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The Wisdom of the Crowds in the Audiovisual Archive Domain

 - The Dutch National Archives recently joined Flickr: The Commons. Within Flickr: The Commons, leading archives across the globe upload items from their collections to Flickr.
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Museums and the Web – Article 'Unlocking Value of audiovisual heritage' online

The Museums and the Web conference is a major annual event that focusses on current developments in the domain of culture, science and heritage on-line. Images for the Future has been invited to organise a mini workshop as part of the 2009 edition, taking place in Indianapolis, USA from April 15-18. The mini-workshop will demonstrate the social and also economic benefit of digitisation, through highlighting results of a selected number of services that Images for the Future has launched until no (...)
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Taking Pictures To The Public

Evaluation Report Nationaal Archief & Spaarnestad Photo on Flickr The Commons On October 21, 2008 the Nationaal Archief and Spaarnestad Photo were the first Dutch heritage institutions to place a small selection of their photos on Flickr The Commons, the ‘archives section’ in the popular online photo community Flickr. This initiative is part of a series of pilot projects that are being developed within Images for the Future in order to conduct research on involving the broad audience in p (...)
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State of the Map conference report

State of the Map conference, 11 and 12 July, Amsterdam The State of the Map conference was held the CCC conference building in Amsterdam. During the conference an impressive number of speakers held presentations about the current state of the Open Street Map, community activities in different countries, issues about increasing and maintaining the community and projects based on the open street map.
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Video Labeling Game Waisda?: Preliminary results and ongoing research

Ten months ago the entry “The Wisdom of the Crowds in the Audiovisual Archive Domain” was posted on this research blog. In it, the interest of the Images of the Future consortium in creating social and open archives was discussed. Due to the large scale digitisation of archival materials the opportunities of offering public access to these materials has increased dramatically. One of the ways in which archives can provide access is by creating opportunities for social tagging. This allows people (...)
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Video Fingerprinting – State of the Art report

 - Video-fingerprinting systems detect whether a particular segment of video is (partly) based on the same original video as video footage in a database of reference videos. Typical applications th (...)