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  • E55 Type Relations (for discussion), Philipp Gerth, Wolfgang Schmidle
    Available: pdf file (918 Kb)
  • CRMarchaeo: the Excavation Model, version 1.3 (May 2015)
    An Extension of CIDOC CRM to support the archaeological excavation process
    Available: docx file (1.59 Mb), pdf file (1.27 Mb)
  • CRMinf: the Argumentation Model, version 0.7 (February 2015)
    An Extension of CIDOC-CRM to support argumentation
    Available: docx file (84 Kb), pdf file (650 Kb)
  • CRMinf: the Argumentation Model, version 0.5 (September 2014)
    An Extension of CIDOC-CRM to support argumentation
    Available: docx file (78 Kb), pdf file (1092 Kb)
  • PRESSoo is developed and will be maintained by the ISSN International Centre and the National Library of France (Bibliotheque nationale de France, BnF). It is a formal ontology intended to capture and represent the underlying semantics of bibliographic information about continuing resources, and more specifically about periodicals (journals, newspapers, magazines, etc.).
    PRESSoo cannot be regarded as an IFLA standard, as it was developed outside IFLA and has not yet been through a validation process conducted by an IFLA Section, but it was officially endorsed by the FRBR Review Group, affiliated to the IFLA Cataloguing Section, which provides it with a statute very similar to that of an IFLA standard.
    In the 30th joined meeting of the CIDOC CRM SIG and ISO/TC46/SC4/WG9 and the 23rd FRBR - CIDOC CRM Harmonization meeting, it has been decided that PRESSoo is an FRBRoo and CIDOC - CRM compatible extension
    Available: pdf file (1419 Kb), http://www.bnf.fr/documents/pressoo_v1.pdf
  • The CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model (CIDOC-CRM): PRIMER
    Available: docx file (1392 Kb), pdf file (983 Kb)
  • CRMinf: the Argumentation Model, version 0.4 (July 2014)
    An Extension of CIDOC-CRM to support argumentation
    Available: docx file (76 Kb), pdf file (1136 Kb)
  • CRMsci: the Scientific Observation Model
    An Extension of CIDOC-CRM to support scientific observation (see also Issue 229)
    Available: doc file (631 Kb), pdf file (1289 Kb), rdfs file (32 Kb)
  • Differences between ISO 21217 2013 and CIDOC CRM 5.1 (see also Issue 237)
    Available: pdf file (87 Kb)
  • RDF file for CRM CORE in the light of new extensions, as decided in 29th CRM-SIG meeting (see also Issue 236)
    Available: rdf file (95 Kb)
  • CRMdig: A generic digital provenance model for scientific observation
    TaPP'11, 3rd USENIX Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance. June 20-21, 2011, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
    Martin Doerr and Maria Theodoridou
    Available: pdf file (575 Kb), ppt file (751 Kb), rdfs file (36 Kb)
  • CRMgeo: Linking the CIDOC CRM to GeoSPARQL through a Spatiotemporal Refinement
    Technical Report ICS-FORTH/TR-435, April 2013
    Martin Doerr, Gerald Hiebel and Øyvind Eide
    Available: pdf file (1,049 Kb)
  • Implementing CIDOC CRM Search Based on Fundamental Relations and OWLIM Rules
    Proceedings of 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Digital Archives (SDA 2012), part of the 16th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries (TPDL 2012), September 2012, Paphos, Cyprus.
    Vladimir Alexiev
    Available: pdf file (133 Kb)
  • Fundamental Categories and Relationships for intuitive querying CIDOC-CRM based repositories
    Technical Report ICS-FORTH/TR-429, April 2012
    Katerina Tzompanaki , Martin Doerr
    Available: pdf file (733 Kb)
  • How to implement CRM Time in RDF, Accepted by CRM SIG, Amsterdam, 17-11-2011
    Available: pdf file (173 Kb) , rdfs file (4 Kb)
    Revised RDF format in order to follow the encoding approved by CRM-SIG in the meeting 21/11/2012
    Available: rdfs file (4 Kb)
  • Amendments to ISO 21127, based on CIDOC CRM version 5.0.2
    Available: doc file (2,885 Kb)
  • The Europeana (European Digital Library) currently finalizes its schema for the next release to be implemented in 2011, the so-called EDM Model. EDM includes some concepts from ORE and from Dublin Core. It denotes its own namespace as "ens:". It includes in its own namespace a series of concepts from the CIDOC CRM, and generalizations over CIDOC CRM concept for the purpose of highly general queries against a large body of data. We have created in a graphical form a first draft of a mapping from CRM-FRBRoo to EDM and the Dublin Core properties it reuses. This mapping is complete - except for some CRM properties about structuring time and space EDM does not deal with or has not developped yet.
    Martin Doerr, 02 November 2010
    Available: EDM-DC-ORE-CRM-FRBR_Integration.ppt (198 Kb)
    See also : The Europeana Data Model (EDM)
  • The following document describes the POLIS XML Schema ver 1.0 for immoveable objects which is in accordance with the ontology provided by the CIDOC CRM ver 5.0.2. This Schema is developed by the Centre of Cultural Informatics (CCI) of the Information Systems Labarotory of the Institute of Computer Science of FORTH in co-operation with cultural institutions and organizations and domain specific experts when the CCI Group developed systems 'in use' for them. It is also based in an initial XML DTD for Monuments documention, which was part of a guide developed under a study entitled "Standards for cultural documentation and support technologies for the integration of digital cultural repositories and systems interoperability" This study was funded by the Information Society-Operational Programme, deployed in Greece, through specific Action 1.3: Documentation, exploitation and promotion of Greek Culture, a framework for the generation of a digital cultural inventory. ICS-FORTH, 21 October 2010
    Available versions: POLIS(ver1.0).xsd (75 Kb), POLIS(ver1.0.1).xsd (76 Kb)
  • From FRBR to FRBRoo through CIDOC CRM… A Common ontology for cultural heritage information: slides by Patrick Le Bœuf, International Symposium on the Future of Information Organization Research October 4-5, 2010, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Available: ppt file (809 Kb)
  • This paper describes requirements for documentation of collections in small museums and presents a CIDOC CRM-based IT solution. It was presented at The annual conference of the International Documentation Committee of the International Council of Museums (CIDOC) 2008 in Athens, 15-18 September 2008.
    Available: pdf file (255 Kb)
  • This document contains a comparison of Definition of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model, Version 4.2.4, January 2008, and OWL Web Ontology Language Guide W3C Recommendation, 10 February 2004.
    Marco Neumann, CIDOC - OWL
    Available: pdf file (49 Kb)
  • This presentation analyzes the integration of archive, library and museum information from a perspective of information structure and access logic. It has been presented at the Asian Civilization Museum, in Singapore, August 1, 2008, to an audience of museum, library and archive professionals.
    Available: ppt file (1.6 Mb)

  • A comprehensive data example for the CRM from the museum Benaki with rich comments about form and contents. It employs a non-formalized indented notation, that corresponds to version 4.2 of the CIDOC CRM in RDFS.
    Ifigenia Dionissiadou & Martin Doerr, Data Example of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model- Epitaphios GE3460, September 2007. Available: html file (106 Kb), word file (405 Kb), xml file (17 Kb), pdf file (17 Kb), rdf file (493 Kb). The rdf file is a valid instance of cidoc_v4.2.rdfs).
  • The following document describes the XML DTD for moveable objects compatible with the ontology provided by the CIDOC CRM, specifically developed for a guide for designing and applying information structures for cultural information. This document is part of a guide developed under a study entitled “Standards for cultural documentation and support technologies for the integration of digital cultural repositories and systems interoperability”. This study was funded by the “Information Society” Operational Programme, deployed in Greece, through specific Action 1.3: Documentation, exploitation and promotion of Greek Culture, a framework for the generation of a digital cultural inventory.
    Annex 6. Rodula Kaftaki, Athina kritsotaki “The XML DTD for moveable objects”, rev. 2, July 2007.
    Available: pdf file (244), dtd file (111 Kb)
  • The following document contains information on how to define mappings between relevant data structures and the CIDOC CRM.
    Haridimos Kondylakis, Martin Doerr, Dimitris Plexousakis, Mapping Language for Information Integration, 2006, Technical Report 385, ICS-FORTH, December 2006
    Available: pdf file (163 Kb)
  • The following paper was presented at the CIPA-VAST Conference in Cyprus on 30 Oct - 04 Nov, 2006.
    Martin Doerr, Athina Kritsotaki Documenting Events in Metadata
    Available: pdf file (574 Kb)
  • The following slides heve been presented at the VAST/EPOCH standards workshop on Sunday 29 Oct.
    Steaven Stead The CIDOC CRM Recent Developments
    Available: ppt file (61 Kb)

  • The following paper has been presented on the Annual CIDOC Conference on September 11, 2006 in Gothenburg, Sweden:
    Martin Doerr, Patrick LeBoeuf, Modelling Intellectual Processes: The FRBR - CRM Harmonization
    Available:pdf file (74), ppt file (140 Kb)

  • Martin Doerr, Increasing the Power of Semantic Interoperability for the European Library,
    ERCIM News No. 66, July 2006, pp26-27

  • This document describes the CRM Core Metadata element set
    Patrick Sinclair, Matthew Addis, Freddy Choi, Martin Doerr, Paul Lewis, Kirk Martinez, The use of CRM Core in Multimedia Annotation, Proceedings of First International Workshop on Semantic Web Annotations for Multimedia (SWAMM 2006), part of the 15th World Wide Web Conference, 22-26 May 2006, Edinburgh, Scotland
    Available: pdf file (1.4 Mb)

  • Charalampos Papamanthou, Ioannis G. Tollis, Martin Doerr, 3D Visualization of Semantic Metadata Models and Ontologies
    In János Pach (Ed.): Graph Drawing, 12th International Symposium, GD 2004, New York, NY, USA, September 29 - October 2, 2004, Revised Selected Papers. Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3383 Springer 2004

  • This paper presents a proposal about an ontology for performing arts.
    Patrick Le Boeuf, "... That struts and frets his hour upon the stage and then is heard no more ." : the elements that should be accounted for in a conceptual model for performing arts and the information relating to their archives,
    Paper given at the workshop "De la conception à la survie: comment documenter et conserver les productions du spectacle multimédia ?" in Paris, Centre de documentation de la musique contemporaine, as part of the "Rencontres itinérantes" "Quelles noces de la musique et de l'image ?", Friday 13 January 2006.
    Available: English vesrsion, pdf file (81 Kb), French version, pdf file (91Kb).
  • Paul Cripps, Anne Greenhalgh, Dave Fellows, Keith May, David Robinson
    Ontological Modelling of the work of the Centre for Archaeology, September 2004
    Available: pdf file (207 Kb)
    Also available: The CRM Diagram, pdf file (65 Kb)
  • This paper reports about the experience of the German Museum Union (Deutscher Museumsbund) in using the CIDOC CRM:
    Axel Ermert, Jürgen Gottschewski, Monika Hagedorn-Saupe, Hans-Jürgen Hansen, Regine Heuchert, Carlos Saro, Regine Scheffel, Gisela Schulte-Dornberg, Regine Stein
    Das CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model: Eine Hilfe f�r den Datenaustausch? Deutscher Museumsbund Fachgruppe Dokumentation, Arbeitsgruppe Datenaustausch, October 2004
    Available: pdf file (1.7 Mb)
  • Martin Doerr
    The CIDOC CRM – An Ontological Approach to Semantic Interoperability of Metadata, AI Magazine, Volume 24, Number 3 (2003).
    Available: pdf file (548 Kb)

  • Martin Doerr, Athina Kritsotaki, Stephen Stead
    Which Period Is It? A Methodology To Create Thesauri Of Historical Periods. Presentation given at CAA 2004 in Prato, Italy. Available: ppt file, and an example.
    Documentation of the employed schema (DTD) of the Period Thesaurus can be found in Description of the DTD.
    A schema (in a form of DTD) describes the process of data submission (which improves and updates the contents of the thesaurus). A submission contains a proposal for one or more changes of a period thesaurus.
    Available: dtd file
  • Martin Doerr, Maria Theodoridou, Kurt Schaller
    Integration of complementary archaeological sources. Presentation given at CAA 2004 in Prato Italy. Available: ppt file.
  • This paper describes a practical application of the CIDOC CRM in integrating a large and divers set of data sources.
    Nicholas Crofts, Combining data sources – prototype applications developed for Geneva's department of historical sites and monuments based on the CIDOC CRM. Available: doc file (322 Kb).
  • This paper is a presentation of the CIDOC CRM in French.
    Patrick Le Boeuf, Le modele CRM pour la documentation museographique: s'attacher au sens pour n'etre pas piege par la forme. It will be presented at Journees d'etude in May. Available: doc file (75,5 Kb), pdf file (239 Kb).
    This is the entire presentation, available, zip file (338 Kb)
  • This paper is an update on the CIDOC and its work on the Conceptual Reference Model, an aid to comprehension and dialogue that can help to establish the conceptual "common ground" between different disciplines and domains. February, 2003.
    Nick Crofts, Martin Doerr and Tony Gill, The CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model A Standard for Communicating Cultural Contents. Available html file (66 Kb)
  • The following are the deliverables of the Cultural Heritage Interchange Ontology Standardization - CHIOS project.
    1. D2: CRM Requirements report. Authors: Stephen Stead, Siegfried Krause, July 12, 2002. Available: doc file
    2. D3: CRM final proposal for contents enhancement. Authors: Martin Doerr, Lene Rold, May 26, 2003. Available: doc file
    3. D4: CRM final technical documentation. Authors: Nick Crofts Martin Doerr Tony Gill Stephen Stead Matthew Stif,October 2003. Available: doc file
    4. D6: CRM - comprehensive description, March 2004. Available: doc file
  • This paper is a mapping of CRM to FRBR
    Patrick Le Boeuf, MAPPING CRM -->FRBR. January 29th 2003.
    Available: doc file (206 Kb), pdf file (210 Kb).
  • This presentation describes the use of the CIDOC CRM as guide for good practice for the documentation system at the National Gallery of Finnland, Helsinki. Presented on the 5th
    CIDOC CRM SIG, October 26, 2002 in Rethymonon, Crete:
    Juha Inkari, The Finnish National Gallery Database implementation. Available: [ppt file]

  • The following slides have been presented on the 5th CIDOC CRM SIG Meeting, October 22, 2002 in Rethymnon, Crete:
    Mina Akaishi, Visualization of thematic Units in KR Schemata. Available:[ppt file]

  • The following slides have been presented on the 5th CIDOC CRM SIG Meeting, October 22, 2002 in Rethymnon, Crete:
    Martin Doerr, The CIDOC CRM, a Standard for the Integration of Cultural Information. Available:[ppt file]

  • This paper motivates and describes the methodology applied to the CIDOC CRM:
    Martin Doerr, "The CIDOC CRM - an Ontological Approach to Semantic Interoperability of Metadata", to appear in: AI Magazine, Special Issue on Ontologies, Nov. 2002. Available, word file (50 Kb), pdf file (589 Kb).

  • This paper is a mapping of FRBR to CRM.
    Patrick Le Boeuf, MAPPING FRBR -->CRM. February 2002.
    Available doc file (226 Kb), pdf file (265 Kb).
  • This document compares the OpenGIS specifications with the CIDOC CRM in order to identify overlaps and how data in either format may be used for the pupose of the other:
    Martin Doerr, A comparison of the OpenGISTM Abstract Specification with the CIDOC CRM 3.2 , October 2001. Available: word file (42 Kb), pdf file (137 Kb).

  • Transformations of sample data of the Science Museum of London to the CIDOC CRM, are described in the following document:
    Martin Doerr & Iraklis Karvasonas,Converting object documentation into a CRM-compatible XML form using Data Junction 7.5 , ICS-FORTH, Heraklion, Greece, May 2001. Available: word file (128 Kb), pdf file (169 Kb).

  • The document describes the mapping of the AMICO data model to the CIDOC CRM version 2.3 and the Agios Pavlos extensions:
    Martin Doerr, Mapping of the AMICO data dictionary to the CIDOC CRM , Technical Report FORTH-ICS/TR-288, June 2001. Available: rtf file (81 Kb), pdf file (142 Kb).

  • This document gives a comprehensive summary of the ISO standardization process and its relevance and applicability for the CIDOC CRM. It has been presented to the DSWG meeting in Ottawa August 2000. In the meanwhile, the CIDOC CRM has been accepted by ISO in stage 2:
    Nick Crofts, ISO Structure and procedures , Geneva, August 10, 2000. Available: word file (35 Kb), pdf file (127 Kb).
  • The document describes the mapping of the The Dublin Core Element set to the CIDOC CRM version 2.3 and the Agios Pavlos extensions:
    Martin Doerr,Mapping of the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set to the CIDOC CRM , Technical Report FORTH-ICS/TR-274, July 2000. Available: rtf file (103 Kb).

  • A comprehensive paper on the purpose of the CIDOC CRM:
    Martin Doerr & Nicholas Crofts, Electronic Esperanto: The Role of the Object Oriented CIDOC Reference Model , Proc. of the ICHIM'99, Washington, DC, September 22-26, 1999. Available: word file (153 Kb), pdf file (277 Kb).

  • The following mapping is based on version 2 of MDA Spectrum, distributed as SPECTRUM Interactive, and the September 1999 revision of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model.
    Nick Crofts, MDA Spectrum CIDOC CRM mapping. Available doc file (195 Kb), pdf file (217 Kb).

  • This paper describes particularly successful application of the CIDOC CRM.
    First published in MCN Spectra 24 (1) Spring 1999.
    Nick Crofts, Implementing the CIDOC CRM with a relational database. Available: rtf file (124 Kb), pdf file (162 Kb).

  • Agenda of the CRM Correlation Test Project decided in Melbourne 1998:
    Martin Doerr, CIDOC Documentation Standards Group Correlation Test Project Initialization-26 January 1999, 1999. Available: rtf file (39 Kb), pdf file (119 Kb).

  • A comprehensive data example for the CRM from the museum Benaki with rich comments about form and contents. It employs a non-formalized indented notation, that corresponds to the RDF file conformant with the May version of the CRM in RDFS:
    Ifigenia Dionissiadou & Martin Doerr, Data Example of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model- Epitaphios GE34604 , October 1998. Available: html file (26 Kb),   word file (373 Kb),   rdf file (12 Kb), pdf file (314 Kb).

  • A comprehensive introduction to the o-o principles used for the CRM:
    Nick Crofts, Ifigenia Dionissiadou, Pat Reed (editors),Introduction to object oriented modelling, ICOM/CIDOC Documentation Standards Group, September 1998. Available: html file (16 Kb).

  • Paper presenting the CRM on the ICOM Conference in Melbourne 1998:
    Nicholas Crofts & Martin Doerr, Electronic Communication on Diverse Data - The Role of the oo CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model, ICOM/CIDOC Documentation Standards Group, August 1998. Available: html file (59 Kb).

 
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