In this Issue
The editorial: An introduction to the ninth issue of Cultivate Interactive.
Features: Projects and articles from the European Commission's DIGICULT programme. This issue's selection are ARCHEOGUIDE, the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model, LIBECON, MESMUSES, OpenHeritage, PAST and TREBIS.
Contributions from other areas include an update on the latest adventures in the .museum domain saga, the ups and downs of a Public Record Office's first ever project to digitise government records and, in the last issue of this series, a brief history of this Magazine.
Regular Columns:Regular columns headed up by the Digicult Column and At the Event articles.
News & Events: News and Events from around Europe
Misc.: Other miscellaneous items including the Spot the European City Competition and its answers to the issue 8 puzzle
Vassilios Vlahakis,John Karigiannis and
Nikolaos Ioannidis report on ARCHEOGUIDE, the first mobile
augmented reality guide for archeological sites and museums.
Nick Crofts,Martin Doerr and
Tony Gill update us on the CIDOC and its work on the Conceptual
Reference Model, an aid to comprehension and dialogue that can help to
establish the conceptual "common ground" between
different disciplines and domains.
David Fuegi explains the role of the LIBECON Project in
providing library statistics for policy makers and how you can make use of
Cary Karp updates us on the developments in the saga of the
.museum domain, in particular the activity of the Dot-museum Network Information
Center which he first raised with us in issue 4.
It Always Hurts the First Time is Marcel van Dijk's
view based on the experience of the Amsterdam Public Record Office
in its first ever project to handle digital records from a government agency.
PAST is bringing archaeological sites to life: Emily Whetter
describes a new way of showing visitors to archaeological sites what
life was like for their early inhabitants.
Paul Schreilechner gives us an article on the TREBIS Project
a biodiversity information system, which is working on new ways of presenting
ecological insights by combining multimedia technologies with geographic
information and database systems.
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