MultimediaN demonstrator used in Semantic Web class at UvA - 16 October 2006
Jacco van Ossenbruggen gave an invited lecture
"MultimediaN demonstrator: culture in context:
Practical aspects of using the Semantic Web"
Our demonstrator will also be used by the students in a practical assignment.
MultimediaN Informatie Search Technology Workshop at PICNIC06 - 28 September 2006
Jacco van Ossenbruggen gave a presentation "Virtual digital heritage collections"
ICT Themamiddag (Dutch only) - 25 September 2006
Jacco van Ossenbruggen gaf een presentatie op de themamiddag "Besluiten tot aansluiten" in Utrecht.
Slides zijn bechikbaar.
Internal MultimediaN Day - 28 June 2006
Guus Schreiber and Jacco van Ossenbruggen gave a presentation on "Virtual Digital Heritage Collections" (Slides). The phd students, Alia Amin, Michiel Hildebrand and Victor de Boer, presented their research poster. (image)
ACHE day (Amsterdam Cultural Heritage Exchange) - 30 March 2006
Several people have suggested to organize a joint meeting of
the projects that either have recently started or will start
in the near future, and that do "something with semantics
and cultural heritage". For this meeting we have coined the
term "Amsterdam Cultural Heritage Exchange" where
"Amsterdam" should be interpreted loosely (if at all). The
objective of the day is to exchange information, in
particular on the software the different projects have
developed c.q. are developing c.q. are using as baseline.
Cultural Exhibition Visit - 6 March 2006 The Nieuwekerk in Amsterdam presents the Indonesia exhibition. You can see the famous artifacts from the Singasari-periode (13th century), Sulawesi, Lombok, Bali and Nieuwe-Guinea. More then three hundred artifacts from the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde Leiden and Museum National Jakarta are displayed. More then half of them belongs to the Rijksmuseum voor Volkenkunde which art collections will be included as part of the datasets presented in the E-Culture MultimediaN project.
The Semantic Media Interfaces cluster CWI took advantage of this rare event. Nine computer scientists paid a visit to the Nieuwekerk Museum at the Dam and saw the artifacts with their own eyes.
MultimediaN meets Art - 20 December 2005
The Centre of Mathematics and Computer Science (CWI) in Amsterdam is crowded today with computer-science researchers posing as pseudo art experts. The project team of E-Culture (MultimediaN subproject N9C) is gathering today to test the web demonstrator of their semantic image annotation and search system. The atmosphere is lively. The leader of the experiment, Laura Hollink, gives instructions to the pack of 13 MultimediaN co-workers from CWI, the two Amsterdam universities (UvA and VU) and Foundation Digital Heritage Netherlands (DEN). more...