Towards an Evaluation of a Metadata Standard for Generative Virtual Museums

  • Daniel Sacher
  • Benjamin Weyers
  • Daniel Biella
  • Wolfram Luther
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8867)


A methodology for evaluating the ViMCOX metadata format for designing virtual museums is discussed. Two evaluation approaches are presented, addressing (1) design aspects of virtual museums, the completeness of the metadata from the visitor’s point of view as well as measuring the acceptance of virtual museums and (2) a qualitative survey in collaboration with museum experts to identify metadata requirements and feature sets for curator tool implementations.


Virtual Museum 3D Museum Evaluation Virtual Museum Feature Set Survey Curator Survey ViMEDEAS ViMCOX Replicave 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Sacher
    • 1
  • Benjamin Weyers
    • 2
  • Daniel Biella
    • 1
  • Wolfram Luther
    • 1
  1. 1.Computer and Cognitive Science (INKO) and Center for Information and Media Services (CIM)University of Duisburg-EssenGermany
  2. 2.Virtual Reality GroupRWTH Aachen UniversityGermany

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