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Results Transfer Workshop

  • 2013-11-21
  • Challenges in Digital Humanities Research Environments: The CULTURA Approach

    Date: 16th January 2014
    Time: 13:00 - 16:00 GMT

    The workshop will examine the approaches taken in the CULTURA project o tackle the issues of engaging with end users, combining a suite of tools into a holistic personalised environment to support researchers and final users.

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CULTURA ZIM Workshop

  • 2013-03-15
  • On March 13th 2013, the TUG team of CULTURA has held a half-day workshop at the University of Graz, Center for Information Modelling in the Humanities. This center is doing applied research in the field of information and data processing in the humanities, with a focus on theory of data-modelling and, in particular, on the practical implementation in teaching and projects.

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Digital Humanities 2013

  • 2013-02-20
  • Every year the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations (ADHO) organizes an international conference inviting submissions on any aspect of the digital humanities, encouraging interdisciplinary work and focusing on new developments in the field. The next Digital Humanities Conference will take place at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, in July 2013: the call for papers was recently closed and, within the project CULTURA, four articles were accepted for the conference.

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IRCDL 2013

  • 2013-02-19
  • On January 31th and February 1st 2013, the 9th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries held in Rome. In this occasion two papers within the CULTURA project have been presented.

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UNIPD cooperation with Salvalarte

  • 2013-01-23
  • Salvalarte is an association that deals with Culture Heritage tutelage: the cooperation with Unipd aims at getting useful feedbacks from "informed users" in the artistic and culture area, and obtaining important hints towards the opening of the CULTURA Environment to the general public.

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Euromed 2012, international conference about cultural heritage

  • 2012-10-29
  • Under the patronage of UNESCO, in Cyprus, from 29thOctober to 3rd November 2012, the cooperation among professionals, the policy makers and authorities will move ahead with research, development and technology in the field of cultural heritage.

    The agenda of this prestigious international conference will include hundreds of excellent oral and poster presentations, as well as workshops and demonstrations from academia and industry, reflecting the wide scope of international work in the area of cultural heritage.

    This conference will be an important occasion for dissemination. Two accepted articles represent a very prestigious result and witness how the CULTURA project is an appreciated experience, worth to be shared with a valuable audience as the one at Euromed.

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  • Submitted by UNIPD

TPDL 2012

  • 2012-07-02
  • The International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries is the successor of the European Conference on Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries (ECDL). TPDL/ECDL has been the leading European scientific forum on digital libraries for 15 years. The conference continues to bring together researchers, developers, content providers and users in the field of digital libraries. TPDL 2012 is organised by the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT) in collaboration with the University of Cyprus and the City University London. It will take place in Paphos, Cyprus on 23-27 September 2012.

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A very valuable seminar at University of Padua

  • 2012-06-28
  • University of Padua – Department of Information Engeenering, the Italian partner of CULTURA, is hosting a very special guest: dr. Christine Borgman, Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at University of California, Los Angeles, USA.

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20th Symposium on Advanced Database Systems

  • 2012-06-24
  • The Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padua, Italy, is now managing the organization of SEBD, a prestigious event about research which will take place in June. That will be the good occasion for further dissemination activities of the project Cultura. Currently at its twentieth edition, SEBD Sistemi Evoluti per Basi di Dati is the major annual event of the Italian research community in the database field.

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Joint Conference on Digital Libraries

  • 2012-06-10
  • The Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is a major international forum focusing on digital libraries and associated technical, practical, and social issues. JCDL enhances the tradition of conference excellence already established by the ACM and IEEE-CS by combining the annual events that these professional societies have sponsored on an annual basis, the ACM Digital Libraries Conferences and the IEEE-CS Advances in Digital Libraries Conferences.

    The CULTURA project will be disseminated through a contribution written by M. Agosti and N. Orio: "To Envisage and Design the Transition from a Digital Archive System Developed for Domain Experts to one for Non-domain Users."

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Memorandum of Understanding

  • 2012-03-20
  • CULTURA and PROMISE just signed an official Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation.

    PROMISE (Participative Research labOratory for Multimedia and Multilingual Information Systems Evaluation) is a very interesting project that aims at advancing the experimental evaluation of complex multimedia and multilingual information systems in order to support individuals, commercial entities, and communities who design, develop, employ, and improve such complex systems. PROMISE will provide a virtual and open laboratory for conducting participative research and experimentation in which it will be possible to carry out, advance and bring automation into the evaluation and benchmarking of complex multimedia and multilingual information systems.

    The coordination of PROMISE is managed by University of Padua, and several Universities in all Europe are partners in the project as well as other agencies.

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IRCDL 2012 conference

  • 2012-02-09
  • The IRCDL conference series has been launched and initially designed by DELOS, an EU FP6 Network of Excellence on digital libraries, together with the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padua, Italy, which had sponsored the event for the initial six years.

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MM4CH 2011 papers available

  • 2012-01-31
  • This book constitutes the revised selected papers from the First International Workshop on Multimedia for Cultural Heritage, MM4CH 2011, held in Modena, Italy, on May 3, 2011.

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PROMISE Winter School 2012

  • 2012-01-23
  • The general theme of the Promise Winter School 2012 was "Information Retrieval meets Information Visualization

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CULTURA Humanities Meeting

  • 2012-01-19
  • Irish and Italian researches met to have an update and sum-up of the progresses of the project, but mostly the core of the meeting was represented by a moment of genuine interaction with students and among researchers.

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Results Transfer Workshop: Challenges in Digital Humanities Research Environments: The CULTURA Approach

Prof. Owen Conlan describing the variety of users CULTURA works with Trinity College, Dublin

16th January 2014 .

Results Transfer Workshop: Challenges in Digital Humanities Research Environments: The CULTURA Approach

Spyros Garyfallos describing the innovative visualisations available to CULTURA users Trinity College, Dublin

16th January 2014 .

Results Transfer Workshop: Challenges in Digital Humanities Research Environments: The CULTURA Approach

Dr. Mark Sweetnam showing the CULTURA environment in action Trinity College, Dublin

16th January 2014 .

Evaluation of Digital Libraries with Equalia

The Equalia evaluation service was presented at the conference Culturelles Erbe in der Cloud (Cultural Heritage in the Cloud) in Graz, Austria, on November 22, 2013. Equalia was presented as poster in the context of the CULTURA project together with its digital libraries: the 1641 Depostions and the IPSA Collection.

CULTURA Plenary Meeting

Faculty of Mathematics and Informatics (FMI), Sofia University

18th - 19th November, 2013 .

CULTURA EVALUATION at PARMA UNIVERSITY

On Tuesday 1st October, the UniPD team led an evaluation session of IPSA@CULTURA with the students of an International Master in Digital Library Learning (http://dill.hioa.no). The students gave valuable feedback about the CULTURA environment and its functionalities thanks to their knowledge of digital libraries and digital humanities matters.

1st October 2013 .

A CULTURA-demo PRESENTED at the DISCOVER RESEARCH event in DUBLIN

On 27 September 2013, several events and activities have been staged across the campus of Trinity College in Dublin. In this occasion the TCD team had the chance to show a CULTURA demo to the public: people used all three platforms of the system (1641 Depositions, IPSA and 1916 Rising) showing deep interest in the project.

27th September 2013 .

IPSA@CULTURA PRESENTED at the RESEARCHERS' NIGHT in PADUA

On Friday 27th Semptember 2013 the Researchers' Night took place in about 300 cities all over Europe. In the beautiful frame of the ancient city centre, the UniPD team had the chance to show to the public the CULTURA environment, explaining its aims and functionalities.

27th September 2013 .

Digital Humanities 2013, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The CULTURA team presented four papers and a poster at the recent Digital Humanities 2013 conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. The conference was attended by approximately 500 Digital Humanities researchers and scholars. CULTURA was prominently featured at this high profile event with all of the project presentations being well attended and promoting lively discussion.

16-19th July 2013 .

Digital Humanities 2013, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

The CULTURA team presented four papers and a poster at the recent Digital Humanities 2013 conference in Lincoln, Nebraska. The conference was attended by approximately 500 Digital Humanities researchers and scholars. CULTURA was prominently featured at this high profile event with all of the project presentations being well attended and promoting lively discussion.

16-19th July 2013 .

CULTURA Workshop at the Center for Information Modelling in the Humanities

The TUG team of CULTURA has held a half-day workshop at the University of Graz, Center for Information Modelling in the Humanities: CULTURA environment was demonstrated and useful feedback was collected from participants.

13th March 2013 .

CULTURA Presentation to the CENDARI Project

The CULTURA project has been presented by Owen Conlan to the Annual General Meeting of the Collaborative EuropeaN Digital Archive Infrastructure (CENDARI) project.

7th March 2013 .

CULTURA Plenary Meeting

IBM R&D Labs, Haifa University Campus, Mount Carmel.

4th - 6th March 2013, Haifa, Israel .

The UNIPD CULTURA presents the FAST module at IRCDL 2013

Presentation of the Flexible Annotation Semantic Tool and its integration in the CULTURA environment.

Paper submitted by Nicola Ferro, Gary Munnelly, Cormac Hampson and Owen Conlan.

Interaction with partipants during IRCDL 2013

CULTURA UNIPD during a question time at IRCDL 2013.

The IPSA presentation in the CULTURA context at IRCDL 2013

Presentation of the IPSA digital archive as a case study in the context of the CULTURA environment.

The TUG CULTURA Poster at TPDL 2012

An evaluation system for Digital Libraries.

Paphos, Cyprus, 23th - 27th September 2012 .

The UNIPD CULTURA Poster at EuroMED 2012

Issues to Be Addressed for Transforming a Digital Library Application for Experts into One for Final Users.

Limassol, Cyprus, 29th October - 3rd November 2012 .

SU for Historical Text Normalisation

SU normalisation module for Early Modern English texts.

Virtual Meeting, 5th- 6th July 2012

SEBD 2012 sponsorized by CULTURA

UNIPD has organized the 20th Italian Symposium on Advanced Database Systems (SEBD).

Venice, 24th- 27th June 2012

CULTURA Humanities Partners Meeting

CULTURA Humanities Partners Meeting: the Partners are discussing on new features for the user interface.

Padua, 19th- 20th January 2012

CULTURA Meeting

Plenary meeting and preparation of the review.

Dublin, 20th- 21st March 2012

CULTURA End-User Planning Meeting

CULTURA Partners at work at Commetric EOOD, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Sofia, 27th- 28th April 2011

CULTURA at the PROMISE WINTER SCHOOL

CULTURA participates at the PROMISE WINTER SCHOOL as a sponsor.

Zinal, 23th- 27th January 2012

CULTURA Presentation

The CULTURA coordinator presents the project during a talk at the PROMISE WINTER SCHOOL.

Zinal, 23th- 27th January 2012

CULTURA Poster

The CULTURA poster, designed for impact at CULTURA poster sessions, conferences and seminars.

Designed by www.damianogui.com

CULTURA Kick-off Meeting

CULTURA Kick-off Meeting at O'Reilly Institute of Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Dublin, 14th- 15th February 2011

CULTURA Plenary Meeting

CULTURA Plenary Meeting, the Partners in front of the Scrovegni Chapel

Padua, 13th- 14th September 2011

Commetric at Padua Meeting

Commetric, TCD KDEG and TCDH produce maps from the metadata recorded in the 1641 Depositions.

Padua, 13th- 14th September 2011