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The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-Line System (Helios): An Update, Gabrielle Michalek Dec 1997

The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-Line System (Helios): An Update, Gabrielle Michalek

Gabrielle Michalek

In February 1994 Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) Libraries embarked on an ambitious project to convert approximately one million pages of the congressional papers of Pennsylvania Senator John Heinz into digital format. [1] Innovative image-management and text-retrieval software created at CMU provides the ability to search and retrieve these papers. Named in memory of the late Senator, the Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-line System (HELIOS) currently allows researchers to browse, search, view, and print over 434,000 digital images from the collection. Accessible through the campus network and the Internet, HELIOS dramatically increases depth of indexing and quality of retrieval beyond ...


The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-Line System (Helios): Building A Digital Archive Using Imaging, Ocr, And Natural Language Processing Technologies, Gabrielle Michalek Dec 1994

The Heinz Electronic Library Interactive On-Line System (Helios): Building A Digital Archive Using Imaging, Ocr, And Natural Language Processing Technologies, Gabrielle Michalek

Gabrielle Michalek

In February 1994, Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) embarked on an ambitious project to convert one million pages of the congressional papers of Senator John Heinz (R-PA) into digital format and to provide access to these papers through innovative information retrieval software developed at CMU. Named in memory of the late Senator, the Heinz Electronic Library Interactive Online System (HELIOS) supports full-page digital images and it utilizes natural language processing (NLP) technology to search large quantities of unstructured text. HELIOS will allow researchers to access the Heinz papers through the campus network as well as through the Internet. Over one million ...