CONFOTO: A Semantic Browsing and Annotation Service for Conference Photos

  • Benjamin Nowack
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3729)


CONFOTO is a semantic browsing and annotation service for conference photos. It combines recent Web trends with the advantages of Semantic Web platforms. The service offers several tools to upload, link, browse and annotate pictures. Simple forms can be used to create multilingual titles, tags, or descriptions, while more advanced forms allow the relation of pictures to events, persons, ratings, and copyright information. CONFOTO provides tailored and interlinked browsers for photos, people, events, and documents. Remotely maintained photo descriptions can be added to the local knowledge base, data re-use is made possible via customizable syndication functions and a query interface.


Resource Description Framework Resource Description Framework Data Annotation Service Copyright Information Custom Photo 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Nowack
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  1. 1.appmosphere web applicationsEssenGermany

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