Europeana4D - Exploring data in Space and Time (2011)


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Europeana4D - Exploring data in Space and Time (2011)

  1. 1. Europeana tech conferenceEuropeana 4DExploring data in space and timeRalf Stockmann / Stefan Jänicke / Christian Mahnke / Gerik Scheuermann
  2. 2. Partners Anlass der Präsentation (Fußzeile)
  3. 3. Concept MAP
  4. 4. Concept MAP TIMELINE
  5. 5. Concept MAP TIMELINE
  6. 6. Refinement • Multiple data layers • Interaction • Animation • Aggregation of data • Connections • Drilldown • Historical/custom maps • Result table • Splitting Datasets • ...
  7. 7. Europeana realtime search Anlass der Präsentation (Fußzeile)
  8. 8. Questonnaire
  9. 9. Questonnaire
  10. 10. Questonnaire
  11. 11. Questonnaire
  12. 12. Questonnaire
  13. 13. Datasets • europeana • SUB-UGOE Library catalog Flickr: „tsunami“ • Flickr • IMDB • Dbpedia • German Digital Library • WikiLeaks
  14. 14. Usability Testing: Three Focus Groups A: early adopter, technically literate, blogger, social networker, more interested in technical aspects than content & culture, hard to impress, opinion leader. Europeana Personas mapping: JUKKA B: average internet user, above-average interest in culture, „technology is just a tool“ attitude. Europeana Personas mapping: William & Maria C: scientist, not used to computer based explorative methods, conservative use of media. Europeana Personas mapping: Terese
  15. 15. User tests based on the europeana „personas“ concept Effortless Search C A Terese Jukka Maria B Navigational Explorative behaviour William behaviour Difficult Search
  16. 16. Two user tests• 1. Test in November 2010 – Is the interface useful (for a general public)? Accessibility, Learnability, Efficiency, Correctness – Does it provide a new scientific approach / method Appropriateness, Quality, Explorative methods – Tests guided by facilitator• 2. Test in March 2011 – Complex tasks/puzzles – Had to be solved alone – Tutorial video as a guided tour
  17. 17. Technological Framework (open source)• OpenLayers• Simile Timeline/Timeplot• GeoNames (Geoparser...)• Explorer Canvas (Google)• GeoServer (OpenStreetmap, Google Maps)• Google Web Toolkit (GWT)• KML (XML)
  18. 18. Data Model WHAT? NAME MANDATORY description optional url
  19. 19. Data Model WHAT? NAME MANDATORY description optional url WHERE? COORDINATE S address
  20. 20. Data Model WHAT? NAME MANDATORY description optional url KM WHERE? L WHEN? COORDINATE S TIMESTAMP address range
  21. 21. Exchange Format: KML (XML)
  22. 22. Use your own data in 5 easy steps!1. Take a look at the .kml specification Build your own KML dataset3. Upload it to a webserver4. Put the URL into the prototype at Share your set via the magnetic link!
  23. 23. We would LOVE! to see:• Twitter (trending topics evolving within minutes all over the planet)• DBpedia (realtime wikipedia SPARQL semantic-search)• Flickr realtime API-based search• Foursquare (your life on a map)• LinkedIn (all your business travels)• ... (your favorite webservice) Anlass der Präsentation (Fußzeile)
  24. 24. Ressources• e4D info website:• Europeana thoughtLab:• YouTube channel: