SENESCHAL on the road

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Towards the end of the SENESCHAL project a series of workshops were organised to engage with interested parties and project partners, to demonstrate the various outcomes of the project and to discuss possible future directions. The first of these workshop was held at the offices of Historic Scotland in Edinburgh on Thursday 13th February 2014. […]

Vocabularies in a useful form

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Repeated references to RDF, SKOS, LOD, and REST services can sometimes seem an impenetrable wall of jargon leaving some people cold – how do we actually use all this stuff? Well the good news is that 99% of what you need is already implemented here at HeritageData. To use any of the controlled vocabularies in […]

Term suggestion, in a widget. What’s a widget?

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Having the various vocabularies available online and accessible via web services we’re now in a position to create widgets (functional user interface controls) making use of the vocabularies. For this exercise we don’t really have to create anything new at all, just repurpose one of the nice examples from the jQuery UI site. We will […]

Spreading the word 3

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I attended a meeting of the END Technical Working Group at the National Museum Collection Centre in Nantgarw on Thursday 27th June 2013 to talk about what we’re doing in SENESCHAL. The END group consists of members from a number of key Welsh cultural heritage organisations:  Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales […]

Spreading the word 2

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Continuing the mission to engage with interested parties on the SENESCHAL project, I presented details of the project at the FISH-HEIRNET Spring technical meeting on 26th April at English Heritage’s offices in sunny Birmingham. Tried to weave in some new details as there were a few people present who had previously attended the Digital Past […]

Spreading the word…

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We headed to Shire Hall in Monmouth for the Digital Past 2013 event on 21st February  to give a talk on semantic technologies and linked data, also including quite a large plug for the (then) imminent SENESCHAL project. It’s tricky disseminating useful details of a project that’s yet to actually start, particularly describing what we were […]

SENESCHAL project started

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The first meeting for the SENESCHAL project took place on Monday 4th March 2013 at English Heritage, Swindon (thanks to Phil for hosting). Present: Peter McKeague (RCAHMS) David Thomas (RCAHMW) Phil Carlisle (EH DSU) Keith May (EH Portsmouth) Paul Cripps (Wessex Archaeology) Holly Wright (ADS York) Doug Tudhope (Glamorgan) Ceri Binding (Glamorgan) The team reviewed the […]

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