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ASyMMuS Workshop on Audio
Symbolic Music Similarity Modelling
8 July 2015, 10:40
F...
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#bl_labs 2
Alan Turing Institute for Data
Science and Knowledge Quarter
•Partners include Universities...
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#bl_labs labs@bl.uk
BL Labs Team
Mahendra Mahey - Manager
@mahendra_mahey
Ben O’Steen - Technical Lead...
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#bl_labs labs@bl.uk
Competition
Tell us your ideas of what to do with our digital
content
Awards
Show ...
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Adam Crymble (@adam_crymble)
Image Credit: Sam Howzit
Drawing on downtime
Drawing ...
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Political Meetings Mapper
BL Labs Competition Winner 2015
Katrina Navickas
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#bl_labs
Snipping out images
from 65,000 Digitised Books
Face recognition
Mechanical Curator
Flickr
Wo...
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#bl_labs labs@bl.uk
Crowdsourcing Flickr and Other
Digitised Maps
http://www.bl.uk/maps/
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#bl_labs labs@bl.uk
Crossroads of Curiosity at the
British Library until Nov 8 2015
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#bl_labs labs@bl.uk
Visibility - Technology Strategy Board
Competition Winner 2014
Understanding valu...
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BL Labs Presentation at ASyMMuS Workshop on Audio Symbolic Music Similarity Modelling

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Presentation given on the 8th of July.

ASyMMuS Workshop on Audio Symbolic Music Similarity Modelling
8 July 2015, 10:40
Foyle Suite, Centre for Conservation
British Library

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BL Labs Presentation at ASyMMuS Workshop on Audio Symbolic Music Similarity Modelling

  1. 1. http://labs.bl.uk 1 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk ASyMMuS Workshop on Audio Symbolic Music Similarity Modelling 8 July 2015, 10:40 Foyle Suite, Centre for Conservation British Library Mahendra Mahey Manager of British Library Labs
  2. 2. http://labs.bl.uk 2 #bl_labs 2 Alan Turing Institute for Data Science and Knowledge Quarter •Partners include Universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Oxford, University College London, Warwick •Initially funded at £42m over 5 years •Headquartered @ British Library •Part of Knowledge Quarter
  3. 3. http://labs.bl.uk 3 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk BL Labs Team Mahendra Mahey - Manager @mahendra_mahey Ben O’Steen - Technical Lead @benosteen Hana Lewis- Project Officer @HanaHistories
  4. 4. http://labs.bl.uk 4 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk Competition Tell us your ideas of what to do with our digital content Awards Show us what you have done with our digital content, deadline in Sep 2015 Projects Talk to us about working on collaborative projects, e.g. supporting DML, ASyMMus and other projects
  5. 5. http://labs.bl.uk 5 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk Adam Crymble (@adam_crymble) Image Credit: Sam Howzit Drawing on downtime Drawing on scarcity of access Drawing on energy reserved for ‘play’ http://goo.gl/LBfJ4W Adam Crymble Crowdsourcing Arcade BL Labs Competition Winner 2015
  6. 6. http://labs.bl.uk 6 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk Political Meetings Mapper BL Labs Competition Winner 2015 Katrina Navickas
  7. 7. http://labs.bl.uk 7 #bl_labs Snipping out images from 65,000 Digitised Books Face recognition Mechanical Curator Flickr Worked better for female faces than men’s Press http://mechanicalcurator.tumblr.com > 260,000,000 views > 380,000 tags http://www.flickr.com/photos/britishlibrary/ 1,020,418 images need tagging! Creative uses of images http://goo.gl/qPPgxX
  8. 8. http://labs.bl.uk 8 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk Crowdsourcing Flickr and Other Digitised Maps http://www.bl.uk/maps/
  9. 9. http://labs.bl.uk 9 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk Crossroads of Curiosity at the British Library until Nov 8 2015
  10. 10. http://labs.bl.uk 10 #bl_labs labs@bl.uk Visibility - Technology Strategy Board Competition Winner 2014 Understanding value / impact of making the BL’s data open / in the public domain Peter Balman developed an analytics dashboard for the Library showing what is happening to our Flickr Images Initial Pitch: https://www.vimeo.com/94067983 Challenge details: http://goo.gl/Hb6l4A

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