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Project profile: Liber - Projects for Electronic Documents, human interface, and information retrieval.

Posted by turbogeek on March 6, 2005 at 3:29 PM PST

Liber is a research laboratory at Pernambuco's Federal University developing projects focusing on Electronic Document Management Systems, Human-Machine Interface, Information Retrieval, and Data Integration. Liber has four major projects: Macunayna: a multimidia EDMS, The Pernambuco's Annals: a textual database created using PostgreSQL and Jakarta Lucene; Theses: compilations from theses and dissertations (like NDLTD) made at Pernambuco's Federal University and Sonora to deals with sound files.

I asked Marcos Silva Pereira about these projects and himself.



Tell us about yourself.

My name is Marcos Silva Pereira , 25 years old, and I am coursing Computer Science in Computer Science Center at Pernambuco's Federal University. Nowadays, I have involved with Liber, a research laboratory that do academic research about Data Integration, Digital Libraries, Metadados and others.

Also, I am one of the JavaFree's administrator, a brazilian virtual JUG. I am a Open Source enthusiast and have involve with OpenNuke, a Nuke based upon PHPNuke completely written in Java. My hobbies are, cinema, music, photography, books, beach, and cartoons.

My projects in Java.net:

liber.dev.java.net

pereira-costa.dev.java.net

opennuke.dev.java.net

javafree.dev.java.net

Liber is a research laboratory at Pernambuco's Federal University developing projects about EDMS (Electronic Document Management System), Human-Machine Interface, Information Retrieve and Data Integration. Liber have four major projects: Macunayna: a multimidia EDMS, The Pernambuco's Annals: a textual database created using PostgreSQL and Jakarta Lucene; Theses: compilations from theses and dissertations (like NDLTD) made at Pernambuco's Federal University and Sonora to deals with sound files

What school(s) are you associated or graduated from?



Computer Science Center at Pernambuco's Federal University

Why did you start this project and what is it about?



I start it because Liber aims to be a open source laboratory and we believe that this, Open Source, is important. The project is related with research areas at Liber.

What is the status and further plans for this project?



All project are started and some will have a release coming soon. The further plans are improve documents, create friendly installers and have a active community.

What kind of help are you looking for?



Discussions about system architeture, best pratices, patterns, simplicity, english language and do professional development.

Where are you located?



City: Recife

State: Pernambuco

Country: Brazil

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