Term Co-occurrence Analysis as an Interface for Digital Libraries

  • Jan W. Buzydlowski
  • Howard D. White
  • Xia Lin
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2539)


We examine the relationship between term co-occurrence analysis and a user interface for digital libraries. We describe a current working implementation of a dynamic visual information retrieval system based on co-cited author maps that assists in browsing and retrieving records from a large-scale database, ten years of the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, in real time. Any figure in the arts or humanities, including scholars and critics, can be mapped, and the maps are live interfaces for retrieving co-citing documents.


Digital Library Bibliographic Record Humanity Citation Index Digital Library Research Ablex Publishing Corpus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Buzydlowski
    • 1
  • Howard D. White
    • 1
  • Xia Lin
    • 1
  1. 1.College of Information Science and TechnologyDrexel UniversityPhiladelphia

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