All posts by Vladimir Alexiev

About Vladimir Alexiev

Vladimir’s passion is data modelling, ontologies and data representation standards. He is a member of the DBpedia and Europeana quality committees, and frequent speaker at conferences and events. His favourite topics are Linked Open Data and its application in cultural heritage and digital humanities.

Linked Open Data for Cultural Heritage and Digital Humanities

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The Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums (GLAM) sector deals with complex and varied data. Integrating that data, especially across institutions, has always been a challenge. On the other hand, the value of linked data is especially high in this sector, since culture by its very nature is cross-border and interlinked.

This Is Me: An Ontologist for Semantic Enrichment and Linked Data

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Since 2010 I, Vladimir Alexiev, have been working at Ontotext to further develop the LOD cloud with the help of graph databases. I started working with and developing cultural heritage data interlinks in 2010 and I’m delighted and excited to be part of the DBpedia and Europeana quality committees.

Ontotext contributes to 3 KPIs of Europeana

The Europeana Business Plan 2014 was published on 12 March 2014. Three of the Key Performance Indicators in the important Product Development section (see p.30) were implemented by Ontotext within the frame of the Europeana Cre
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