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Re: [ba-ohs-talk] Bootstrap and Licensing

Notice that some of our BA interests with UC Berkeley's Multivalent Browser
and the University of Kentucky's Digital Atheneum Project are shown on the
photo gallery link.
< http://www.dli2.nsf.gov/photo.html >    (01)

   * Image Retrieval by Image by Content.including Blobworld demo: Image
     retrieval by image regions < http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/vision.html >
     <  http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/photos/blobworld/>    (02)

   * GIS Viewer 4.0
     "It has many applications, from locating, annotating, and sharing
     information about interesting features of the large geographic data
     sets, to presenting geopositioned data sets in useful contexts, to
     allowing users to pan and zoom museum image collections. "
     <  http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/gis/index.html>    (03)

   * University of Kentucky's Digital Atheneum Project <
     http://www.digitalatheneum.org >
     "Resources for Image-based  Humanities Computing"
     <  http://www.rch.uky.edu/~mgk/looksee/ >    (04)

Mei Lin Fung wrote:    (05)

> One would start by examining the site http://www.dli2.nsf.gov/
> There have been two digital library initiatives so far, jointly funded
> by NSF, DARPA and NASA where they have pooled their money in funding the
> "next wave of the web". NSF is the lead on this.
> Both have been fully allocated and are now closed.
> No new initiative has been announced yet. We are working on keeping
> track of any new initiative.
> Doug's keynote at the World Library Summit is pulling the Bootstrap
> Alliance into the 21st century library community as a place that is
> particularly receptive to his ideas.
> Mei Lin
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-ba-ohs-talk@bootstrap.org
> [mailto:owner-ba-ohs-talk@bootstrap.org] On Behalf Of
> cdent@burningchrome.com
> Sent: Tuesday, May 21, 2002 12:42 AM
> To: ba-ohs-talk@bootstrap.org
> Subject: Re: [ba-ohs-talk] Bootstrap and Licensing
> Presumably there's piles of grant money out there for this sort
> of thing? Has that avenue been investigated? If not, where would
> one start?
> The NSF is funding a great deal of digital libraries research. An
> OHS has the potential to do for digital libraries what digital
> libraries may do for physical libraries...
> On Mon, 20 May 2002, Eric Armstrong wrote:
> > Actually, I have nothing to sell, and am not planning on selling
> > anything.
> >
> > My arguments have always been predicated on the problem of
> > funding people to build a thing that needs building. How do you
> > do that? That's the only problem I have attempted to solve.
> >
> > That entire proposition has been a non-starter, however. It
> > emerged still-born. The other avenue is GPL. I hope it succeeds,
> > and that the obstacles to it are removed.
> --
> Chris Dent  <cdent@burningchrome.com>
> http://www.burningchrome.com/~cdent/
> "Mediocrities everywhere--now and to come--I absolve you all! Amen!"
>  -Salieri, in Peter Shaffer's Amadeus    (06)