PHRONESIS ) and the ongoing support for dynamic indexing. Biography: Cameron was educated in Scotland ( Aberdeen ) and India ( Darjeeling ). On leaving school he took a commission in the British Army ( Royal Engineers ) where he specialised in Surveying ( GPS and Landsat Imagery ). Was privileged to have spent many years overseas working in Lesotho, Dubai, Cabo Verde and Suriname assisting local governments with their re-triangulation. On leaving the Army he moved to Australia and was involved in Automated Photogrammetric Systems and Satellite Imaging Systems undertaking work in the Asia Pacific region. Undertook an MBA at Macquarie University in Sydney and moved into a marketing role in the Software Industry. Started his own Consulting business in Financial Modeling and Simulation and moved to establish Informix Software in Australia and New Zealand. On leaving Informix he was engaged by Arnotts Biscuits as their General Manager Systems Development responsible for Manufacturing, Sales and Marketing and Logistics development during a major implementation period and the initial foray into E-Commerce. Served on the EDI Council of Australia. On leaving Arnotts he became General Manager Information Technology for Textile Industries Australia and was instrumental in outsourcing their IT Group. Joined the new entity Arel Asia Pacific as Chief Executive Officer and developed it into a successful software house and Logistics Consulting Group, supporting implementations in Australia, Taiwan, Indonesia and Singapore. Finally, established a Consulting business in Singapore engaged by the National Library Board to assist them with their Logistics Strategy in respect of the physical assets (books). Developed an interest in the digital environment and developed a model for integrated E-Book use in the University environment in Australia. Currently launching a new venture in support of an integrated library framework for remote communities ( Global Library Services Network ).

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