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.

Museum Documentation in Transdisciplinary Perspective

Athens

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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
  • M.A. Georg Hohmann, Department for Cultural and Museum Informatics, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Dipl.-Ing. Bernhard Schiemann, Assistant Professor, Chair of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science Department, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany
  • Professor Dr. Guenther Goerz, Chair of Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science Department, University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany 

Agenda  

  1. Introduction to the aims of the Working Group with discussion
  2. Problems in transdisciplinary approaches (such as mapping of domain specific knowledge, mutual verification of data/information and the phenomenon of multiple instantiation)
  3. Short introduction to OWL-DL and CIDOC CRM
  4. CIDOC CRM / OWL as tool for the mapping of knowledge between scientific and scholarly disciplines (e.g., animals as collected specimens in natural history as well as drawn or painted objects in cultural history)
  5. Exercise: How to move a current data model into a transdisciplinary context?

Language

 English 

Program and slides of the talks 

  • Siegfried Krause: What is the CIDOC-CRM and what is it not [pdf]
  • Karl-Heinz Lampe: How CIDOC-CRM supports interoperability [pdf]
  • Guenther Goerz: On Transdisciplinarity [pdf]
  • Guenther Goerz: Structured Representations [pdf]
  • Bernhard Schiemann: Introduction to OWL-DL, Tools, Semantic Web and the CRM OWL-DL Implementation [pdf]
  • Bernhard Schiemann: Introduction to the BIODAT OWL-DL Implementation [pdf]
  • Georg Hohmann: Museumdat as an OWL-DL Domain Ontology [pdf]

Journal paper 

LAMPE, K.-H., RIEDE, K., DOERR, M. 2008: Research Between Natural and Cultural History Information: Benefits and IT-Requirements for Transdisciplinarity. - ACM J. Comput. Cultur. Heritage 1, 1, Article 4 (June 2008), 22 pages. DOI = 10.1145/1367080.1367084     full version [pdf]