Bridging Between Cultural Heritage Institutions

9th Italian Research Conference, IRCDL 2013, Rome, Italy, January 31–February 1, 2013, Revised Selected Papers

  • Tiziana Catarci
  • Nicola Ferro
  • Antonella Poggi
Conference proceedings IRCDL 2013

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-54347-0

Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 385)

Table of contents (20 papers)

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Keynote Address

  3. Panel

    1. Evaluating Cultural Heritage Information Access Systems
      Tiziana Catarci, Mariella Guercio, Giuseppe Santucci, Francesca Tomasi
      Pages 7-16
  4. Information Access

    1. Contour-Based Progressive Identification of Known Shapes in Images
      Stefano Ferilli, Floriana Esposito, Domenico Grieco, Marenglen Biba
      Pages 17-28
    2. EDB: Knowledge Technologies for Ancient Greek and Latin Epigraphy
      Fabio Fumarola, Gianvito Pio, Antonio E. Felle, Donato Malerba, Michelangelo Ceci
      Pages 29-40
  5. DL Architecture

    1. Fostering Interaction with Cultural Heritage Material via Annotations: The FAST-CAT Way
      Nicola Ferro, Gary Munnelly, Cormac Hampson, Owen Conlan
      Pages 41-52
    2. EuropeanaLabs: An Infrastructure to Support the Development of Europeana
      Nicola Aloia, Cesare Concordia, Carlo Meghini, Luca Trupiano
      Pages 53-58
    3. A Digital Infrastructure for Trustworthiness
      Angela Di Iorio, Marco Schaerf, Maria Guercio, Silvia Ortolani, Matteo Bertazzo
      Pages 59-69
  6. DL Projects

    1. The Heritage of the People’s Europe Project: An Aggregative Data Infrastructure for Cultural Heritage
      Michele Artini, Claudio Atzori, Alessia Bardi, Sandro La Bruzzo, Paolo Manghi, Marko Mikulicic et al.
      Pages 77-80
  7. Semantics and DLs

    1. Towards a Methodology for Publishing Library Linked Data
      Dydimus Zengenene, Vittore Casarosa, Carlo Meghini
      Pages 81-92
    2. ConNeKTion: A Tool for Handling Conceptual Graphs Automatically Extracted from Text
      Fabio Leuzzi, Stefano Ferilli, Fulvio Rotella
      Pages 93-104
    3. Semantic Lenses as Exploration Method for Scholarly Articles
      Silvio Peroni, Francesca Tomasi, Fabio Vitali, Jacopo Zingoni
      Pages 118-129
  8. Models and Evaluation for DLs

    1. Digital Archives: Extending the 5S Model through NESTOR
      Nicola Ferro, Gianmaria Silvello
      Pages 130-135
    2. The Evaluation Approach of IPSA@CULTURA
      Maristella Agosti, Marta Manfioletti, Nicola Orio, Chiara Ponchia, Gianmaria Silvello
      Pages 147-152
  9. DL Applications

    1. Sapienza Libraries and Google Books Project
      Adriana Magarotto, Maura Quaquarelli, Mattia Vallania
      Pages 165-170
  10. Discussing DL Perspectives

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the 9th Italian Research Conference on Digital Libraries, held in Rome, Italy, in January/February 2013. The 18 full papers presented together with an invited paper and a panel paper were selected from extended versions of the presentations given at the conference. The papers then went through an additional round of reviewing and revision after the event. The papers are organized in topical sections on information access; Digital Library (DL) architecture; DL projects; semantics and DLs; models and evaluation for DLs; DL applications; discussing DL perspectives.


archival science cultural heritage data integration digital libraries and archives digital library architectures and infrastructures

Editors and affiliations

  • Tiziana Catarci
    • 1
  • Nicola Ferro
    • 2
  • Antonella Poggi
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Computer, Control and Management EngineeringSapienza Università di RomaRomeItaly
  2. 2.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaPaduaItaly
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Informatica e SistemisticaUniversità di Roma “La Sapienza”RomaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-54346-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-54347-0
  • Series Print ISSN 1865-0929
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0937