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Developing a Grid-Based Search and Categorization Tool

Haya, Glenn; Scholze, Frank; Vigen, Jens


Grid technology has the potential to improve the accessibility of digital libraries. The participants in Project GRACE (Grid Search And Categorization Engine) are in the process of developing a search engine that will allow users to search through heterogeneous resources stored in geographically distributed digital collections. What differentiates this project from current search tools is that GRACE will be run on the European Data Grid, a large distributed network, and will not have a single centralized index as current web search engines do. In some cases, the distributed approach offers advantages over the centralized approach since it is more scalable, can be used on otherwise inaccessible material, and can provide advanced search options customized for each data source.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT KIT-Bibliothek (BIB)
Universität Karlsruhe (TH) – Zentrale Einrichtungen (Zentrale Einrichtungen)
Publikationstyp Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Publikationsjahr 2003
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISSN: 1424-2729
KITopen-ID: 1000047932
Erschienen in High Energy Physics Libraries Webzine
Heft 8
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Schlagwörter Information treatment for information services, biblioteca digitale, categorization tool, digital library, motori di ricerca, search engine,strumenti di classificazione
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