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Museum Collections and the Semantic Web

By Maria Nisheva-Pavlova, Nicolas Spyratos and Peter Stanchev


The paper discusses some current trends in the area of development and use of semantic portals for accessing heterogeneous museum collections on the Semantic Web. The presentation is focused on some issues concerning metadata standards for museums, museum collections ontologies and semantic search engines. A number of design considerations and recommendations are formulated.The Fourth International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage—DiPP2014 is supported by the Ministry of Education and Science and is under the patronage of UNESCO

Topics: Cultural Heritage, Digitization, Semantic Web, Semantic Interoperability, Metadata Standards
Publisher: Institute of Mathematics and Informatics Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Year: 2014
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