Multilingual Access to Dublin Core Metadata of ULIS Library

Danyang Wen, Tetsuo Sakaguchi, Shigeo Sugimoto, Koichi Tabata


With the recent Internet expansion, people all over the world can access more and more document databases. As Unicode has become more popular, the environment for multilingual retrieval has improved to some extent. However, there are still numerous problems to be solved, such as multilingual input and display. This paper proposes a system for retrieving ULIS Japanese metadata. The system provides convenience for overseas users for multilingual access by solving these problems and by indicating candidates for translated words and Boolean queries based on the statistics of the system's behavior.

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