focuses on emerging and future documentation needs such as those in data modelling, semantics and data acquisition.
ViMM Working Group 3.1 undertook work on a typology of virtual entities (e.g. virtual exhibition, virtual visitor, hologram, virtual reconstructions, 3D object, etc.) excluding “virtual museum” – which is defined by ViMM WG 1.1. This typology was intended as a set of definitions outlining the differences between these entities. WG 3.1 produced a first set […]
VIMM Working Group 3.3 collected and discussed examples from different fields of automatic information extraction relevant for virtual cultural heritage, such as text-mining, image pattern recognition (interpretation) etc. After listing mechanisms for automatic information extraction and collecting examples, these findings were examined and discussed with regard to the relevance for the field of CH. The […]
ViMM – Working Group 3.2 collected and discussed metadata-elements for 3D-digital heritage. After detailed discussion about and careful deliberation of single elements important especially for a cultural heritage area of use and application, it was agreed upon, that the Working Group could and should not develop just another metadata-element set. Instead the discussion focused on […]
The annual CIDOC conference will take place this year in Heraklion, Crete from September 29 until October 4. The title of the conference is: Provenance of knowledge. Topics include: Object information as historical source Object documentation and archival resources Field research and object documentation Oral tradition and witnessing information in connection with objects Documentation and […]
ViMM – Working Group 3.2 collected various kinds of Citizen Science projects that might help improve the documentation of virtual cultural heritage in general and virtual exhibitions in specific. The collection and discussion of such projects is continuing. So far the discussions in the Working Group revealed that (apart from translation projects) most of them […]