A Data Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities

  • Tobias Blanke
  • Mark Hedges
Conference paper


This paper presents elements of a data research infrastructure for Arts and Humanities. This paper wants to offer an answer on how Humanities research data sets can be integrated into new hybrid knowledge networks. These type of objects are particularly challenging, as it is often not clear how deep links between them could look like. The paper will suggest to look at a particular set of data grid technologies to establish such deep links between Humanities data sets. As we do not think that such a task can be addressed independently from the knowledge embedded in particular communities, we look at the data integration challenges in one such community, in classics.


Data Resource Digital Resource Virtual Data Ancient Text Join Table 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tobias Blanke
    • 1
  • Mark Hedges
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre for e-ResearchKing’s College LondonLondonUnited Kingdom

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