Modern approach to user interfaces for e-mail
|Thesis title in Czech:||Moderní přístup k uživatelským rozhraním pro e-mail|
|Thesis title in English:||Modern approach to user interfaces for e-mail|
|Key words:||elektronická pošta, vyhledávání v textu, databáze|
|English key words:||electronic mail, full-text search, databases|
|Academic year of topic announcement:||2017/2018|
|Type of assignment:||Bachelor's thesis|
|Department:||Department of Software Engineering (32-KSI)|
|Supervisor:||Mgr. Miroslav Kratochvíl|
|Author:||hidden - assigned by the advisor|
|Date of registration:||26.09.2017|
|Date of assignment:||27.09.2017|
|Latest commercial e-mail interfaces (namely Google Mail and Inbox) have shifted the view of end-user e-mail processing: Classical folder-based, IMAP-like workflows seem obsolete when compared to instant server-side full-text search in thousands of e-mails, tag-based mail organization and easy connection to time-management features. Current possibilities of the users to run such interfaces on own trusted infrastructure without using closed-source commercial software are limited.
The thesis aims to evaluate the methods of general full-text indexing together with its application to e-mail processing, and to implement a modern e-mail interface that the users can run on-premises and that can be integrated with mail-processing infrastructure of current UNIX systems. The software will use a recent open-source text-search engine to provide the indexing functionality, and a browser-based front-end framework to create the user interface.
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