Click to edit document titleIntroduction to theimpact Centre ofCompetenceAly Conteh
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Why?•   Challenges in digitisation ...
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence A Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Who?Digitisation practitioners in ...
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Benefits for content holders•   Exc...
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceKnowledge Bank
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Benefits for Researchers•   New com...
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Benefits for Industry•   Access to ...
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence“How do we sustain this Centre of         Competence?”
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence               Website              Centre of                    PartnerMem...
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Join UsThree levels of membership:•...
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Office   Fundación Biblioteca Virtu...
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence    A Centre of Competence in Digitisation: What?•    Not for profit organi...
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence
Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence
Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceUpcoming impact events• 14-15 November 2011: IMPACT/myGrid Taverna  Hackath...
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  1. 1. Click to edit document titleIntroduction to theimpact Centre ofCompetenceAly Conteh
  2. 2. Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence
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  4. 4. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Why?• Challenges in digitisation of historic material remain• No lack of novel approaches to improve access: IMPACT and many others• Challenge: implementation in the production environment• Challenge: foster further research• Need for real life datasets with Ground Truth• Need for real life testing and evaluation• Need for support in implementing the solutions• Need to continue collaboration to strengthen competence in the community
  5. 5. Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence A Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Who?Digitisation practitioners in content holding institutions• Researchers in the field of historical document processing and language technology• IndustryIMPACT Centre of competence offers distinct value to each of these target groups
  6. 6. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Benefits for content holders• Exchange of best practice in community of content holders with digitisation programmes• Knowledge Bank with comprehensive and up to date information and technology watch reports• Training on demand and on line tutorials• Online support through a Helpdesk• Support in the implementation of the innovative IMPACT solutions• Access to the IMPACT Dataset with Ground Truth and tools for evaluation• Digitisation Framework: Guidelines on using the open source workflow management system Taverna in a digitisation workflow• Access to Language Resources• Conferences/workshops with focus on demonstration and implementation• Working together on future practical solutions with scientific communities in the area of pattern recognition, language technology, image processing
  7. 7. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceKnowledge Bank
  8. 8. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Benefits for Researchers• New community: Bridging the gap between specialist research and real life needs• Brings together scientific communities in the area of pattern recognition, language technology, image processing with a focus on large scale digitisation• Access to content holding community• Access to large real life datasets and ground truth• Working on implementation of research prototypes/products into digitisation environment• Facilities for testing and evaluating new tools and IMPACT tools• Working groups and committees• Access to new projects and funding opportunities• Conferences/workshops with focus on demonstration and implementation
  9. 9. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Benefits for Industry• Access to content holding community with large scale digitisation programmes• Access to large real life datasets and ground truth• Facilities for testing and evaluating new tools and IMPACT tools• Attend conferences• Working groups and committees• Make yourself known to your clients through register on website• Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities• Working together with content holders and researchers on practical solutions
  10. 10. Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence“How do we sustain this Centre of Competence?”
  11. 11. Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence Website Centre of PartnerMembership Competence Contributions Centre Office
  12. 12. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Join UsThree levels of membership:• Open (registration) access to forum, limited set of content• Basic membership (fee): access to all website facilities, reduced fee for conferences• Premium membership (fee): member of the Board, additional benefits such as free entry to conferences
  13. 13. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceA Centre of Competence in Digitisation: Office Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de CervantesWant to sign up? Mail to impact@kb.nl for information on membershipAccess through www.digitisation.eu
  14. 14. Introduction to the impact Centre of Competence A Centre of Competence in Digitisation: What?• Not for profit organisation• Web based international community with small core facility for support• Curates IMPACT achievements and provides tools, services and facilities for further advancement of the State of the Art in this field• Focuses on practical solutions• Distributed effort by IMPACT partners spreads risk and ensures continuing engagement• Income generation by offering number of resources and services at a fee (mix of subscription and pay as you go)
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  17. 17. Introduction to the impact Centre of CompetenceUpcoming impact events• 14-15 November 2011: IMPACT/myGrid Taverna Hackathon (Manchester, UK) http://impact-mygrid-taverna-hackathon.wikispaces.com/• 7-8 December 2011: DISH2011 Conference (Rotterdam, Netherlands). IMPACT is hosting a joint workshop with BHL(-Europe) and CATCHplus on “After the brainstorm: innovative ways of sustaining project results” www.dish2011.nl
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