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WASOS: An Ontology for Modelling Traditional Knowledge of Sustainable Water Stewardship (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Vlachidis, A., & Everard, M. (2019, October). WASOS: An Ontology for Modelling Traditional Knowledge of Sustainable Water Stewardship. Paper presented at MTSR 2019 - Metadata and Semantics Research Conference

Recent work and publications concerning sustainable water stewardship in Raja-sthan (India) highlight how contemporary challenges are eroding traditional, communal approaches to water stewardship through mechanised extraction be-yond the renewable ca... Read More about WASOS: An Ontology for Modelling Traditional Knowledge of Sustainable Water Stewardship.

A study of semantic integration across archaeological data and reports in different languages (2018)
Journal Article
Binding, C., Tudhope, D., & Vlachidis, A. (2019). A study of semantic integration across archaeological data and reports in different languages. Journal of Information Science, 45(3), 364-386. https://doi.org/10.1177/0165551518789874

© The Author(s) 2018. This study investigates the semantic integration of data extracted from archaeological datasets with information extracted via natural language processing (NLP) across different languages. The investigation follows a broad theme... Read More about A study of semantic integration across archaeological data and reports in different languages.

ARIADNE: A research infrastructure for archaeology (2017)
Journal Article
Meghini, C., Niccolucci, F., Felicetti, A., Ronzino, P., Nurra, F., Papatheodorou, C., …Hollander, H. (2017). ARIADNE: A research infrastructure for archaeology. Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, 10(3), 1-27. https://doi.org/10.1145/3064527

© 2017 ACM. Research e-infrastructures, digital archives, and data services have become important pillars of scientific enterprise that in recent decades have become ever more collaborative, distributed, and data intensive. The archaeological researc... Read More about ARIADNE: A research infrastructure for archaeology.

The CrossCult knowledge base: A co-inhabitant of cultural heritage ontology and vocabulary classification (2017)
Journal Article
Vlachidis, A., Bikakis, A., Kyriaki-Manessi, D., Triantafyllou, I., & Antoniou, A. (2017). The CrossCult knowledge base: A co-inhabitant of cultural heritage ontology and vocabulary classification. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 767, 353-362. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67162-8_35

© 2017, Springer International Publishing AG. CrossCult is an EU-funded research project aiming to spur a change in the way European citizens appraise History, fostering the re-interpretation of what they may have learnt in the light of cross-border... Read More about The CrossCult knowledge base: A co-inhabitant of cultural heritage ontology and vocabulary classification.

Evaluation of semantic web ontologies for modelling art collections (2017)
Journal Article
Liu, D., Bikakis, A., & Vlachidis, A. (2017). Evaluation of semantic web ontologies for modelling art collections. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 767, 343-352. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67162-8_34

© 2017, Springer International Publishing AG. The need for organising, sharing and digitally processing Cultural Heritage (CH) information has led to the development of formal knowledge representation models (ontologies) for the CH domain. Based on R... Read More about Evaluation of semantic web ontologies for modelling art collections.

Enabling European archaeological research: The ARIADNE E-infrastructure (2017)
Journal Article
Aloia, N., Binding, C., Cuy, S., Doerr, M., Fanini, B., Felicetti, A., …Wright, H. (2017). Enabling European archaeological research: The ARIADNE E-infrastructure. Internet Archaeology, https://doi.org/10.11141/ia.43.11

Research e-infrastructures, digital archives and data services have become important pillars of scientific enterprise that in recent decades has become ever more collaborative, distributed and data-intensive. The archaeological research community has... Read More about Enabling European archaeological research: The ARIADNE E-infrastructure.

A knowledge-based approach to information extraction for semantic interoperability in the archaeology domain (2015)
Journal Article
Vlachidis, A., & Tudhope, D. (2015). A knowledge-based approach to information extraction for semantic interoperability in the archaeology domain. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 67(5), 1138-1152. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23485

The paper presents a method for automatic semantic indexing of archaeological grey-literature reports using empirical (rule-based) Information Extraction techniques in combination with domain-specific knowledge organization systems. Performance is ev... Read More about A knowledge-based approach to information extraction for semantic interoperability in the archaeology domain.

Negation detection and word sense disambiguation in digital archaeology reports for the purposes of semantic annotation (2015)
Journal Article
Vlachidis, A., & Tudhope, D. (2015). Negation detection and word sense disambiguation in digital archaeology reports for the purposes of semantic annotation. Program, 49(2), 118-134

The paper presents the role and contribution of Natural Language Processing Techniques, in particular Negation Detection and Word Sense Disambiguation in the process of Semantic Annotation of Archaeological Grey Literature. Archaeological reports con... Read More about Negation detection and word sense disambiguation in digital archaeology reports for the purposes of semantic annotation.

Text mining in archaeology: Extracting information from archaeological reports (2015)
Book Chapter
Richards, J. D., Tudhope, D., & Vlachidis, A. (2015). Text mining in archaeology: Extracting information from archaeological reports. In J. Barcelo, & I. Bogdanovic (Eds.), Mathematics and Archaeology, 240. CRC Press

Archaeologists generate large quantities of text, ranging from unpublished technical fieldwork reports (the ‘grey literature’) to synthetic journal articles. However, the indexing and analysis of these documents can be time consuming and lacks consis... Read More about Text mining in archaeology: Extracting information from archaeological reports.

Classical Art Semantics Information Extraction: CASIE pilot project (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Vlachidis, A., & Tudhope, D. (2013, July). Classical Art Semantics Information Extraction: CASIE pilot project. Paper presented at Conference of the British Chapter of the International Society for Knowledge Organization

The paper discusses the application of Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques in the context of semantic annotation of classical art text via rule-based Information Extraction (IE) techniques combined with ontological and domain vocabulary inpu... Read More about Classical Art Semantics Information Extraction: CASIE pilot project.

Information extraction techniques for the purposes of semantic indexing of archaeological resources (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Vlachidis, A., Tudhope, D., & Binding, C. (2013, July). Information extraction techniques for the purposes of semantic indexing of archaeological resources. Paper presented at Digital Heritage 2013: Interfaces with the Past

The paper describes the use of Information Extraction (IE), a Natural Language Processing (NLP) technique to assist ‘rich’ semantic indexing of diverse archaeological text resources. Such unpublished online documents are often referred to as ‘Grey Li... Read More about Information extraction techniques for the purposes of semantic indexing of archaeological resources.

The Semantics of Negation Detection in Archaeological Grey Literature (2013)
Journal Article
Vlachidis, A., & Tudhope, D. (2013). The Semantics of Negation Detection in Archaeological Grey Literature. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 390 CCIS, 188-200. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-03437-9_20

Archaeological reports contain a great deal of information that conveys facts and findings in different ways. This kind of information is highly relevant to the research and analysis of archaeological evidence but at the same time can be a hindrance... Read More about The Semantics of Negation Detection in Archaeological Grey Literature.

Semantic technologies for archaeology resources: Results from the star project (2013)
Book Chapter
Binding, C., May, K., Souza, R., Tudhope, D., & Vlachidis, A. (2013). Semantic technologies for archaeology resources: Results from the star project. In F. Contreras, M. Farjas, & F. Melero (Eds.), Fusion of Cultures: Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology, Granada, Spain, April 2010, 555-561. BAR Publishing

Outcomes from the STAR Project are presented. The underlying rationale is the need to widen access to archaeo-logical datasets, which will allow third parties to cross search different datasets and investigate the basis for inter-pretations in the un... Read More about Semantic technologies for archaeology resources: Results from the star project.

Automatic metadata generation in an archaeological digital library: Semantic annotation of grey literature (2013)
Journal Article
Vlachidis, A., Binding, C., May, K., & Tudhope, D. (2013). Automatic metadata generation in an archaeological digital library: Semantic annotation of grey literature. Computational Linguistics, 187-202

. This paper discusses the automatic generation of rich metadata from excavation reports from the Archaeological Data Service library of grey literature (OASIS). The work is part of the STAR project, in collaboration with English Heritage. An extensi... Read More about Automatic metadata generation in an archaeological digital library: Semantic annotation of grey literature.

A pilot investigation of Information Extraction in the semantic annotation of archaeological reports (2012)
Journal Article
Vlachidis, A., & Tudhope, D. (2012). A pilot investigation of Information Extraction in the semantic annotation of archaeological reports. International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies, 7(3), 222-235. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMSO.2012.050183

The paper discusses a prototype investigation of semantic annotation, a form of metadata assigning conceptual entities to textual instances; in the case of archaeological grey literature. The use of Information Extraction (IE), a Natural Language Pro... Read More about A pilot investigation of Information Extraction in the semantic annotation of archaeological reports.

Semantic indexing via knowledge organization systems: Applying the CIDOC-CRM to archaeological grey literature (2012)
Thesis
Vlachidis, A. Semantic indexing via knowledge organization systems: Applying the CIDOC-CRM to archaeological grey literature. (Thesis). University of Glamorgan

The volume of archaeological reports being produced since the introduction of PG161 has significantly increased, as a result of the increased volume of archaeological investigations conducted by academic and commercial archaeology. It is highly desir... Read More about Semantic indexing via knowledge organization systems: Applying the CIDOC-CRM to archaeological grey literature.

Semantic annotation for indexing archaeological context: A prototype development and evaluation (2011)
Journal Article
Vlachidis, A., & Tudhope, D. (2011). Semantic annotation for indexing archaeological context: A prototype development and evaluation. Communications in Computer and Information Science, 240 CCIS, 363-374. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-24731-6_37

The paper discusses the process of developing Semantic Annotations, a form of metadata for assigning conceptual entities to textual instances, in this case archaeological grey literature. The use of Information Extraction (IE), a Natural Language Pro... Read More about Semantic annotation for indexing archaeological context: A prototype development and evaluation.

A stellar role for knowledge organization systems in digital archaeology (2011)
Journal Article
Tudhope, D., Binding, C., May, K., Jeffrey, S., & Vlachidis, A. (2011). A stellar role for knowledge organization systems in digital archaeology. Bulletin of the Association for Information Science and Technology,

Research data in archaeology is being made more accessible through the semantic efforts of the STAR and STELLAR projects of two United Kingdom universities. The goal of STAR (Semantic Technologies for Archaeological Resources) is to facilitate semant... Read More about A stellar role for knowledge organization systems in digital archaeology.

Connecting archaeological data and grey literature via semantic cross search (2011)
Journal Article
Tudhope, D., May, K., Binding, C., & Vlachidis, A. (2011). Connecting archaeological data and grey literature via semantic cross search. Internet Archaeology, 30,

Differing terminology and database structure hinders meaningful cross search of excavation datasets. Matching free text grey literature reports with datasets poses yet more challenges. Conventional search techniques are unable to cross search between... Read More about Connecting archaeological data and grey literature via semantic cross search.

KOS-based tools for archaeological dataset interoperability (2010)
Presentation / Conference
Binding, C., May, K., Tudhope, D., & Vlachidis, A. (2010, September). KOS-based tools for archaeological dataset interoperability. Presented at 9th European NKOS Workshop at the 14th ECDL Conference

KOS-based tools for archaeological dataset interoperability


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