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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 10 Issue 4, July 2017

Parametric Shape Grammar Formalism for Moorish Geometric Design Analysis and Generation
Abdelbar Nasri, Rachid Benslimane
Article No.: 19
DOI: 10.1145/3064419

The goal of this article is to propose a modeling method to automatically generate original and new forms of periodic Moorish geometric patterns. The proposed method is based on the symmetry-based approach and the shape grammar formalism. The...

Handmade Narrations: Handling Digital Narrations on Food and Gastronomic Culture
Silvia Mirri, Catia Prandi, Marco Roccetti, Paola Salomoni
Article No.: 20
DOI: 10.1145/3097569

This article describes a study of a digital multimedia system that allows people to enjoy a narrative experience focusing on food and gastronomic culture. With this multimedia application, termed di Piazza in Piazza, people have gotten in...

Enhancing Semantic Expressivity in the Cultural Heritage Domain: Exposing the Zeri Photo Archive as Linked Open Data
Marilena Daquino, Francesca Mambelli, Silvio Peroni, Francesca Tomasi, Fabio Vitali
Article No.: 21
DOI: 10.1145/3051487

Describing cultural heritage objects from the perspective of Linked Open Data (LOD) is not a trivial task. The process often requires not only choosing pertinent ontologies but also developing new models that preserve the most information and...

Warcbase: Scalable Analytics Infrastructure for Exploring Web Archives
Jimmy Lin, Ian Milligan, Jeremy Wiebe, Alice Zhou
Article No.: 22
DOI: 10.1145/3097570

Web archiving initiatives around the world capture ephemeral Web content to preserve our collective digital memory. However, unlocking the potential of Web archives for humanities scholars and social scientists requires a scalable analytics...

An Innovative Cloud-Based System for the Diachronic Analysis in Numismatics
Antonio Celesti, Grazia Salamone, Anna Sapienza, Marianna Spinelli, Mariangela Puglisi, Maria Caltabiano
Article No.: 23
DOI: 10.1145/3084546

Nowadays, ancient coins are under-estimated. In fact, their iconography can provide students and researchers more information than they expect. Existing web solutions allow to retrieve data and to display ancient mints on digital maps, but they do...

Cultural Heritage Routing: A Recreational Navigation-based Approach in Exploring Cultural Heritage
Kevin Baker, Steven Verstockt
Article No.: 24
DOI: 10.1145/3040200

In recent years, thematic route planning is gaining popularity in recreational navigation. A growing number of people start to use route-planning services to prepare, ride, explore, and log their activities, with a particular focus on where they...