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International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2013

The International Symposium on Grids and Clouds (ISGC) 2013 will be held at Academia Sinica in the wonderful scenario of Taipei from 17-22 March 2013, with co-located events and workshops. The conference is hosted by the Academia Sinica Grid Computing … Continue reading


Computers and Creativity

This interdisciplinary volume introduces new theories and ideas on creativity from the perspectives of science and art. Featuring contributions from leading researchers, theorists and artists working in artificial intelligence, generative art, creative computing, music composition, and cybernetics, the book examines the relationship between computation and creativity from both analytic and practical perspectives. Continue reading


Italian archaeologists unearth trove of artefacts in Egypt

The dig, headed by scholars from the University of Siena, revealed objects such as nearly 100 papyrus scripts, potsherds with written text and statues of pharaohs and important priests. The findings were made at the ancient site of Dionysias, which dates back to the third century BC and lasted until the sixth century AD. Continue reading


Sydney Festival 2013

It’s summer festival time in Australia.  Sydney Festival (5-27 January) offers a rich programme of around 80 events involving upwards of 1.000 artists from Australia and abroad covering dance, theatre, music, visual arts and cross media. For the duration of … Continue reading


BOUND UNBOUND: Lin Tianmiao

The first major U.S. exhibition of leading Chinese artist Lin Tianmiao*, Bound Unbound surveys the past 20 years of her captivating installations and sculpture. Through exquisite handwork using thread winding, embroidery, and sculptural processes, Lin Tianmiao has explored her interest in the … Continue reading


Mobilising Heritage Through 4 EU Projects

Jordan’s Minister of Tourism and Antiquities and Minister of Environment Nayef Hmeidi Al-Fayez launched the event in collaboration with European Delegation in Amman to disseminate the results and actions of 4 EU-supported projects in Jordan and the Euromed countries in a blustering force. Continue reading


DBpedia and the world of Linked Open Data

DBpedia is an important dataset in Linked Data as it is not only connected to and from numerous other datasets, but it also is relied upon for useful information. However, quality problems are inherent in DBpedia be it in terms … Continue reading


The intellectual legacy of Fawwaz al-Khraysheh is still alive.

The Department of Antiquities of Jordan participated actively to the INDICATE project. INDICATE is the Coordination Action supported by the European Commission to establish an International Network for Digital Cultural Heritage e-Infrastructure, with partners from the European Union and the … Continue reading


INDICATE promoted in the ex-Yugoslavia

The INDICATE project completed its activities in October 2012 with a successful conference held in Ankara. Partners from many European cultural and research organisations participated to the project, together with national institutions from Jordan, Egypt and Turkey. Representatives of Malaysia and Brazil took part to the conference in Ankara. Continue reading