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Estudio de prefactibilidad para construcción de conjunto habitacional "16 de Septiembre", segmento de mercado tipo medio, en la colonia Granjas de Puebla, ciudad de Puebla

Universidad de las Américas Puebla
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Abstract Abstract This paper describes UVA (U-DL-A Visualization Aid), a visualization tool that helps in the exploration of very large digital collections. This is made possible through representations of three-dimensional trees, which visually group categories or topics of objects included in a digital library. UVA also presents alternative solutions for various problems such as the manipulation of search results and multilingual access to collections, facilitating the user's comprehension and awareness of every aspect of the library. The system we implemented can be used practically from anywhere in the world, as it requires only an Web browser. This feature allows for learning and sharing of knowledge among scientists and the general public. UVA is part of an initiative termed U-DL-A (University Digital Libraries for All), which proposes open digital collections to be shared among universities. The paper also discusses results from usability tests as well as advantages and current limitations to be addressed by future work. I. INTRODUCTION Traditional libraries typically organize materials according to widely accepted schemes such as the classification system of The Library of Congress of the United States. In a digital library, however, this is but one of an infinite number of possible ways to organize collections. In fact, every user in a digital library could potentially devise one or more classification schemes to manage information from a personal point of view. Providing this flexibility, however, entails a variety of representational issues, both from the system and the user perspectives. From a system perspective, it is important, for example, to design data models to efficiently store and retrieve the structures that represent the various classification schemes. From the user's perspective, it is crucial to be able to navigate through the resulting complex space and to place information units in the context of one or more classificati

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