Research Project: New Human-computer Interaction Techniques for the Digital Library


We seek to invent new human-computer interaction techniques for interacting with digital libraries in the future. Our project, A Digital Library for the Humanities, sponsored by the National Science Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities, under the DLI-2 program, seeks to expand the range and kind of humanities material in the digital library and builds on the work of the highly successful Perseus Digital Library at Tufts University. One part of this project is a collaboration between Computer Science, Psychology, and Classics, in which we are attempting to devise new interaction techniques that users may someday use for reading the information in the library. We are focusing on ways of using and communicating spatial information as an ancillary aspect of the text material in the library.

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