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    Hellenic Parliament organises ARCOMEM workshop

    The Hellenic Parliament organises a dedicated workshop for the ARCOMEM dissemination in the Hellenic Parliament Library premises in the Old Tobacco Factory, addressed to parliamentarians and their scientific associates, scientists, journalists, researchers, parliament officials, archivists and students. Moving from the era of paper archives in the era of digitised archives, ARCOMEM project could assist the [...]

  • ARCOMEM at ICT 2013

    ARCOMEM at ICT 2013

    The ARCOMEM partners successfully presented the results of the project during the ICT 2013 conference in Vilnius, Lithuania.  The ICT 2013 conference was organized by the European Commission to present the upcoming Horizon 2020 research program. More than 5000 people attended the conference. The ARCOMEM booth in the exhibition area attracted many attendees and many [...]

  • Some members of the Southampton team at the MediaEval workshop together with one of the research posters. From left to right: Dr Sina Samangooei (TrendMiner); Jamie Davies (ARCOMEM intern); John Preston (ARCOMEM intern); Dr Jonathon Hare (ARCOMEM)

    MediaEval workshop in Barcelona

    A team from Southampton, including researchers funded by the ARCOMEM and TrendMiner projects, and undergraduate interns funded by the ARCOMEM project has recently returned from the international MediaEval workshop in Barcelona. MediaEval is an annual international event in which teams participate in multimedia benchmarking challenges over a period of a few months. At the workshop, teams from [...]

  • Opinions from images

    A short video giving an overview of some of the work the University of Southampton have been doing on extracting opinions from images and multimodal media.

  • TwitIE

    TwitIE- A GATE application for extracting information from tweets

    Processing and understanding text from social media is hard. Messages are often brief, containing mistakes, and don’t provide background – very different from the well-formed news articles that text processing tools typically see. However, being able to analyse social media is incredibly useful, for example to investigate the changes in public mood and attitudes that [...]

ARCOMEM is a EU-funded research project. It is about memory institutions like archives, museums, and libraries in the age of the Social Web. Memory institutions are more important now than ever: as we face greater economic and environmental challenges we need our understanding of the past to help us navigate to a sustainable future. This is a core function of democracies, but this function faces stiff new challenges in face of the Social Web, and of the radical changes in information creation, communication and citizen involvement that currently characterise our information society (e.g., there are now more social network hits than Google searches). Social media are becoming more and more pervasive in all areas of life. read more

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Hellenic_Parliament-MPs

Hellenic Parliament organises ARCOMEM workshop

The Hellenic Parliament organises a dedicated workshop for the ARCOMEM dissemination in the Hellenic Parliament Library premises in the Old Tobacco Factory, addressed to parliamentarians and their scientific associates, scientists, journalists, researchers, parliament officials, archivists and students. Moving from the era of paper archives in the era of digitised archives, ARCOMEM project could assist the [...]

ARCOMEM at ICT 2013

ARCOMEM at ICT 2013

The ARCOMEM partners successfully presented the results of the project during the ICT 2013 conference in Vilnius, Lithuania.  The ICT 2013 conference was organized by the European Commission to present the upcoming Horizon 2020 research program. More than 5000 people attended the conference. The ARCOMEM booth in the exhibition area attracted many attendees and many [...]

7TH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME

Seventh Framework Programme

CONTACT

Dr. Wim Peters

Adress: Department of Computer Science Regent Court 211 Portobello Sheffield S1 4DP UK
Phone: +44 114 222 1902
Email: W.Peters@dcs.shef.ac.uk
Website: The University of Sheffield