Using the Semantic Web in Digital Humanities: Shift from Data Publishing to Data-analysis and Knowledge Discovery

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Eero Hyvonen

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Guest Editor 10-years SWJ

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Abstract: 
This paper envisions and discusses a shift of focus in research on Cultural Heritage semantic portals, based on Linked Data. While ten years ago the research focus in semantic portal development was on data harmonization, aggregation, search, and browsing (``1st generation systems''), the rise of Digital Humanities research is shifting the focus on providing the user with integrated tools for solving research problems in interactive ways (``2nd generation systems''). This trend sets new challenges for both computer scientists and humanist researchers.
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