Symposium Program

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“ICT Advances for Cultural Heritage going Digital, Online and Social”

23 November 2012, 9:30am – 2pm, National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague 

9:30-10:00             Arrival/Coffee/Networking

10:00-10:10           Welcome word from the representative of the National Library of the Netherlands

10:10-10:20           Overview of the project + introduction of the program
                              Alan Hanjalic, TU Delft

Technical session 1
10:20-10:35           On Annotating Art at the Rijksmuseum
                              Lizzy Jongma, Rijksmuseum

10:35-11:10           Interactive demo of the first prototype of the Accurator, flash presentations of the underlying R&D
                              Jasper Oosterman, TU Delft, Chris Dijkshoorn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Mieke Leyssen, CWI, Myriam Traub, CWI, Archana Nottamkandath, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

11:10-11:20           Event-based annotation of relations among the items from the National Library and Sound & Vision Collections
                              Jacco van Ossenbruggen, CWI

11:20-11:50           Coffee Break

Technical session 2
11:50-12:10           Enriching Television Content with Social Media
                              Bouke Huurnink, Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision

12:10-12:30           Learning Video Concepts from the Web
                              Svetlana Kordumova, University of Amsterdam

12:30-12:50           Mining Social Media for Zap Points in Video
                              Christoph Kofler, TU Delft

12:50-13:00           Concluding remarks

13:00-14:00           Lunch and Demo Market. The following demos will be given:

                              Video Search with Concepts Learned from the Web
                              Svetlana Kordumova, University of Amsterdam

                              On-the-Fly Video Event Retrieval
                              Amirhossein Habibian, University of Amsterdam

                              Searching Specific Instances of Persons, objects, and Places
                              Ran Tao, University of Amsterdam

                              Crowdsourcing for Collaborative Storytelling on Local Cultural Heritage
                              Jasper Oosterman, TU Delft

                              Trust aware personalized semantic search in a cultural heritage context
                              Chris Dijkshoorn, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

                              User incentives, engagement and data quality
                              Myriam Traub and Mieke Leyssen, CWI

                              Mieke Leyssen and Myriam Traub, CWI

14:00-15:30           SEALINCMedia Management Team meeting

If you would like to attend please let us know here not later than 15 November. For more information on the meeting please contact Ms. Saskia Peters (s.peters [at]


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