[Lod] EU COST action proposal

Richard Light richard at light.demon.co.uk
Fri Mar 7 11:50:24 CET 2014


Looks just the ticket to me.  Good work, Sebastian.

(Oh, and by the way, I'm interested in helping too.  It's been a busy 
week. :-) )

Richard

On 07/03/2014 10:47, Kai Eckert wrote:
> I like the text very much. I will submit it later, I would propose to do
> it earlier than 17:00 in order to leave some time to deal with potential
> submission problems.
>
> So @all: Give feedback or raise your concerns until 15:00 CET or we
> assume you accept it as is for submission :-)
>
> Cheers,
>
> Kai
>
> Am 07.03.2014 11:40, schrieb maurizio.lana:
>> Il 07/03/14 10:33, Sebastian Rahtz ha scritto:
>>> the state of the art for this initial registration (end of today in
>>> Europe)
>>> is as follows. comments? do remember that this isn't being evaluated - its
>>> purpose is simply to let the organisers assign appropriate evaluators.
>> got it.
>> kai it's up to you in a short time, am i right?
>> ciao
>> maurizio
>>
>>> TITLE: Linked Open Data across the Humanities
>>>
>>> ACRONYM:  LODAH
>>>
>>>
>>> The mission of LODAH is to build a network of projects and researchers
>>> working with Linked Open Data (LOD) from across the whole field of the
>>> humanities who can engage with LOD-oriented research from a computer
>>> science perspective. The specific objectives will be encouraging and
>>> facilitating the interconnection and interoperability of open online
>>> Humanities resources, both existing and forthcoming, through LOD;
>>> raising awareness of new developments (both content and technology);
>>> and discussing, developing, and  publishing best practices. The main
>>> activities of LODAH will be to survey the use of ontologies adopted
>>> across humanities; to consider how they relate to each other; to
>>> identify gaps where disciplines are lacking clear exemplars and
>>> guidance; to build guidelines designed not only to reduce the
>>> fragmentation of approaches and ontologies but also to foster
>>> integration of methods and resources; and to find and possibly link
>>> other research initiatives in similar fields. This will happen by both
>>> testing ontologies and techniques developed for humanities data
>>> against the concerns of contemporary information engineering, and by
>>> testing the assumptions of modern data networks against the complexity
>>> of the humanities. This will make it easier for everyone  -  from
>>> citizens to SMEs - to reach and use complex historical, literary or
>>> philosophical data sets, and provide a marketplace for European SMEs
>>> to develop new tools and services. The initial LODAH membership
>>> includes a wide range of disciplinary perspectives, but  is also open
>>> to unforeseen domains and will be an environment in which young
>>> researchers can develop portable skills.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> KEYWORDS: Digital Humanities; Linked Open Data; Semantic Web; Cultural
>>> Heritage
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>>
>>> Sebastian Rahtz
>>>
>>> Director (Research) of Academic IT
>>>
>>> University of Oxford IT Services
>>>
>>> 13 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN. Phone +44 1865 283431
>>>
>>>
>>> Não sou nada.
>>>
>>> Nunca serei nada.
>>>
>>> Não posso querer ser nada.
>>>
>>> À parte isso, tenho em mim todos os sonhos do mundo.
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> -- 
>> Maurizio Lana - ricercatore
>> Università del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento di Studi Umanistici
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>>
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