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Workshop on Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage

Location Maderia, Portugal
Date 28 June 2017
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COST Action Innovation in Intelligent Management of Heritage Buildings (i2MHB) (TD1406) organised the workshop in collaboration with Europeana and the Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities, among others.

Advances in Digital Cultural Heritage

Cultural heritage is considered an important precondition for genuine sustainability. In recent years, the use of digital approaches has seen rapid progress in many different areas, including cultural heritage applications. This workshop presented recent advances in the cultural heritage domain. It also looked into the necessary tools and challenges allowing citizens to share and obtain heritage knowledge.

Organisers invited contributions relevant to cultural heritage (tangible, intangible and natural) but are not limited to:

  • Technology design and evaluations incl. augmented and virtual reality, collaborative games, locative multimedia, and mobile HCI in general
  • 3D documentation in Cultural Heritage and the efficient use and re-use of 3D data
  • Approaches on raising awareness in society for the documentation and protection of assets
  • The role of social media in cultural heritage awareness
  • Opportunities and challenges for community involvement incl. special interest groups such as the elderly and migrant communities
  • Approaches on how to reach professionals around standardisation
  • Approaches to promote intercultural and interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Multimodal documentation
  • Data linkage and new ontologies

More details on the workshop are available on the  workshop webpage .

The workshop was part of the International Conference on Engineering, Technology and Innovation (ICE/IEEE ITMC), held between  27 and 29 June 2017 . The conference brings together leading academics, researchers and practitioners, contributing to the global debate on research, science and innovation. This year, the conference invited the growing community of researchers, innovators, industrialists, engineers and practitioners to share their insights, practices, projects and case studies that address the conference theme:  " Engineering, Technology & Innovation Management Beyond 2020: New Challenges, New Approaches" .

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