STOLE: A Reference Ontology for Historical Research Documents

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STOLE: A Reference Ontology for Historical Research Documents
Historical documents are a relevant part of cultural heritage. It is well-established that this domain is very complex: data are often heterogeneous, semantically rich, and highly interlinked. For this reason, searching and linking them with related contents represents a challenging task. The use of Semantic Web technologies can provide innovative methods for more effective search and retrieval operations. In this paper we present stole, a reference ontology that provides a vocabulary of terms and relations that model the history of Italian public administration’ domain. stole can be considered a first step towards the development of a knowledge exchange standard on this specific domain. 1 Context and Motivation Historical texts and documents are considered an important component of cultural heritage. Among other sources, historical newspapers and journals archived in libraries represent a valuable source of information for historians. In the last years, several portals and digita...
Laura Pandolfo
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Updated 14 Apr 2016
Type Journal
Year 2015
Where AIIA
Authors Laura Pandolfo
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