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

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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 >

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 >

Exploring appraisal, quality assurance and risk assessment in the data continuum

Exploring appraisal, quality assurance and risk assessment in the data continuum
PERICLES was invited by the IDCC to run a workshop on 25 February 2016 as part of the 11th International Digital Curation Conference (IDCC16, Amsterdam). We prepared a half-day session on appraisal, quality assurance and risk assessment in relation to the lives of complex digital objects. The workshop was designed to introduce participants to some of the key concepts being explored... Read more >

How much metadata is too much (and how little is too little)?

How much metadata is too much (and how little is too little)?
How much metadata is too much (and how little is too little)? Practical Preservation and People, December 3rd 2015, Public Records Office of Northern Ireland The DPC metadata event brought together a spirited collection of people from projects and heritage institutions, all interested in seeking an answer to the question posed in the workshop's title: when collecting metadata, how... Read more >

October workshops: Introducing experts to key PERICLES concepts

October workshops: Introducing experts to key PERICLES concepts
Last month PERICLES ran two workshops with practitioners and experts in the fields of digital preservation and science data. The full-day events were organised at two different locations, London (15 October) and Brussels (29 October) to introduce specific topics that are key elements within PERICLES research and development. The first workshop entitled 'Model-driven approach to... Read more >