Dependency modelling for inconsistency management in Digital Preservation – The PERICLES approach
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The rise of the Semantic Web has provided cultural heritage researchers and practitioners with several tools for providing semantically rich representations and interoperability of cultural heritage collections. Although indeed offering a lot of advantages, these tools, which come mostly in the form of ontologies and related vocabularies, do not provide a conceptual model for capturing contextual and environmental dependencies, contributing to long-term digital preservation. This paper presents one of the key outcomes of the PERICLES FP7 project, the Linked Resource Model, for modelling dependencies as a set of evolving linked resources. The adoption of the proposed model and the consistency of its representation are evaluated via a specific instantiation involving the domain of digital video art.
KeywordsDigital preservation LRM Ontology Digital video art Dependency Inconsistency detection SPIN rules
This work was supported by the European Commission Seventh Framework Programme under Grant Agreement Number FP7-601138 PERICLES.
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
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