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Other DCC Events

The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02)
Cristina Sirangelo, INRIA, Orsay, presented "Validation of Streaming XML Documents" at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group seminar season at The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02). The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Sebastian Maneth from the National Information and Communications Technology Australia Research Center Australia (NICTA) presented Structural Selectivity Estimation for XML Documents at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group seminar season at The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Seminar Room 4 in Buccleuch Place. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Maarten Marx from the University of Amsterdam presented "XPath with Transitive Closure" at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group seminar season at The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Seminar Room 4 in Buccleuch Place. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

Marcelo Arenas, PUC Chile, presented "RDF and SPARQL: Two Basic Components of the Semantic Web" at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower. The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

This event was held in conjunction with JISC Legal and took place following the close of the JISC Legal Conference. Although this event was primarily aimed at participants of the JISC Legal event, representatives from local institutions, as well as archivists, software developers and people from commercial organisations with an interest in digital preservation and a passion to learn more about our work also attended.

This event raised awareness of digital curation issues and highlighted the latest results of the DCC's work. Key digital curation issues were introduced alongside best practice advice for providing long-term access to digital resources. Vital to the long-term access to digital resources is continued research and development of tools and services that the DCC undertakes — information about this work was provided. Projects local to Exeter was also discussed, allowing challenges and solutions to be shared.

This event was hosted jointly by the University of Nottingham, and although it was aimed primarily at representatives from local institutions, archivists, software developers and people from commercial organisations with an interest in digital curation, digital preservation and a passion to learn more about our work also attended.

An unusual lab lunch was arranged at 1.00pm when visiting artists from Antwerp - Kris Delacourt, Nico Dockx, and Jan Mast, who are part of the Studiolabs collaboration with the Edinburgh College of Art - gave a presentation. They are doing some interesting things, both with archives for artists, and with turning archive-oriented activities into videoart installations.

The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02)
James Frew, University of California, Santa Barbara, presented "Automatic Capture of Computational Lineage: First Steps" at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season at The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02). The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02)
Georgia Koutrakis, University of Athens, presented "Query Personalization based on User Preferences" at 4.00pm as part of the Scottish Database Interest Group [external] seminar season at The School of Informatics at the University of Edinburgh, Appleton Tower 2nd floor seminar room (2.02). The DCC was a co-sponsor of this event.

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