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Museums and the Web 2003, Selected Papers from an international conference

Edited by David Bearman and Jennifer Trant.

Pittsburgh: Archives & Museum Informatics, 2003.



Familiarity Breeds Content: knowlege and affect in museums on the Web

David Bearman and Jennifer Trant p. 3

Representing Cultural Knowledge

Integrating Databases with Maps: the Delivery of Cultural Data through TimeMap

Ian Johnson, University of Sydney Australia p. 11

Software Tools for Indigenous Knowledge Management

Jane Hunter, DSTC Pty Ltd; Bevan Koopman, University of Queensland, Australia; and Jane Sledge, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, USA p. 23

Dublin Core: The Base for an Indigenous Culture Environment?

Liddy Nevile, La Trobe University, and Sophie Lissonnet, James Cook University, Australia p. 35

A Prototype Digital Library For 3D Collections: Tools To Capture, Model, Analyze, and Query Complex 3D Data

Jeremy Rowe and Anshuman Razdan, Arizona State University, USA p. 43


The More You Look the More You Get: Intention-based Interface using Gaze-tracking

Slavko Milekic, The University of the Arts, USA p. 57

Re-assessing Practice: visual art, visually impaired people and the Web

Caro Howell, Tate Modern and Dan Porter, Freelance Web Developer/ Art Historian, United Kingdom p. 73

From GUI to Gallery: A Study of Online Virtual Environments

Stephen Lawrence Guynup, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA p. 81

Interfacing the Digital

Steve Dietz, Walker Art Center, USA p. 93

Design for Learning

Practicing What We Teach: How Learning Theory Can Guide Development of Online Educational Activities

David T. Schaller and Steven Allison-Bunnell, Educational Web Adventures (Eduweb), USA p. 103

Evaluating the Authenticity of Egyptian Cartonnage Fragments: Educational Outreach in Search of the Truth

Paul Marty, School of Information Studies, Florida State University, Kim Sheahan, and Ann Lacy, Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA p. 115

Focus your young visitors: -Kids Innovation- Fundamental changes in digital edutainment

Sebastian Sauer, ion2s buero fuer interaktion, and Stefan Göbel, ZGDV e.V. Digital Storytelling, Germany p. 131


Investigating Heuristic Evaluation: A Case Study

Kate Haley Goldman, Institute for Learning Innovation, and Laura Bendoly, Atlanta History Center, USA p. 145

New Vision, New Realities: Methodology and Mission in Developing Interactive Videoconferencing Programming

Dr. Patricia Barbanell, Dr. John Falco, Schenectady City School District, and Dr. Diana Newman, State University at Albany, USA p. 153

A Rolling Evaluation Gathers No Moss

Lee Anne Burrough, DuPage Children’s Museum, Lorrie Beaumont, Independent Evaluation Consultant, David Schaller and Ethalinda Cannon, Educational Web Adventures, U.S.A. p. 159

Virtual Visiting

The SEE Experience: Edutainment in 3D Virtual Worlds

Nicoletta Di Blas, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Susan Hazan, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; and Paolo Paolini, Politecnico di Milano, Italy p. 173

Make Your Museum Talk: Natural Language Interfaces for Cultural Institutions

Stefania Boiano (freelance), Giuliano Gaia (freelance), Morgana Caldarini (Jargon), Italy p. 183

Interactive Character as a Virtual Tour Guide to an Online Museum Exhibition

Pilar de Almeida and Shigeki Yokoi, Nagoya University, Japan p. 191

Experiencing Art on the Web with Virtual Companions

Ido A. Iurgel, ZGDV e. V. (Computer Graphics Center), Germany p. 199

Delivering Digital Heritage

Using Cinematic Techniques in a Multimedia Museum Guide

M. Zancanaro, O. Stock, I. Alfaro, ITC-irst Italy p. 209

The Use of an Information Brokering Tool in an Electronic Museum Environment

Andreas Zimmermann, Andreas Lorenz, and Marcus Specht, Fraunhofer Institut for Applied Information Technology, Germany p. 217

The State of the Art in Museum Handhelds in 2003

Nancy Proctor and Chris Tellis, Antenna Audio, United Kingdom and USA p. 227

Designing Multi-Channel Web Frameworks for Cultural Tourism Applications: the MUSE Case Study

Franca Garzotto, Politecnico di Milano; Tullio Salmon Cinotti, Università di Bologna; and Massimiliano Pigozzi Casalecchio di Reno, Bologna, Italy p. 239

About the Authors

Authors’ Biographies p. 257

About the CD-ROM

Technical information p. 264

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