Ontology for Preservation of Interactive Multimedia Performances

  • Kia Ng
  • Tran Vu Pham
  • Bee Ong
  • Alexander Mikroyannidis
  • David Giaretta

Preservation of interactive multimedia performances is becoming important as they are getting more and more popular in the performing arts communities. Preservation does not only require keeping all the necessary components for the production of a performance but also the knowledge about these components so that the original production process is repeated at any given time. Ontologies provide the means for semantic processing, cataloguing and querying on preserved digital objects. In this paper, a domain ontology is introduced for describing the complex relationships amongst different components of a performance to support its preservation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kia Ng
    • 1
  • Tran Vu Pham
    • 2
  • Bee Ong
    • 2
  • Alexander Mikroyannidis
    • 2
  • David Giaretta
    • 2
  1. 1.Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Research in Music (ICSRiM), School of Computing & School of MusicUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.STFCRutherford Appleton LaboratoryOxfordshireUK

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