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

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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 challenges set by the organisers, of which...

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 preservation management' was focussed on the...

"Preservation and access to born-digital culture" Brussels, 30 - 31 October 2015

In late October 2015 in Brussels, iMAL and PACKED organised a symposium to discuss with over 100 international experts central challenges regarding “Preservation and Access to Born-Digital Culture”.   Anna Henry (Digital Preservation Manager) and John Langdon (Archive Curator) from Tate gave a presentation that summarised Tate’s approach to Digital Preservation as well...


Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP

In this series of videos we offer some highlights from PERICLES final project conference 'Acting on Change: New Approaches and Future Practices in LTDP' , which took place at the Wellcome Collection Conference centre in London on 30 Nov - 1 Dec 2016. This conference took a closer look at what research is being carried out as regards the challenge of changing environments, and what solutions are being proposed in support of...

PERICLES Technical Appraisal tool

This is an introduction to the PERICLES Technical Appraisal Tool, which was developed by Simon Waddington and Jun Zhang from King's College London with input from other project partners. The tool has been developed within PERICLES, a four-year Integrated Project (2013-2017) funded by the European Union under its Seventh Framework Programme (ICT Call 9). The PERICLES Technical Appraisal tool will be available by 31 March 2017 under...


The PERICLES FP7 model-driven approach and ecosystem modelling - Repository Fringe 2015 POSTER

This poster was presented by PERICLES partner Adam Carter (EPCC) at Repository Fringe 2015 (3-4 August) an annual forum where repository administrators, developers/coders, and information professionals interact and explore the application of innovative technologies including cultural developments (such as research data management principles and open data, social media, altmetrics) to their ongoing repository work. The poster...

SOLAR Space Science Portal - PV 2015

This poster was presented by project partner David De Weerdt (Space Applications) at the PV 2015 conference held 3-5 November 2015 in Darmstadt (Germany) and organised by EUMETSAT. This poster presents how space science related data use and reuse complications can be tackled with an integrated graph-oriented modeling approach.

PERICLES: A knowledge management programme applied to solar data from Columbus, application to long term climate forcing data - PV 2015

This presentation was delivered by project partner Christian Muller (B.USOC) during the PV 2015 conference held 3-5 November 2015 in Darmstadt (Germany) and organised by EUMETSAT. The presentation introduced the Space Science case study which focuses on space science data originating from the ESA and International Space Station, for example from experiments that monitor the sun's spectral variability to understand its effects on...

Integrating Preservation into experimental workflows for space science - PV 2015

This presentation was delivered by project partner Simon Waddington (King's College London) during the PV 2015 conference held 3-5 November 2015 in Darmstadt (Germany) and organised by EUMETSAT. The presentation introduced PERICLES approach to long term preservation of data and environmental information generated by the SOLAR experiment, being run on the International Space Station. 

The future life of solar spectral irradiance monitored in space and the PERICLES role in preserving and distributing it: application to astrobiology - EANA 2015

This presentation was delivered by project partner Christian Muller (B.USOC) at the European Astrobiology Network Association conference which took place on 6-9 October 2015 in Noordwijk (NL).

Management of change to enable long term reuse - Our Digital Future 2016

This poster introducing the PERICLES project was presented by Simon Waddington from project partner King's College London at the two-day conference ' Our Digital Future' (14-15 March 2016). The event was organised by the University of Cambridge and focused on 'Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Long Term Data Preservation and Access'.

EU FP7 PERICLES Project - PASIG 2016

This presentation was delivered by Simon Waddington from project partner King's College London at the 2016 digital preservation event run by PASIG (Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group) in Prague, Czech Republic on 9-11 March.

PERICLES: A knowledge management programme applied to Solar data from ISS-COLUMBUS - IAU Symposia: Astroinformatics

This poster was presented by Christian Muller from PERICLES project partner B.USOC at the  IAU Symposia: Astroinformatics , which took place in Sorrento (Italy) on 29 September - 4 October 2016. The  symposium brought together world-class experts to address the methodological and technological challenges posed by massive data sets produced by the new generation of telescopes and observatories. Astronomy is at the...

PERICLES – Digital Preservation through Management of Change in Evolving Ecosystems - EPS book

This paper is based on work of the EU FP7 PERICLES project on digital preservation, and presents some general concepts including the modelling of digital ecosystems, in which abstract representations are used to assess risks to sustainability and support tasks such as appraisal. The paper also offers a description of selected research areas investigated by the project. The paper has been published in the EPS book “The Success of...

An overview on the reuse of data in the science domain

This report results from over a year (2016) of discussions and knowledge sharing within the PERICLES Community of Practice related to the Reuse of Science Data , which brought together scientists, researchers and project managers from leading institutions in Europe to discuss barriers, developments and examples of data management strategies for long-term access. The setup of this discussion group was inspired by challenges...

The Lives of Digital Things: A Community of Practice Dialogue

This report summarises the key topics and take-home messages from the discussions hosted by Tate for the Community of Practice group on the Lives of Digital Things. The report was compiled from four virtual conversations the primary aim of which was to explore the different ways in which the ‘Lives of digital things’ are thought about through different digital preservation practices and contexts.


Human Memory-Inspired Multimedia Organization and Preservation (HMMP'15) Workshop, 3 July 2015

Human Memory-Inspired Multimedia Organization and Preservation is a workshop organised by the ForgetIT project within the IEEE ICME 2015 conference. The research question that the HMMP’15 workshop aims to address is: can we be inspired from the human remembering and forgetting processes for developing more advanced algorithms for multimedia organization (incl. search, retrieval, annotation, summarization) and preservation (incl....

1st Int. Workshop on “Semantic Change & Evolving Semantics - SuCCESS’16"

Co-located with SEMANTiCS 2016   Date: 12 September 2016 Workshop length: half day (9:00-12:30) Venue: Campus Augustusplatz - Leipzig, Germany   Follow us on Twitter #semanticsconf @PericlesFP7   Aims & Scope This half-day workshop aims at exploring emerging research in the areas of semantic change and evolving semantics. Semantics differ across contexts, domains,...