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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 3 Issue 3, March 2011

Factual argumentation—a core model for assertions making
Martin Doerr, Athina Kritsotaki, Katerina Boutsika
Article No.: 8
DOI: 10.1145/1921614.1921615

Modeling human argumentation should shed light on how knowledge described in information systems could be better accessed, structured, and used for real life research purposes. Current argumentation models are either not analytical enough or...

Handwriting input system of chinese guqin notation
Enzhi Ni, Minjun Jiang, Xiaojun Ding, Changle Zhou
Article No.: 9
DOI: 10.1145/1921614.1921616

The guqin is an ancient Chinese musical instrument that has secured a key position in Chinese elite culture. The guqin has its own special notation composed of reduced characters. The input system of the guqin notation is necessary for digital...

Using ontological and document similarity to estimate museum exhibit relatedness
Karl Grieser, Timothy Baldwin, Fabian Bohnert, Liz Sonenberg
Article No.: 10
DOI: 10.1145/1921614.1921617

Exhibits within cultural heritage collections such as museums and art galleries are arranged by experts with intimate knowledge of the domain, but there may exist connections between individual exhibits that are not evident in this representation....

A visitor's guide in an active museum: Presentations, communications, and reflection
Tsvi Kuflik, Oliviero Stock, Massimo Zancanaro, Ariel Gorfinkel, Sadek Jbara, Shahar Kats, Julia Sheidin, Nadav Kashtan
Article No.: 11
DOI: 10.1145/1921614.1921618

Technology can play a crucial role in supporting museum visitors and enhancing their overall museum visit experiences. Visitors coming to a museum do not want to be overloaded with information, but to receive the relevant information, learn, and...

DECHO—a framework for the digital exploration of cultural heritage objects
Daniel G. Aliaga, Elisa Bertino, Stefano Valtolina
Article No.: 12
DOI: 10.1145/1921614.1921619

We present a framework for the digital exploration of cultural heritage objects. Today computing and information technology is pervasive and ubiquitous and has boosted at unprecedented levels, information diffusion and productivity. Such...