Ontology-Based Metadata Integration in the Cultural Heritage Domain

  • Thomais Stasinopoulou
  • Lina Bountouri
  • Constantia Kakali
  • Irene Lourdi
  • Christos Papatheodorou
  • Martin Doerr
  • Manolis Gergatsoulis
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4822)

Abstract

In this paper, we propose an ontology-based metadata integration methodology for the cultural heritage domain. The proposed real - world approach considers an integration architecture in which CIDOC/CRM ontology acts as a mediating scheme. In this context, we present a mapping methodology from Encoded Archival Description (EAD) and Dublin Core (DC) metadata to CIDOC/CRM, and discuss the faced difficulties.

Keywords

Ontology-based Integration Metadata interoperability Cultural Information CIDOC/CRM EAD DC 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomais Stasinopoulou
    • 1
  • Lina Bountouri
    • 1
  • Constantia Kakali
    • 1
  • Irene Lourdi
    • 1
  • Christos Papatheodorou
    • 1
  • Martin Doerr
    • 2
  • Manolis Gergatsoulis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Archive and Library Sciences, Ionian University, Palea Anaktora, Plateia Eleftherias, 49100 CorfuGreece
  2. 2.Institute of Computer Science Foundation for Research and Technology, Vassilika Vouton P.O.Box 1385 GR 711 10 Heraklion, CreteGreece

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