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Title: Web Interface and Collection for Mathematical Retrieval : WebMIaS and MREC (English)
Author: Líška, Martin
Author: Sojka, Petr
Author: Růžička, Michal
Author: Mravec, Petr
Language: English
Journal: Towards a Digital Mathematics Library. Bertinoro, Italy, July 20-21st, 2011
Issue: 2011
Pages: 77-84
Category: math
Summary: We demonstrate searching of mathematical expressions in technical digital libraries on a MREC collection of 439,423 real scientific documents with more than 158 million mathematical formulae. Our solution—the WebMIaS system—allows the retrieval of mathematical expressions written in TeX or MathML. TeX queries are converted on-the-fly into tree representations of Presentation MathML, which is used for indexing. WebMIaS allows complex queries composed of plain text and mathematical formulae, using MIaS (Math Indexer and Searcher), a math aware search engine based on the state-of-the-art system Lucene. MIaS implements proximity math indexing with a subformulae similarity search. (English)
Keyword: math indexing and retrieval
Keyword: mathematical digital libraries
Keyword: information systems
Keyword: information retrieval
Keyword: mathematical content search
Keyword: document ranking of mathematical papers
Keyword: math text mining
Keyword: WebMIaS
Keyword: MIaS
Keyword: Tralics
Keyword: TEX
Keyword: UMCL
Keyword: Lucene
MSC: 68-06
MSC: 68U10
MSC: 68U15
MSC: 68U99
Date available: 2011-07-15T09:29:24Z
Last updated: 2012-08-27
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