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 […]
PERICLES – Policy Editor
This poster presents the Policy Editor that is a development by Space Applications Services in the PERICLES project (http://pericles-project.eu/). 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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