Friday, September 21, 2007

Event: International Workshop on Digital Preservation of Heritage: Research Issues in Archiving and Retrieval, Oct. 29 - 31, 2007

A three-day workshop on digital preservation will be held in Kolkata, India on Oct. 29 - 31, 2007. Speakers are coming from around the world for this event. They expect 100 participants.

The themes to be discussed include:
  • Acquisition of heritage materials
  • Digitization and public access
  • Storage issues including standardization and compression
  • Metadata standards: tagging and extraction
  • Interface format for description of manuscripts
  • Heritage archival: right managements and other issues
  • Cross lingual information retrieval
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