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LODAC Museum -- Connecting Museums with LOD --

  1. 1. Museum and Web 2011, April 7-9, 2011, Philadelphia, PA, USA <br />LODAC MuseumConnecting Museums with LOD<br />National Institute of Informatics<br />With LODAC project team<br />H. Takeda, I. Ohmukai, F. Kato, T. Kamura, T. Takahashi, H. Ueda<br />
  2. 2. LODAC Project<br />Open Social Semantic Web Platform for Academic Resources<br />Providing platforms for Linked Open Data<br />Practicing data accumulation and publishing<br />Interested Areas<br />Museum information<br />Geographical information, especially geographical names<br />Local information<br />…<br />
  3. 3. Museum data as LOD<br />The state-of-the-art of museum information in Japan<br />Distributed<br />Self maintained<br />Isolated<br />Opaque<br />Self designed<br />Messy<br />Aggregating and associating museum information<br />LODAC-Museum<br />
  4. 4. Linked Open Data<br />Publish data as re-useable<br />Not PDF or excel<br />Use RDF (Resource Description Framework)<br />Web of Data<br />Linked Data Principle by Tim Berners-Lee<br />Use URIs as names for things <br />Use HTTP URIs so that people can look up those names. <br />When someone looks up a URI, provide useful information, using the standards (RDF*, SPARQL) <br />Include links to other URIs. so that they can discover more things. <br />
  5. 5. LOD Cloud(Linking Open Data)<br />
  6. 6. http://lod.ac/<br />
  7. 7. LODAC Museum – Main work<br />Gathering of data<br />Thesaurus, museum collections, etc<br />Standardization of data<br />Representing data from different sources in a unique form<br />Integration of data<br />Identifying data<br />Associating the same data<br />Publishing and share of data<br />
  8. 8. Data sources<br />Thesaurus and authority sources<br />日本美術シソーラスDB絵画編(Thesaurus of Japanese Art)<br />国指定文化財データベース(DB for National Designated Cultural Property)<br />文化遺産オンライン(Cultural Heritage Online)<br />Museum Collection (14 museums)<br />国立美術館所蔵作品総合目録検索システム(国立国際美術館,京都国立近代美術館,東京国立近代美術館) (4 Nat’l Museums)<br />国立西洋美術館 (Nat’l M. Western Art)<br />京都国立博物館 (Kyoto Nat’l Museum)<br />奈良国立博物館 (Nara Nat’l Museum)<br />福島県立美術館 (Fukushima Pref. M. of Art)<br />Other sources<br />DBPedia Japan<br />GIS data<br />栃木県立美術館<br />秋田県立近代美術館<br />岩手県立美術館<br />徳島県立近代美術館<br />山梨県立美術館<br />東京都現代美術館<br />香川県立東山魁夷せとうち美術館<br />
  9. 9. Metadata design<br />Basic Structure<br />Work – Creator – Museum<br />Interoperability is more considered than correctness in the domain<br />DC> DCTerm> FOAF> iCal >SKOS>NDLSH> RDA> CIDOC CRM<br />Keep it flat as long as possible<br />Metadata elements<br />Work: 46<br />Person: 23<br />Org. 13<br />Bib. 12<br />
  10. 10. Integration Policy<br />How to integrate data from different sources <br />sharing of responsibility<br />Each source is responsible for its data <br />Identifying IDs for data and managing data with the IDs <br />LODAC is only responsible for integration<br />Assigning original IDs and associating other IDs to them<br />Data from Source B<br />Integrated data<br />Data from Source A<br />crm:P55_has_current_location<br />dc:creator<br />Work<br />dc:references<br />dc:references<br />crm:P55_has_current_location<br />crm:P55_has_current_location<br />Museum<br />dc:creator<br />dc:references<br />dc:references<br />dc:creator<br />Creator<br />dc:references<br />dc:references<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Integration of Person Data<br />Matching of Creators<br />Base: List of Artists from Thesaurus of Japanese Art<br />Target: Creators of collection in museums + Dbpedia<br />Method: String match of names<br />Results: Links from artist nodes to work nodes are added <br />Links<br />LODAC data<br />Link to Work<br />DBpedia<br />Basic Informationfor Creators<br />
  12. 12.
  13. 13. A Creator’s page<br />Name of creator<br />LODAC ID and associated Ref-Resource IDs<br />
  14. 14. Ref-Resource ID<br />(Dbpedia)<br />
  15. 15. Ref-Resource ID<br />(Japanese Art Thesaurus)<br />born year<br />school<br />related<br />area<br />
  16. 16. Data associated to LODAC ID<br />Links to works<br />
  17. 17. 徳島県立美術館 Tokushima Pref. Museum<br />
  18. 18. 東京近代美術館 National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo<br />
  19. 19. 国指定文化財データベース DB for National Designated Cultural Property<br />
  20. 20. Tokushima Pref. Museum<br />Thesaurus for Japanese Art<br />DB for National Designated Cultural Property<br />National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo<br />Fukui Pref. Museum<br />
  21. 21. Data size and Integration Results<br />Museum collections<br />
  22. 22. What can LOD give Museum Data?<br />Connectivity!!<br />Open Connectivity makes new values for museum data<br />Connect to data in other areas<br />Connect to UGC (User Generated Contents)<br />