Eikonognosia-An Integrated System for Advanced Retrieval of Scientific Data and Metadata of Byzantine Artworks Using Semantic Web Technologies
|George Carayannis; Konstantinos Vavliakis; Stella Markantonatou; Sister Daniilia; Sophia Sotiropoulou; Maria Alexopoulou; Olga Yannoutsou; Klimis Dalianis; Theodore Kavalieros
|Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Documentation Committee of the International Council of Museums
The documentation and analysis of Byzantine Art is an important component of the overall effort to maintain cultural heritage and contributes to learning and comprehending ones history traversal path. Efficient publishing of the multi-dimensional and multifaceted information that is necessary for the complete documentation of artworks should draw on a good organization of the data. Eikonognosia is a research project funded by the Greek General Secretariat of Research and Technology (GSRT) that aims to efficiently organize and publish detailed information about icons in the World Wide Web. Information derived from the analysis conducted in the Art Diagnosis Center of Ormylia Foundation is taken as a case study. Eikonognosia provides the means for organising detailed and multidimensional information about Byzantine icons in a way that is compatible to international standards (CIDOC-CRM - ISO 21127:2006) and allows for an easy retrieval of data with advanced semantic web technologies. The ultimate goal for Eikonognosia is to foster the cultural heritage community by providing an integrated framework that helps to facilitate organization, retrieval and presentation of data from the cultural heritage domain.