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Antoine Isaac

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Antoine Isaac works as scientific coordinator for Europeana and researcher at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He has been working for a number of years on using Semantic Web technology in the Cultural Heritage environment, focusing on the representation and interoperability of collections and their vocabularies (STITCH, TELplus and EuropeanaConnect projects). He has been a member of the W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Group, involved in the design of SKOS. He currently serves as co-chair of the Library Linked Data incubator group and SKOS community contact. Read more at http://www.few.vu.nl/~aisaac.

Europeana is a single access point to the digitalised European cultural and scientific heritage. The online portal was launched by the President of the EU Commission in November 2008 and currently provides access to over 9 million materials from the European libraries, museums, archives, galleries, and audiovisual collections. More than 1000 memory institutions contribute cultural content in Europeana in a wide range of formats (images, texts, audio and video) and in all European languages.

2010-09-14

Antoine Isaac has been working for a number of years on figuring out how Semantic Web technology can be successfully used in Cultural Heritage environment. He is currently engaged as a post-doctoral researcher at Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam and Koninklijke Bibliotheek where he works on the representation and interoperability of cultural heritage collections and their vocabularies (STITCH and TELplus projects). He is a member of the W3C Semantic Web Deployment Working Wroup and is involved in the design of SKOS [read more].

2008-07-21

Antoine Isaac