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From artefact typologies to cultural heritage ontologies: or, an account of the lasting impact of archaeological computing

Dallas, Costis;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2009 Journal: Archeologia e Calcolatori (issn: 1120-6861, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: CNR - Istituto di Scienze del Patrimonio Culturale
Research in theoretical and computer-based archaeology, from the 1950s onwards, established important perspectives for the formal representation and analysis of tangible cultural entities such as complex artefacts, iconographic compositions and archaeological assemblages, and became a precursor for the emergence of knowledge-based tools, methodologies and standards for artefact-centred information systems in contemporary museums. One particular case in point is CLIO, a semantic information system intended for research use, developed by ICS/FORTH and the Benaki Museum in Greece in the early 1990s, which became a foundation for the definition of the Conceptual Ref...
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