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DiPP 2017 : Seventh International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage


When Sep 7, 2017 - Sep 9, 2017
Where Burgas, Bulgaria
Submission Deadline Jun 5, 2017
Notification Due Jul 10, 2017
Final Version Due Jul 17, 2017
Categories    computer science

Call For Papers

The Seventh International Conference on Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage—DiPP2017 aims at presenting innovative results, research projects and applications in the field of digitisation, documentation, archiving, representation and preservation of global and national tangible and intangible cultural and scientific heritage. The main focus is to provide open access to digitised cultural heritage and to set up sustainable policies for its continuous digital preservation and conservation. The priority area is the digital presentation and preservation of cultural and historical objects under conditions of risk, including those from the Burgas region. The forum will demonstrate innovative technologies and prototypes, including digital repositories, digital archives, virtual museums and digital libraries, which result from established practices and achievements in the field. Representatives of public and specialised libraries, museums, galleries, archives, centres, both national and foreign research institutions and universities are invited to participate and exchange experiences, ideas, knowledge and best practices of the field.

There will also Workshop on Open Access to Scientific Publications, Data and Data Science, which will primarily focus on the following activities:

Open Access indicators;
Disseminate partners’ best practices;
Discuss research problems in the field;
Discuss the possibilities of establishing a network of open-access repositories;
Contribute to the problems of the harmonization of national legislation and practices; and
Discuss the possibilities of developing training courses for creators and managers of scientific digital repositories to ensure interoperability.

Co-organisers: Regional Academic Center - Burgas, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Regional Historical Museum – Burgas, Burgas Free University

The DiPP2017 is organized under the patronage of: UNESCO and Burgas District Administration

DiPP2017 Conference: September 07–09, 2017

Location of the Event: Conference hall "Sea casino" (Морско казино), Burgas, Bulgaria

Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished research and project papers that are not (and will not be) simultaneously under consideration for publication elsewhere.

General areas of interests include (but are not limited to) the following topics:

Digital libraries, e-archives, repositories, virtual museums, e-exhibitions and encyclopedias of cultural heritage

Virtual reconstructions and interactive multimedia solutions for museums, theaters, concert halls, exhibitions, etc.

Restoration and preservation of tangible and intangible cultural heritage

Acceleration and facilitation of the sharing and exchange of research data

Issues of the protection of intellectual property: determination, accreditation and management of rights to digital content

Documentation, visualisation and interaction in museums and archives

e-Infrastructures for digitised scientific heritage. Open access to digitised cultural and scientific heritage

Digital libraries and aggregators for transfer of digitised wealth within the European and global digital environment

Semantic processing of cultural heritage knowledge. Techniques for extracting digital data and knowledge

Use, efficiency and design of interfaces for applications in cultural heritage. Multilingualism

Interactive systems in cultural and creative industries

Educational applications of digital libraries with cultural and scientific content. Serious games and digital storytelling in cultural heritage

Digitalisation of cultural heritage and economics of cultural tourism

Submissions of the following types are envisaged:

Full papers (8-10 pages*)
Short papers (6 pages*)
Project papers (6 pages*)

All papers must be written in English and follow the formatting guidelines of Springer's Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS): LNCS Proceedings and Other Multiauthor Volumes - Using Office 2007/2010 Word (template), Information for LNCS Authors, Instructions. Authors should clearly indicate the topic/s and the type of the contribution. Papers must be submitted in doc as attachments to (or to DiPP2017 secretaries:, All papers will be peer-reviewed by at least two members of the programme committee. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, significance, soundness, and clarity. At least one author should attend the conference to present the paper. For paper presentation at the Conference and publication in the Proceedings, one registration per paper is required.

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