Agora:                       interpretation & representation of                             historical events online      ...
Thank you •       The Agora research team: Chiel         van den Akker,  Lourens van der Meij,         Marieke van Erp, Su...
7/4/11                VenueThursday, May 31, 12
Observations                       • Amount of cultural heritage data made                         available online has in...
what many do                       step 1: object metadata enrichment7 Dec 2011                            DISH2011Thursda...
7 December 2011        DISH2011Thursday, May 31, 12
Introducing Links                       mili<a                                          place:	  Amsterdam,	              ...
Networked Heritage                              ? 7/4/11                        MW2011Thursday, May 31, 12
what we did                       step 2: enrichment with events7 Dec 2011                          DISH2011Thursday, May ...
Extracting Events         •      objects (digitized                artworks and artifacts)         •      events (concrete...
date                 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
were present at…  date                                VenueThursday, May 31, 12
date                 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
Location is...  date                 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
date                 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
role is…  date                        VenueThursday, May 31, 12
date                 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
31 May 2012            Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
New Links 7/4/11                   MW2011Thursday, May 31, 12
what we did further                        step 3: generation of historical narratives7 Dec 2011                          ...
Bringing Context                       • What happened before/after?                       • Who does what, when, and wher...
31 May 2012            VenueThursday, May 31, 12
The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army                       The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army31 May 2012            ...
Semantic Search                       •   suggesting relevant/related events of                           interest, e.g., ...
Digital Hermeneutics                       the online understanding of cultural heritage31 May 2012                       ...
Digital Hermeneutics*                       • theory of interpretation: relation parts of                         wholes  ...
http://agora.cs.vu.nl                       http://agora.cs.vu.nl/demo                       @agoraproject @laroyo31 May 2...
http://agora.cs.vu.nl                       http://agora.cs.vu.nl/demo                       @agoraproject @laroyo31 May 2...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Semantic Web Meetup NYC 31 May 2012

1,758

Published on

This presentation was given at the SemWeb meetup in NYC on 31 May 2012. For more info: http://www.meetup.com/semweb-25/

Published in: Technology, Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,758
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
12
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Transcript of "Semantic Web Meetup NYC 31 May 2012"

  1. 1. Agora: interpretation & representation of historical events online Lora Aroyo31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  2. 2. Thank you • The Agora research team: Chiel van den Akker,  Lourens van der Meij, Marieke van Erp, Susan Lêgene, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Guus Schreiber, Roxane Segers & Bob Wielinga • The CH partners: Johan Oomen & Geertje Jacobs • The Semantics of History team: Piek Vossen & Agata CybulskaThursday, May 31, 12
  3. 3. 7/4/11 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  4. 4. Observations • Amount of cultural heritage data made available online has increased dramatically & single objects often lose their context and meaning • Metadata differ in quality & it is not easy for users to find what they are looking for31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  5. 5. what many do step 1: object metadata enrichment7 Dec 2011 DISH2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  6. 6. 7 December 2011 DISH2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  7. 7. Introducing Links mili<a place:  Amsterdam,   1625  to  1650 studentOf:   Pieter  Lastman   self-­‐portrait teacherOf:   style:  Baroque Gerrit  Dou The  Night  Watch7 December 2011 DISH2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  8. 8. Networked Heritage ? 7/4/11 MW2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  9. 9. what we did step 2: enrichment with events7 Dec 2011 DISH2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  10. 10. Extracting Events • objects (digitized artworks and artifacts) • events (concrete particulars) • entities (actors, locations, periods) • narratives (organization of events)31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  11. 11. date VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  12. 12. were present at… date VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  13. 13. date VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  14. 14. Location is... date VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  15. 15. date VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  16. 16. role is… date VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  17. 17. date VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  18. 18. 31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  19. 19. New Links 7/4/11 MW2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  20. 20. what we did further step 3: generation of historical narratives7 Dec 2011 DISH2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  21. 21. Bringing Context • What happened before/after? • Who does what, when, and where? • All bomb attacks in the 1950s • In what events did Indonesia participate? • ‘Grand narratives’7 December 2011 DISH2011Thursday, May 31, 12
  22. 22. 31 May 2012 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  23. 23. The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army The Royal Netherlands East Indies Army31 May 2012 VenueThursday, May 31, 12
  24. 24. Semantic Search • suggesting relevant/related events of interest, e.g., in the same location, with the same actor, during a related period • finding related stories/narratives of interest • based on current interests in events finding artworks in different collections by the same creator, or on similar events31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  25. 25. Digital Hermeneutics the online understanding of cultural heritage31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  26. 26. Digital Hermeneutics* • theory of interpretation: relation parts of wholes • encounter of hermeneutics & the Web • context to think about providing access to and interpretation of online collections *Capurro, 201031 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  27. 27. http://agora.cs.vu.nl http://agora.cs.vu.nl/demo @agoraproject @laroyo31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  28. 28. http://agora.cs.vu.nl http://agora.cs.vu.nl/demo @agoraproject @laroyo31 May 2012 Semantic Web Meetup NYCThursday, May 31, 12
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×