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Dissertation Defense

I defended my dissertation October 29, 2012 – and it was accepted. Bellow is the abstract along with a video demo of the Discere tool I created as part of my research. Following changes to the Federal Rules of Civil

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I am in the middle of a chapter in my dissertation on performance results from Discere – currently the section musing about the impact TIFF has on file sizes versus PDF. It still boggles me that TIFF is still so

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First 2012 Discere Dev Update

My work on Discere continues. PST files have been supported for a while now, but lotus notes is the other half of the corporate email coin. Unfortunately, there are no cross platform open source libraries which support LotusNotes NSF files

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Discere Dev Update

Discere is approaching a usable alpha release. I just need to add support for zip/jar/tar/etc archives, and incorporate my prior PST handler from black friar, then add rudimentary document tagging. Spreadsheets are still a bane – I don’t know what

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