Research Papers and Domain Publications

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The Resource Action Language: Towards Designing Reactive RDF Stores

This paper introduces the main principles of ReAL (Resource Action Language), a language developed in the context of PERICLES model-driven approach to address the need for systems to react to the stimuli received from continually evolving environments. In an interconnected world such as the one envisioned by pervasive computing, systems should be able to react […]

Jean-Yves Vion-Dury, Nikolaos Lagos
Open Access
PERICLES – Policy Editor

This poster presents the Policy Editor that is a development by Space Applications Services in the PERICLES project ( The Policy Editor allows to create, refine and update a coherent and consistent set of policies for long term data preservation. The used policy model, whereof the properties can be defined or modified using the Policy […]

David De Weerdt, Rani Pinchuk, Emanuele Milani
Open Access
A pragmatic approach to significant environment information collection to support object reuse

This paper introduces the concept of Significant Environment Information (SEI), which takes into account the dependencies of the digital object on external information for specific purposes and significance weights. This information supports object use and reuse, e.g. for a better long-term preservation of data. The paper also introduces the PERICLES Extraction Tool (PET), an open […]

Corubolo, Fabio, Grit Eggers, Anna, Hedges, Mark, Waddington, Simon, Hasan, Adil, Ludwig, Jens
Open Access
The PERICLES Process Compiler: Linking BPMN Processes into Complex Workflows for Model-Driven Preservation in Evolving Ecosystems

Understanding and reusing archived digital information after a decade of technological advancements, constant developments and changes to software and hardware is a very complex and time consuming task. Without a clear documentation and records of changes, research on the creation and modification of information systems and its associated data is almost impossible. To ease these […]

Noa Campos-López, Oliver Wannenwetsch
Closed Access
Semantic Integration of Web Data for International Investment Decision Support

In this paper, a decision support system that semantically aggregates information from many heterogeneous web resources and provides guidance to SMEs for their potential investments, is presented.

Boyan Simeonov
Open Access
Status of CELLAR: Update from an IETF Working Group for Matroska and FFV1

The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) has chartered a working group. It is named CELLAR and aims to develop specifications for a lossless audiovisual file format for use in archival environments.

Dave Rice
Open Access
Drop Video File(s) Here: The Emergence of Free Quality Control Tools for Video Preservation

This paper covers the evolution of QCtools and its role as an open source solution for moving image archivists

Benjamin H. Turkus
Open Access