SCAN project announce

SCANViceVersa Technologies presents the first public release of SCAN (Smart Content Aggregation and Navigation) platform. SCAN is a personal Information Retrieval framework, combining search, text analysis, tagging and metadata functions to provide new user experience of desktop navigation and document management.

What do the tags mean from IR perspective?

I’m trying to define the popular concept of “tags” in terms of the Information Retrieval and to find an appropriate algorithmic strategy for to automate the processes of choosing the tags for text documents.

Survey: How do you find your documents?

For my ongoing research, it would be helpful to gather some feedback from random people on their personal document management, navigation and information seeking preferences. Please send your answers to alexeya (at) gmail (dot) com or just attach a comment below. Thanks in advance!

[Tools:] digiKam – Manage your photos

digiKamdigiKam is a digital photo management application for KDE. It provides a full image processing cycle – from acquiring and editing to collection organizing, browsing and exporting.