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Computer Science Professor Helps Upgrade Digital Library

Tuesday, April 11, 2006

[Information and Telecommunication Technology Center]

ITTC researchers are collaborating on a National Science Foundation project to transform a digital library into a "research assistant." This assistant will sift through thousands of scholarly articles and highlight relevant text and citations, freeing scientists from much tedious legwork.

The NSF Computing Research Infrastructure grant supports the expansion of the online Scientific Literature Digital Library (CiteSeer). The Web site receives more than 1 million hits a day from computer and information scientists and other researchers. Maintained by Pennsylvania State University, the searchable archive, at


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