From a Europeana Pro Blog Post:
With lowered barriers to access and the development of new practices for Artificial Intelligence (AI), it’s no surprise that AI-related activities in the cultural heritage sector are increasing.
For Europeana, the potential that AI has for improving data-quality, a continuous pain point for collection users, could offer exciting opportunities. In the Europeana Strategy 2020 – 2025, AI is highlighted multiple times as a means to an end for data quality improvement. The plan states:
‘Manually improving the metadata quality of millions of records from different sources requires a huge amount of time and resources. The application of artificial intelligence tools and machine-learning networks for automatic enrichment, combined with human knowledge provided by domain experts, offers a remarkable opportunity for improving the quality of metadata.’