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Promoting and Enhancing Reuse of Information throughout the Content Lifecycle taking account of Evolving Semantics

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Policy implementation and change management - the PERICLES way

Policy implementation and change management - the PERICLES way
In this blog post we present a practical example of how the PERICLES model-driven approach can help to implement, automate and manage change in a policy. 'Automatic policy application and change management’ was also the focus of one of the 'PERICLES in Practice' sessions at the final project conference ‘Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP’ . In... Read more >

A workshop on the use of Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video

A workshop on the use of Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video
During late July 2016, Dave Rice and Ashley Blewer delivered two workshops at Tate Britain in London on the use of Mediainfo, MediaConch and FFmpeg in the preservation of digital video. These two workshops are a good example of the type of impact projects such as PERICLES can have and the resulting motivation they can engender, in this case leading on from the collaboration between Dave... Read more >

The EcoBuilder - A Tool to Integrate the Digital Ecosystem Model into the PERICLES picture

The EcoBuilder - A Tool to Integrate the Digital Ecosystem Model into the PERICLES picture
We are delighted to announce the release of the Digital Ecosystem Model (DEM) and the EcoBuilder , a Java tool to create DEM instances. The DEM is an ontology for modelling the interwoven relations, dependencies, and interactions of entities in digital ecosystems. Digital ecosystems encompass digital objects and their environments including their technical infrastructure, community... Read more >

SuCCESS’16 - First International Workshop on Semantic Change & Evolving Semantics

SuCCESS’16 - First International Workshop on Semantic Change & Evolving Semantics
The evolution and change of semantics is central to the objectives of the PERICLES project: semantics relates to our shared understanding of the world around us, and in cases where there is a mismatch, then this can lead to a breakdown in our shared understanding and an inability to communicate and exchange information effectively. A couple of well-known examples might be US versus UK... Read more >

Toward the integration of emulation and virtualization strategies into the conservation of software-based art collections

Toward the integration of emulation and virtualization strategies into the conservation of software-based art collections
Part of PERICLES core mission is finding ways to manage the challenges posed by the changing technical environments of complex digital content. For software-based artworks, obsolescence of the original technical platform and the resulting need to migrate the work to a new one, can result in inaccurate performance of the work, or at worst, render it completely inaccessible. Emulation and... Read more >