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Publidisa: Semantic e-book enhancement techniques

Semantic e-book enhancement techniques

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Publidisa: Semantic e-book enhancement techniques

  1. 1. “Semantic e-book enhancement techniques”
  2. 2. Semantic e-bookenhancement techniquesPart I. EvolutionPart II. Demand indicatorsPart III. Enhancement techniques 2
  3. 3. Semantic e-bookenhancement techniquesPart I. EvolutionPart II. Demand indicatorsPart III. Enhancement techniques 3
  4. 4. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart I. Evolution E-books are now at the same stage of their evolution as the internet was in the year 2000. 4
  5. 5. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart I. Evolution As occurred with the internet, e-books are now including functionalities that would be impossible on paper. 5
  6. 6. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart I. Evolution The appearance of content managers improved technological features and lowered the costs of creation and maintenance processes. 6
  7. 7. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart I. Evolution Similarly, the trend in e-books is to find automatic enhancement processes that reduce costs. 7
  8. 8. Semantic e-bookenhancement techniquesPart I. EvolutionPart II. Demand indicatorsPart III. Enhancement techniques 8
  9. 9. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart II. Demand indicators “ “There is a basic need: to improve students’ performance... This requires the use of “ adaptative learning technologies…” Brian Kibby McGraw Hill Higher Education President Techcrunch interview – 9th March 2012 9
  10. 10. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart II. Demand indicators SOME FIGURES Nearly 70% of business students have digital reading devices other than PCs. Source: Brian Kibby. McGraw Hill Higher Education President. Techcrunch interview – 9th March 2012 10
  11. 11. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart II. Demand indicators SOME FIGURES All text books are expected to be digitized in some U.S. schools within 18 months. The change will be complete in 36 months. Source: Brian Kibby. McGraw Hill Higher Education President. Techcrunch interview – 9th March 2012 11
  12. 12. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart II. Demand indicators ULTIMATELY Sector investment is focused on the development of books that have the interactivity required to enable adaptative learning techniques. 12
  13. 13. Semantic e-bookenhancement techniquesPart I. EvolutionPart II. Demand indicatorsPart III. Enhancement techniques 13
  14. 14. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques Language technology automates some processes and provides tools that enhance the reading experience, and therefore learning. ONE TECHNIQUE, TWO SOLUTIONS 1 Enhanced e­books, Semi-automatically including interactive elements. 2 Dixio, multiplatform software that analyzes the context to instantly provide the best definition. 14
  15. 15. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 1 ENHANCED BOOK Provides access to additional material as you read. Proper names of people, places, organizations, concepts, titles, etc., automatically detected in the book. 15
  16. 16. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 1 ENHANCED BOOK Multimedia content accessible at a single touch. Pictures, videos, links, glossaries and much more. 16
  17. 17. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 1 ENHANCED BOOK Enhances comprehension and, therefore, learning. Automatically detects uncommon words. Provides definitions or encyclopedic entries from free or your own sources. 17
  18. 18. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 1 ENHANCED BOOK Translation and automatic reading. Get translations and automatic readings with a long touch on any paragraph, in any language. 18
  19. 19. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 1 ENHANCED BOOK A semi-automatic process. Semantix facilitates the process; it automatically adds content and 1. Send us your 2. We will send 3. Edit, review 4. We deliver provides templates for reviewing and e-book in ePub you an and send the the enhanced integrating additional pieces of format automatically glossary back to book! created draft us interactive information. glossary 19
  20. 20. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 2 DIXIO, THE SMART DICTIONARY Multiplatform software that analyzes the context to instantly provide the best definition. Dixio Desktop Dixio ForWeb Dixio eReader Solution 20
  21. 21. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 2 DIXIO, THE SMART DICTIONARY Multiplatform software that analyzes the context to instantly provide the best definition. Dixio Desktop Dixio ForWeb Dixio eReader Solution 21
  22. 22. Semantic e-book enhancement techniquesPart III. Enhancement techniques 2 DIXIO, THE SMART DICTIONARY Acknowledged by Nielsen Norman Group, the most internationally renowned usability agency. Dixio Desktop Dixio ForWeb Dixio eReader Solution *The prestigious international agency Norman Nielsen Group acknowledges Dixio as the Best designed multiplatform application en 2012 22
  23. 23. Thanks!Susana MartínSemantix Group SLwww.semantix.comsusana.martin@semantix.comTel.: 93 477 45 93

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