Knowledge management for disparate Etruscan cultural heritage

John McAuley, Dublin Institute of Technology
James D. Carswell, Dublin Institute of Technology

Document Type Conference Paper

ICDS'08 Paper ID: 22-1228467117


This paper introduces the TARCHNA approach to managing and presenting contextualised heritage content. The system uses the CIDOC CRM ontology to consolidate a virtual repository of geographically disparate heritage databases and present a holistic view of a fragmented heritage. While previous approaches to presenting heritage collections have focused on the browse and search paradigm, the TARCHNA system uses narrative concepts as a means of presenting and re-using contextualised heritage artefacts within a broader cultural setting.