Introduction to SALIC
A software toolbox designed for use and adaptation by machine learning researchers and developers working in the field of automated image annotation and classification.
Introduction to Image Annotation
Introduction to the background of image annotation.
Introduction to the PROPheT
PROPheT is a novel application that enables instance extraction and ontology population from Linked Open Data (LOD) sources, such as DBpedia and Europeana, through a user-friendly graphical user interface
Contextualised semantics – a background
An overview of the main issues involved in the annotation of digital objects as well as an appreciation of technologies to aid this process.
Vector fields: a new approach to evolving semantics
A glance into open-ended research questions and an ongoing effort to model semantic change on a vector field.
Vectors and matrices: word meaning for advanced access
Introduction into the core ideas to represent word meaning by vectors, including a respective match between linguistics and information science.
A Tool to Extract Environment Information: The PERICLES Extraction Tool (PET)
A comprehensible narrative on how the PET works in form of a blog. Check out the demo screencast in the supplementary reading.
Significant Environment Information
Explaining the notion of Significant Environment Information (SEI), “dependency” and methods to measure SEI in the context of sheer curation.
From Metadata to Environment Information
Extraction from a project deliverable, collated to explain different types or sources for metadata that might be relevant for preservation, access and re-use of digital objects.
Introduction to the notion of sheer curation
An introduction to the notion of sheer curation was collated from relevant reading material. It gives background information to the issues addressed by sheer curation and the pros and cons.