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http://www.opencontext.org: a site to discover, reference, and publish primary data data, images, reports and field documentation collected in archaeology

  • data entry in archaeology is a complex discipline with its own science: Stratification (aka Stratigraphy).
  • every piece of data, photo, artefact is bound to the exact place it was found, called context (aka Stratigraphic unit).
  • Created by Alexandria Archive Institute, a not-for-profit organization
  • spun off from Information and Service Design Program at the UC Berkeley School of Information
  • main involved:
    • Dr. Sarah Whitcher Kansa (Executive Director, AAI): archaeology
    • Eric Kansa (ISD Executive Director, I-School Adjunct Professor): software development.
  • Don't know if this is related to RDF in any way, but I marvel at the richness of information
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    Maria: study OpenContext. Does it use RDF in any way?

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