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Linked Data Annotation Without the Pointy Brackets: Introducing Recogito 2

Simon, Rainer; Barker, Elton; Isaksen, Leif and de Soto Cañamares, Pau (2017). Linked Data Annotation Without the Pointy Brackets: Introducing Recogito 2. Journal of Map & Geography Libraries: Advances in Geospatial Information, Collections & Archives, 13(1) pp. 111–132.

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Abstract

Recogito 2 is an open source annotation tool currently under development by Pelagios, an international initiative aimed at facilitating better linkages between online resources documenting the past. With Recogito 2, we aim to provide an environment for efficient semantic annotation—i.e., the task of enriching content with references to controlled vocabularies—in order to facilitate links between online data. At the same time, we address a perceived gap in the performance of existing tools, by emphasizing the development of mechanisms for manual intervention and editorial control that support the curation of quality data. While Recogito 2 provides an online workspace for general-purpose document annotation, it is particularly well-suited for geo-annotation, in other words annotating documents with references to gazetteers, and supports the annotation of both texts and images (i.e., digitized maps). Already available for testing at http://recogito.pelagios.org, its formal release to the public occurred in December 2016.

Item Type: Journal Item
Copyright Holders: 2017 The Authors
ISSN: 1542-0361
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Pelagios 6: Pelagios Commons41500669MELLON Andrew W Mellon Foundation
Keywords: annotation; linked data; gazetteers; digital humanities; georeferencing
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Art History, Classical Studies, English and Creative Writing, Music
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
Item ID: 49745
Depositing User: Elton Barker
Date Deposited: 07 Jul 2017 15:16
Last Modified: 10 Jul 2017 09:31
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/49745
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