The Benefits of Linking Metadata for Internal and External users of an Audiovisual Archive

[This post describes the Master Project work of Information Science students Tim de Bruyn and John Brooks and is based on their theses] Audiovisual archives adopt structured vocabularies for their metadata management. With Semantic Web and Linked Data now becoming more and more stable and commonplace technologies, organizations are looking now at linking these vocabularies […]

Dancing and Semantics

This post describes the MSc theses of Ana-Liza Tjon-a-Pauw and Josien Jansen.  As a semantic web researcher, it is hard to sometimes not see ontologies and triples in aspects of my private life. In this case, through my contacts with dancers and choreographers, I have since a long time been interested in exploring knowledge representation […]

Publications

2019 Patricia Lago and Victor de Boer. Information Sciences Education for a Digital Sustainable Society. in Proceedings of CompSusEd’19: Second International Workshop on Computing+Sustainability+Education Lappeenranta University of Technology, Lappeenranta, Finland, June 16, 2019 [draft pdf] Anna Bon, Hans Akkermans, Victor de Boer, Jaap Gordijn, Aron van Groningen, Cheah Wai Shiang. Community Service Learning As An […]

Teaching

I teach a number of courses at the VU computer science department for the BSc. and MSc. level. I am Master Project coordinator for the Information Sciences Master and  am active in the Digital Humanities minor. I am member of the “Docententeam” and the “Opleidingscommissie IMM/IS”. I also am active in the “Verkenningscommissie” that investigates possibilities for further collaboration between […]