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FeedForward, Metadata & Digital Repositories SIG, Feb 2008


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This is the presentation I gave to introduce the demo of FeedForward I gave at a meeting at Birkbeck College, London.

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FeedForward, Metadata & Digital Repositories SIG, Feb 2008

  1. 1. FeedForward project MDR SIG 2008-02-12 Scott Wilson
  2. 2. Put up your antennae! “… I’m not explicitly seeking particular content here - I’m establishing finely-tuned-antennae to catch useful intelligence …” Paul Walk, on the topic of “discovery to delivery”
  3. 3. Personal information flows are really complicated and go in both directions.
  4. 4. thankfully things are starting to converge in a way that makes things easier to process and manage
  5. 5. … though configuring all these services is still complicated and users need support. We do some of that in the application, but we also need some support from services, registries, etc.
  6. 7. <ul><li>FeedForward architecture plan, early 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>What’s changed? </li></ul><ul><li>+ SWORD </li></ul><ul><li>+ TiCToCs </li></ul><ul><li>+ OAI-ORE(?) </li></ul><ul><li>OAI-PMH(?) </li></ul><ul><li>XSPF </li></ul><ul><li>+ Intute? </li></ul>
  7. 8. A FeedForward view of information flow
  8. 9. Enough of that, show the demo!
  9. 10. More info, download etc : http://legolas.cetis We’ll get a proper domain name soon, we promise Next release due end April FeedForward is Written in Eclipse/SWT. Uses Rome, Rome Propono, some Nebula widgets, and some leftover bits of Plex, RELOAD etc. It makes very extensive use of the Eclipse async job API. Its all up on SVN with an MIT-style license. Give us feedback, requests, ideas on our trac site @