User Requirements and Relational Modelling for a Non-theatrical Cinema and Video-Art Cataloguing System

  • Petra Marlazzi
  • Lisa Parolo
  • Cosetta Saba
  • Nicola Vitacolonna
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 806)


We describe an ongoing effort to design and implement a computerized cataloguing system for a laboratory dedicated to the restoration and archiving of non-theatrical cinema and video art. The goal is to evolve the current information system taking into account three different aspects: (i) national and international standards and workflows concerning preservation, cataloguing and archiving of film and contemporary art; (ii) specific needs emerging by daily experimentation in film and video restoration practice; (iii) the interoperability with film archives and contemporary art museums. A flexible conceptual Relational model based on Codd’s RM/T is proposed as a first step towards the development of a system meeting the unique requirements of non-feature films and videos.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petra Marlazzi
    • 1
  • Lisa Parolo
    • 1
  • Cosetta Saba
    • 1
  • Nicola Vitacolonna
    • 2
  1. 1.La Camera Ottica Laboratory, Department of Humanistic Studies and Cultural HeritageUniversity of UdineGoriziaItaly
  2. 2.Department of Mathematics, Computer Science and PhysicsUniversity of UdineUdineItaly

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