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Software Based Artworks and TMS – challenge accepted

Software Based Artworks and TMS – challenge accepted
On 21 and 22 July 2015 Tate held an internal workshop on Software Based Artworks (SBA) and TMS ( The Museum System ), a collection management software. This included the Time-based Media Conservation Team, the TMS office and the Research department.   A little bit of background This workshop was a follow up to a one day training session held in August 2014 focussing on the... Read more >

‘Semantic Version Management based on Formal Certification’ wins ‘Best Paper Award’

‘Semantic Version Management based on Formal Certification’ wins ‘Best Paper Award’
We are proud to announce that the ICSOFT-PT 2015 ‘Best Paper Award’ has gone to PERICLES project partner Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE), a multidisciplinary organisation based in Grenoble, France, with experts in computer vision, text analytics, data analytics, machine learning and process modelling applied to information, data and documents (see Picture 1).  The winning... Read more >

Linked Resource Model for modelling evolving systems (3rd PERICLES Technical Workshop in Grenoble, France)

Linked Resource Model for modelling evolving systems (3rd PERICLES Technical Workshop in Grenoble, France)
Xerox Research Centre Europe (XRCE) organized a third technical workshop on using/extending the Linked Resource Model (LRM). The workshop was hosted by the XRCE in Grenoble, and took place on the 27-29 April 2015 (see blogs for the first two meetings). [1] [2] The LRM is an upper level ontology that is being developed within PERICLES, to enable the description of evolving digital... Read more >

An exemplar in data reuse: 2015 International Space Apps Challenge

An exemplar in data reuse: 2015 International Space Apps Challenge
For the last four years, NASA have staged yearly Space Apps Hackathons as part of a NASA incubator innovation program. Space Apps events last two days, are held worldwide in a large number of locations, and bring together an extremely large number of people. The 2013 hackathon, for example, included 8300 participants from 83 cities in 44 countries across the world. Teams choose to tackle... Read more >

Monitoring the semantic drift of index terms by an evolving vector field: a novel experimental approach

Monitoring the semantic drift of index terms by an evolving vector field: a novel experimental approach
The evolution of semantics refers to possible shifts in the interpretation of a concept over time and/or contrasts in its interpretation between user communities, due to linguistic, socio-cultural or psychological factors. In literature, the above phenomenon is covered by expressions like “semantic change”, “semantic shift”, “semantic decay”, and sometimes as “concept drift”,... Read more >