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

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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 >

PERICLES event at the Gothenburg Book Fair, Sweden (24-27 Sept 2015)

PERICLES event at the Gothenburg Book Fair, Sweden (24-27 Sept 2015)
The Gothenburg Book Fair is said to be “the largest cultural event in Scandinavia”, receiving around 100,000 visitors every year. The four-day fair, held annually on the last weekend of September, is world leading in hosting a comprehensive conference program, including seminars, stage events and a large variety of activities at the over 800 exhibition stands. Aside from its focus on... Read more >

Presenting advanced access related research in PERICLES at QI-14

Presenting advanced access related research in PERICLES at QI-14
The concept of advanced access combines automatic indexing, automatic document categorization, document retrieval and information visualization in digital libraries, and is crucial to any progress in digital preservation (DP). Namely, what would be the point of preserving anything for the future if one had no access to safeguarded content? Lately the temporal aspect of content, its ageing,... Read more >

PERICLES presented at ESWC-2014 on May 27, 2014

PERICLES presented at ESWC-2014 on May 27, 2014
PERICLES was presented by CERTH representative Stratos Kontopoulos at the European Project Networking Session at the Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC-2014) on May 27, 2014 at Anissaras, Limenas Hersonissou, Crete, Greece. The ESWC is a major venue for discussing the latest scientific results and technology innovations around semantic technologies. The European Project Networking... Read more >

Collaborative doctorate between Tate and Kings College London

Collaborative doctorate between Tate and Kings College London
Method, Purpose, Use and Value in the Technical Description and Analysis of Software-Based Art. Applications are invited to undertake a collaborative doctorate based at King’s College London and Tate to investigate two main questions: how are software-based artworks to be described and represented for the purposes of preservation, understanding and access? What constitutes technical art... Read more >