Europeana Pro on “Exploring AI in the Cultural Heritage Sector”
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.’
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.