Tag: Digital Cultural Heritage

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A new project for e-infrastructures dedicated to digital cultural heritage in Europe

Digital Cultural Heritage Roadmap for Preservation (DCH-RP) is a Coordination Action supported by EC FP7 e-Infrastructures Programme, which will be adding more concrete results in the specific area of the digital preservation of cultural heritage. The kick-off meeting took place in Rome on the 8th of October 2012, hosted by Coordinator ICCU Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico. Continue reading


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ASPIRE foresight study topic reports published

Beside Medicine, Physics and Science, data handling and storage represent big challenges also to cultural heritage and art. In the Aspire report, interesting contributions come from dr. Antonella Fresa as for digital cultural heritage, and from Gill Davies as for distributed music performance. Continue reading


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Digital Cultural Heritage, steps forward to Horizon 2020

A very interesting article by dr. Antonella Fresa explains in detail characteristics, requirements and needed priority services in the digital cultural heritage sector, that is going to be a protagonist among the other Sciences in the new European programme for research and innovazion Horizon 2020. The article has been published in the International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing edited by the Edimburgh University Press. Continue reading


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Re-discovering Vrouw Maria: virtual reality simulation

The Vrouw Maria was a 18th century Dutch vessel, headed for Saint-Petersburg, that sank in Finnish waters. The shipwreck had been studied in many national and international projects: now, an interactive, virtual reality simulation has been created for an exhibition at the Maritime Museum of Finland. Continue reading


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Digital Cultural Heritage: European targets

Characteristics, needs and priority services of Digital Cultural Heritage are the starting points to reflect upon, for developing a network of interoperability and cooperation among culture, research and e-infrastructures. In Europe, this is the prelude to the goal of the Open Science Infrastructure. Continue reading