Semantic Portals for Cultural Heritage

  • Eero HyvönenEmail author
Part of the International Handbooks on Information Systems book series (INFOSYS)


Cultural heritage is a promising application domain for semantic web technologies due the semantic richness and heterogeneity of cultural content, and the distributed ways in which the content is created in memory organizations and by citizens. This chapter overviews issues and research related to creating semantic portals for publishing cultural heritage collections and other content on the web.


Domain Ontology Content Provider Memory Organization Cultural Content Semantic Interoperability 
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.



This work was supported by the national semantic web ontology project FinnONTO39 2003–2010 in Finland, funded by the National Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation (Tekes) and a consortium of 38 public organizations and companies.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Semantic Computing Research GroupHelsinki University of Technology (TKK) and University of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland

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