Videos of all the presentations in this CAA session, held in Siena 2015, which I blogged about earlier. Full credit and thanks due to Doug Rocks-Macqueen and his Recording Archaeology project for recording and making this and other sessions available (see also the session on ArchaeoFOSS and the keynotes). Thanks also to Leif Isaksen and Keith May for organising and chairing the session.
The session outline:
Linked Data and Semantic Web based approaches to data management have now become commonplace in the field of heritage. So commonplace in fact, that despite frequent mention in digital literature, and a growing familiarity with concepts such as URIs and RDF across the domain, it is starting to see fall off in Computer Science conferences and journals as many of the purely technical issues are seen to be ‘solved’. So is the revolution over? We propose that until the benefits of Linked Data are seen in real interconnections between independent systems it will not properly have begun. This session will discuss the socio-technical challenges required to build a concrete Semantic Web in the heritage sector.
The videos for the accepted papers:
- The Syrian Heritage Project in the IT infrastructure of the German Archaeological Institute – Philipp Gerth, Sebastian Cuy (video)
- Using CIDOC CRM for dynamically querying ArSol, a relational database, from the semantic web – Olivier Marlet, Stéphane Curet, Xavier Rodier, Béatrice Bouchou-Markhoff (video)
- How to move from Relational to Linked Open Data 5 Star – a numismatic example – Karsten Tolle, David Wigg-Wolf (video)
- The Labeling System: A bottom-up approach for enriched vocabularies in the humanities – Florian Thiery, Thomas Engel (video)
- From interoperable to interoperating Geosemantic resources – Paul J Cripps, Douglas Tudhope (video)