Announcement

Following a long discussion, on the meeting in Helsinki, June 2012 the TrAiD working group decided on a renaming of the group and a re-orientation of its goals. Further details will follow soon.

Challenges in museum documentation for transdisciplinary information integration: From field names to events



Santiago

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Workshop with contributions by

  • Dr. Karl-Heinz Lampe, chair of the CIDOC Working Group "Transdisciplinary Approaches in Documentation", Head of Biodiversity Informatics, Senior Curator (Hymenoptera), Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig (ZFMK), Bonn, Germany
  • Dr. Siegfried Krause, co-chair of the CIDOC Working Group "Transdisciplinary Approaches in Documentation", Head of the Department for Cultural and Museum Informatics, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Professor Dr. Guenther Goerz, Chair of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science Department, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

Agenda (9:30am - 12pm)

  1. Introduction
  2. Analysis of information structures in traditional card indexes and relational databases
  3. Approaches to information integration in linking cultural heritage information: goals, problems and obstacles
  4. Short introduction to the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (CRM) from a practical perspective
  5. Mapping record structures and their data fields into event representations
  6. Building simple technical solutions as a pre-requisite for information integration
  7. Embedding cultural data/information in a transdisciplinary framework

Language

English

Program and slides of the talks

  • Siegfried Krause: What is the CIDOC-CRM and what is it not [pdf]
  • Karl-Heinz Lampe: Challenges is museum documentation for transdisciplinary information integration: From field names to events [pdf]
  • Siegfried Krause: The DUeRER project example [pdf]
  • Guenther Goerz: Embedding cultural information in a transdisciplinary framework [pdf]
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  • Conference talks:
    • Guenther Goerz, Bernhard Schiemann, Martin Scholz: Supporting transdisciplinary work on diverse information in cultural heritage     slides [pdf]
    • Georg Hohmann: The WissKI Project --- A scholarly communication infrastructure     slides [pdf]

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