Fostering Interaction with Cultural Heritage Material via Annotations: The FAST-CAT Way

  • Nicola Ferro
  • Gary Munnelly
  • Cormac Hampson
  • Owen Conlan
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 385)


This paper describes the innovative annotation facilities of the CULTURA portal for digital humaties, which are aimed at improving the interaction of non specialist users and general public with cultural heritage contents. The annotation facilities are comprised by two modules: the FAST annotation service as back-end and the CAT Web front-end integrated in the CULTURA portal.


Digital Library Annotation Tool Digital Humanity Textual Sign Metadata Schema 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicola Ferro
    • 1
  • Gary Munnelly
    • 2
  • Cormac Hampson
    • 2
  • Owen Conlan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information EngineeringUniversity of PaduaItaly
  2. 2.Trinity CollegeThe University of DublinIreland

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