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DISTRIBUTED INTERACTIVE EXTENSIBLE NETWORK SERVER FOR TECHNICAL REPORTS

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000027659D
Original Publication Date: 1998-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-08
Document File: 2 page(s) / 50K

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

Disclosed is a document server "Distributed Interactive Extensible Network Server for Technical Reports" created for a distributed digital library of technical reports. The server is based on the World Wide Web protocol HTTP, and provides an object-oriented interface to a document model. The document model allows a user to access the document as a whole or by named sub-parts and it supports multiple formats for the document. The server also supports a user-level browser with full-text search and rapid visual browsing based on "thumbnail" (reduced size) images.

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XEROX DISCLOSURE JOURNAL

DISTRIBUTED INTERACTIVE EXTENSIBLE Proposed Classification NETWORK SERVER FOR TECHNICAL
REPORTS
Int. C1. G06f 01/00 James R. Davis
Carl Lagoze

U. S. C1. 3951762

Disclosed is a document server "Distributed Interactive Extensible Network Server for Technical Reports" created for a distributed digital library of technical reports. The server is based on the World Wide Web protocol HTTP, and provides an object-oriented interface to a document model. The document model allows a user to access the document as a whole or by named sub-parts and it supports multiple formats for the document. The server also supports a user-level browser with full-text search and rapid visual browsing based on "thumbnail" (reduced size) images.

REFERENCE

Davis, James R. "A Server for a Distributed Digital Technical Report Library." IEEE Conference on Innovative ApDlications of Artificial Intelligence Austin, TX. (1/94)

Davis, James R. and Lagoze, Carl "Drop-in" Publishing with the World Wide Web. Proceedings WWW 94. Chicago, ILL. (10/94)

DPS736

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