[Lod] EU COST action proposal

Ant Beck ant.beck at gmail.com
Fri Mar 7 13:47:59 CET 2014


also interested.



Ant
On 07/03/14 12:25, maurizio.lana wrote:
> Il 07/03/14 12:12, Ant Beck ha scritto:
>> The only thing I think is missing is a sentence describing the impact.
>>
>> How about something like:
>>
>> "This will have impact across society and will improve community 
>> engagement, curatorial and professional management and policy 
>> formation in the digital humanities whilst encouraging innovative 
>> re-use by researchers, communities and SMEs alike. "
>>
>> This obviously takes things well over the 250 words and would need 
>> editing down accordingly.
> good remark.
> something like this is already said but i integrated just now some 
> missing aspects (curation, professionals; policies are subsumed into 
> management)
> maurizio
>
>
>>
>> Best
>>
>> Ant
>> On 07/03/14 10:50, Richard Light wrote:
>>> 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
>>>>> via Manzoni 8, 13100 Vercelli - tel. +39 347 7370925
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