Windex

David Kaumanns

20 August, 2013

Who is this?

What is this about?

Windex

Windex 

The user

Philosophers/ philologists → experts

So neither...

Google 

Nor...

Opac 

Requirements

What do we have?

Wittgenstein's Nachlass

Expert Knowledge

Wittgenstein's bookshelf

Goethe Faust
Augustinus Confessiones
Luther Bibel
Defoe Robinson Crusoe
Carroll Alice in Wonderland
...

How does it work?

Strategy

Technologies

Offical website: http://windex.cis.lmu.de

Demo I

The abstraction bar

1. Exakt (exact)

bar_1 

Do a literal search for the whole unchanged search phrase.

Author-specific idioms, math formulars

2. Normalisiert (normalized)

bar_2 

Merge different forms of writing and orthography to one standard form.

[Nun, Befehle “geh' hierhin!”, “geh dort-hin!”]
→ [nun befehle geh hierhin geh dorthin]

3. Tokenisiert (tokenized)

bar_3 

Split the search phrase between words.

[die geistigen Fähigkeiten]
→ [die], [geistigen], [fähigkeiten]

4. Frisiert (trimmed)

bar_4 

Remove noise words.

[das Sprechen und das Denken]
→ [sprechen], [denken]

5. Multipliziert (multiplied)

bar_5 

Include all inflected variants and derivations.

[sprechen]
→ [sprechen], [spricht], [spräche], [Sprache]

Demo II

Where are we heading?

Outlook

 

Takk for deres oppmerksomhet!