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Sep 8, 2010

The 2nd Workshop Approaches

2nd Workshop on Making Digital Libraries Interoperable: Challenges & Approaches - less than 24 hours to go! The workshop takes place over two days, 9-10 September, during the 14th European Conference on Digital Libraries (ECDL2010) in Glasgow, opening with an invited talk on Digital Library Interoperability: An Industrial Perspective by Alex Wade, Microsoft Research Cambridge, UK and featuring talks evaluated by an International Programme Committee.
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Workshop organisers Donatella Castelli, Coordinator, Yannis Ioannidis and Seamus Ross open the workshop on at 2:30 on Thursday 8 September leading up to the invited talk.The next session focuses on DL Interoperability Principles and Practice featuring four talks:

  • The gCube Interoperability Framework - Leonardo Candela, George Kakaletris, Pasquale Pagano, Giorgos Papanikos and Fabio Simeoni.
  • Handling Repository-Related Interoperability Issues: the SONEX Workgroup - Peter Burnhill, Pablo deCastro, Jim Downing, Richard Jones and Mogens Sandfaer.
  • Epidemiology Experiment and Simulation Management through Schema-Based Digital Libraries - Jonathan Leidig, Edward A. Fox, Madhav Marathe and Henning Mortveit.
  • Interoperability Patterns in Digital Library Systems Federations - Paolo Manghi, Leonardo Candela and Pasquale Pagano.

Friday 10 September at 9 o'clock sharp the Workshop opens with a session dedicated to the Approach to DL Interoperability with three talks:

  • Framework for Digital Library Function Description, Publication, and Discovery: A prerequisite for interoperable digital libraries - George Athanasopoulos, Katerina El Raheb, Edward Fox, George Kakaletris, Natalia Manola, Carlo Meghini, Andreas Rauber and Dagobert Soergel
  • Quality interoperability within digital libraries: the perspective - Giuseppina Vullo, Genevieve Clavel, Nicola Ferro, Sarah Higgins, René van Horik, Wolfram Horstmann, Sarantos Kapidakis
  • Modeling Users and Context in Digital Libraries: Interoperability Issues - Anna Nika, Tiziana Catarci, Akrivi Katifori, Georgia Koutrika, Natalia Manola, Andreas Nürnberger and Manfred Thaller

The final session of the day is a brainstorming on the interesting area of Digital Libraries and Linked Data. Attendees will be invited to submit their own position statements on the approach to reference modelling and interoperability, before wrapping up the event.

Download the Programme.