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Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH), Volume 1 Issue 1, June 2008

Editorial for inaugural issue of JOCCH: Pasteur's Quadrant: Cultural heritage as inspiration for basic research in computer science
David Arnold
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1367080.1367081

Sampled 3D models for CH applications: A viable and enabling new medium or just a technological exercise?
Paolo Cignoni, Roberto Scopigno
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1367080.1367082

Any application of three-dimensional computer graphics in the Cultural Heritage (CH) field requires availability of a digital model of the artifact(s) treated. Detailed and accurate digital 3D models can be produced with 3D scanning devices, which...

Access to recorded interviews: A research agenda
Franciska De Jong, Douglas W. Oard, Willemijn Heeren, Roeland Ordelman
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1367080.1367083

Recorded interviews form a rich basis for scholarly inquiry. Examples include oral histories, community memory projects, and interviews conducted for broadcast media. Emerging technologies offer the potential to radically transform the way in...

Research between natural and cultural history information: Benefits and IT-requirements for transdisciplinarity
Karl-Heinz Lampe, Klaus Riede, Martin Doerr
Article No.: 4
DOI: 10.1145/1367080.1367084

This article describes an approach to transdisciplinary information integration employing a core ontology. Information is modeled here with an ontology based on the CIDOC-Conceptual Reference Model (ISO 21127). When instantiated with some...

The dream of a global knowledge network—A new approach
Martin Doerr, Dolores Iorizzo
Article No.: 5
DOI: 10.1145/1367080.1367085

Decades of research have been devoted to the goal of creating systems which integrate information into a global knowledge network, yet we still face problems of cross-repository interoperability, lack of public infrastructure, and a coherent...

The preservation, emulation, migration, and virtualization of live electronics for performing arts: An overview of musical and technical issues
Alain Bonardi, Jérome Barthélemy
Article No.: 6
DOI: 10.1145/1367080.1367086

Centers for electronic music creation now face strong difficulties to reperform important works considered as belonging to their repertoire. They realize the fragility of works based on electronic modules, subject to technology changes....