DCH 2015 



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Interdisciplinary Conference on

Digital Cultural Heritage
Berlin, October 28-30, 2015
Staatsbibliothek Berlin


The conference is open for contributions that cover technical challenges as well as strategic guidance. Key messages relating to the impact of new technologies and processes on cultural heritage are especially welcome.

Our special aims:

    raise awareness in Society, Science, and Technology fields about importance of the cultural    
     dimensions and the growing potential of Digital Cultural Heritage

    promote innovative content analysis from cross-organizational interoperability of digital
     humanities databases and XML methods, techniques, and approaches

    indicate on the central role of spatial concepts enabling synergy for knowledge generation
     from massive granular digital cultural heritage content

    create innovative cross-disciplines / cross sectors partnerships facilitate intercultural and
      interdisciplinary dialogue

    elaborate roles and interest of information society

Scope structure and Topics:

Multimedia Information Objects

Map, Picture, Video, Text, Sound objects: their permanent availability, cross-media and cross-organizational interoperability and innovative analysis


Digital Archives, Gazetteers, Search Machines, Multilingual Issues, Publishing, Portals Techniques, Organization, Legal aspects, Licenses, Curricula

Open Data, Open Software, and Open Access

Analysis / Workflow / Processes

Information Clusters, Abstraction of Mass

Information, Product composition, production,

and use, Mashups, Tools for Searching and Fusing Web Databases, Collections and Archives Entities

Linking Multimedia Information /Information Fusion

Semantical networks interlinking massive digital cultural heritage databases (text libraries, archives, collections)
Knowledge / Culture Detection and Understanding, Intangible Heritage

User Interfaces

WEB 2.0, Web 3.0, e-Learning, Games, Crowd-sourcing, Community Involvement, social media

Cartographic Digital Sources

Scans, hyper/multi spectral imaging, 2D, 3D,
3D Clouds, Databases

Complex Use Cases / Application Scenarios / Best Practice / Customers

Cultural Sciences, History, Literature / Libraries
Museums, Archives, Archaeology, Language

Science, Journalism, Cartography, Geoinfor-mation Science, Spatial Relations, Situations  and Scenarios, Cultural Landscape Research

Computational terminology and lexicography, spatial facts and contexts in digital corpora markup, annotation and analysis
Politics, Art, Religion, Social and Economic  Sciences, The Media


Information Quality

for wide use and longtime accessibility for not yet well-known purposes, services and products

Current Large Realizations

Digital UNESCO Cultural Heritage, ICOMOS-CIPA, EUROPEANA, CLARIN, DARIAH, Domesday Project    etc.

Strategies/ Demand/ Potential  

   Information Society, The Values of new types of Analysis and Representations


Strategic Keywords

Heritage Informatics, Culture Big Data, Cultural Diversity, Knowledge Fusion and Emergence, Dynamics of the Cultural Sector, Cultural Sciences, History, Language, Literature. Libraries, Museums, Collections, Archives, Archaeology, Cybercartography, Creative Industries, Cultural Heritage Risk, Threat and Monitoring, DCH Coalitions, Alliances and Experts Networks.

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dates DCH 2015
October 28-30, 2015
Berlin, Germany

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Horst Kremers
Chair, CODATA-Germany
P.O. Box 20 05 48
13515 Berlin  (Germany)