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Subject: Call for papers--artificial intelligence and cultural heritage

Call for papers--artificial intelligence and cultural heritage

From: Angela Scaringella <ascaring>
Date: Sunday, February 28, 1999
Workshop on Artificial Intelligence & Cultural Heritage
Bologna, 14 September 99 (provisional date)
Universita di Bologna
Facolta di Ingegneria
Viale Risorgimento, 2

Call for Abstracts

The idea of bringing together the cultural heritage and artificial
intelligence stems from two main factors. On the one hand, from the
need to own innovative tools that would lead to a significant
technological progress. On the other, from the cultural heritage's
chief purpose, which is to display and disseminate culture.

Applying computer and telecommunications technologies to museums,
archives, libraries and archaeological parks, where the existing
heritage is stored and preserved, is changing the way we produce and
interact with culture.

The workshop will analyze how artificial intelligence and other
innovative technologies can contribute in this context and to make
direct comparisons of the ideas and results achieved. The primary
aim is to bring together academic and research bodies, industries
and companies working on new technologies in the Cultural Heritage
sector, in order to encourage any interaction and affiliation among

Please present papers on methods or applications that highlight
actual uses and applicability of the methods and tools of Artificial
Intelligence within the field of the Cultural and Library Heritage.
Any papers on preliminary studies that illustrate interesting
research orientations are welcome. Papers dealing with the following
issues (the list is not exhaustive) are also welcome:

    Conservation and Restoration of the Cultural Heritage
    Museums and Fruition of Works of Art
    Digital Libraries
    Conservation and Restoration of Books
    Retrieving Bibliographical Information
    Document and Figurative Archives of the Historic-Artistic Heritage

There will also be reports given by experts in the Cultural Heritage

The papers, an abstract of one page at the most, must arrive at the
following address by 15 March 1999 (please send the papers via

    Luciana Bordoni
    Via Anguillarese 301
    00060 S. Maria di Galeria (Roma)
    +39 6 30483503
    Fax: +39 6 30484055
    bordoni [at] casaccia__enea__it

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