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Three years of DLMF: web, math and search. (English) Zbl 1390.68750
Carette, Jacques (ed.) et al., Intelligent computer mathematics. MKM, Calculemus, DML, and systems and projects 2013, held as part of CICM 2013, Bath, UK, July 8–12, 2013. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer (ISBN 978-3-642-39319-8/pbk). Lecture Notes in Computer Science 7961. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 288-295 (2013).
Summary: DLMF was released to the public in May 2010 and is now completing its 3rd year online. As a somewhat early adopter of large-scale MathML content online, and exposing a math-aware search engine to the public, the project encountered situations distinct from those with our previous web sites. In the hopes that our experiences may inform developers of current and future Digital Library projects, we describe some of our observations delivering MathML content and trends in both web usage and browser evolution. We will also look at the the ways our readers have used math search, attempting to assess whether they found what they sought, and ways the engine might be improved.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1268.68008].

MSC:
68U35 Computing methodologies for information systems (hypertext navigation, interfaces, decision support, etc.)
Software:
DLMF; MathJax
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