15.180 new on WWW: digital video workshop

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 180.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2001 08:16:56 +0100
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: Managing Digital Video Workshop: Presentations Webcast

    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    August 13, 2001

                      Managing Digital Video Conference Workshop
                A Two-Day Workshop on Current and Emerging Standards
                          For Managing Digital Video Content


    >Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2001 11:34:11 -0400
    >From: Grace Agnew <grace.agnew@LIBVID2.LIBRARY.GATECH.EDU>


    Beginning Wednesday, August 15, 2001, at 8:00 a.m. EDT, presentations for the
    Managing Digital Video Conference Workshop will be available via webcast. You
    will need a RealVideo player, which may be downloaded via the conference

    The webcast is also linked from the above address. Powerpoint presentations
    will be hyperlinked to the agenda whenever available, so that you may follow

    Managing Digital Video Content is a two-day workshop focusing on current and
    emerging standards for managing digital video, including the ViDe Dublin Core
    application profile for digital video, digital rights management, the Open
    Archives Initiative Protocol and MPEG-7.

    The keynote speakers are Dr. Clifford Lynch, Director of the Coalition for
    Networked Information and Dr. Jane Hunter, Project Manager of the MAENAD
    Multimedia Asset Management Project at the Distributed Systems Technology
    Center, University of Queensland, Australia.

    Clifford Lynch is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of
    Science and the National Information Standards Organization. He is a
    co-author of Digital Dilemma: Intellectual Property in the Information
    Infrastructure. Dr Lynch will be speaking on "Globally Sharing Information
    Assets" on Wednesday, August 15, 9:30-10:45 EDT

    Jane Hunter is a principal investigator on the Harmony International Digital
    Library Project and is an active member of the MPEG-7 working group, where she
    has chaired and edited the MPEG-7 Description Definition Language. She is
    currently managing several projects involving both the filtering of digital
    video satellite broadcasts and search and retrieval of video archives using
    MPEG-7. Her presentation is titled: "MPEG-7: Transforming Digital Video Asset
    Description." She will be speaking on Thursday, August 16, 9:15-10:30 EDT.
    For other speakers and presentations, please see the conference agenda at the
    URL above.

    Apologies for any cross-postings!
    Grace Agnew


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