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Produced by the NEC Research Institute, CiteSeer (formerly known as ResearchIndex) is a digital library of more than 300,000 articles relating to computing science. The database focuses on Web technology, learning, vision and intelligence, theory, algorithms and systems research.

The CiteSeer project includes the location of articles, full-text indexing of the articles, autonomous citation indexing, reference linking, information extraction, display of query-sensitive summaries, extraction of citation context, distributed error correction, related document detection and user profiling. 

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Computing Science, Educational Technology, Engineering Science, Interactive Arts & Technology (SIAT), Mechatronic Systems Engineering 
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