submitted by mark on behalf of chris gutteridge.


make a plugin that displays book covers as if they are on a bookshelf, ordered by some fuzzy parameters - e.g. lets see all books about X, or all books by Y. Upon hovering, show the metadata. to replace the serendipity of browsing in a real library that has been lost by the digital world.

submitted 16 Feb '11, 10:52

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We did something similar for a serendipitous OPAC search for the 2009 Dev8D developer decathlon: Serendipity was determined, IIRC, based on the (dewey?) classification.


solved 16 Feb '11, 11:23

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Great idea! This is somehow related to our proposal. To consider library books only one can take table of contents into account to perform similarity ranking.


solved 16 Feb '11, 21:13

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