June 21, 2021

New Research Paper: Knowledge Graphs in the Libraries and Digital Humanities Domain

The following article (preprint) was recently shared on arXiv.

Title

Knowledge Graphs in the Libraries and Digital Humanities Domain

Authors

Bernhard Haslhofer
Austrian Institute of Technology

Antoine Isaac
Europeana

Rainer Simon
Austrian Institute of Technology

Source

via arXiv
Posted March 8, 2018

Abstract

Knowledge graphs represent concepts (e.g., people, places, events) and their semantic relationships. As a data structure, they underpin a digital information system, support users in resource discovery and retrieval, and are useful for navigation and visualization purposes. Within the libaries and humanities domain, knowledge graphs are typically rooted in knowledge organization systems, which have a century-old tradition and have undergone their digital transformation with the advent of the Web and Linked Data. Being exposed to the Web, metadata and concept definitions are now forming an interconnected and decentralized global knowledge network that can be curated and enriched by community-driven editorial processes. In the future, knowledge graphs could be vehicles for formalizing and connecting findings and insights derived from the analysis of possibly large-scale corpora in the libraries and digital humanities domain.

Direct to Knowledge Graphs in the Libraries and Digital Humanities Domain
11 pages; PDF.

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