Monthly Archives: October 2016

Trip Report: ISWC 2016

Last week, I was in Japan for the 15th International Semantic Web Conference.  And so it begins #iswc2016 — Elena Simperl (@esimperl) October 18, 2016 For me, this was a big event as I was research track program co-chair

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

VU looking further in Mali

[This post by Anna Bon is cross-posted from See also the VU press release: VU looking further in Mali] On 13 October 2016, the W4RA team organized and co-chaired, a Green Climate Funds workshop together with Malian farmer organization AOPP

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

The Role of Narratives in DIVE

[This post is based on Maartje Kruijt‘s Media Studies Bachelor thesis: “Supporting exploratory search with features, visualizations, and interface design: a theoretical framework“.] In today’s network society is a growing need to share, integrate and search in collections of various libraries, archives

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Two birds, one stone: Bridging cultural heritage collections with crowds and niches

Crowdsourcing is a valuable source of data and metadata in cultural heritage. In this workshop speakers from Naturalis, the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision and the Rijksmuseum will provide their insights on crowdsourcing by discussing the following points: Relevance:

Posted in Projects, SEALINCMedia