Dublin Core and CIDOC CRM Harmonization

Lais Carrasco, Silvana A. Borsetti Gregorio Vidotti

Abstract


In order to integrate information from heterogeneous sources, ontologies as semantic technologies is a recommend solution. "An ontology is a description (like a formal specification of a program) of the concepts and relationships that can formally exist for an agent or a community of agents". CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (CRM) is a very prominent ontology used for such purposes. As semantics mappings can be a solution for information integration and Dublin Core is the most prominent metadata used to describe web resources, we propose a harmonization between Dublin Core and CRM ontology. In this poster. the CRM is used as the mediated schema to integrate Cultural Heritage metadata sources.

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