Event Representation in Temporal and Geographic Context

  • Ryan Shaw
  • Ray R. Larson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5173)


Linking digital resources that refer to the same people or places is becoming common. Events are another kind of entity that might be used to link resources in this way. We examine a number of standards for encoding of archival, historical, genealogical, and news information to compare the tools they offer for representing events.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryan Shaw
    • 1
  • Ray R. Larson
    • 1
  1. 1.School of InformationUniversity of California, BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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