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Playsound.space: Inclusive Free Music Improvisations Using Audio Commons
TLDR
Results indicate that the system was found easy to use and supports creative collaboration and expressiveness irrespective of musical ability.
Keeping "InTOUCH": An Ongoing Co-design Project to Share Memories, Skills and Demands through an Interactive Table
We describe the first phases of an ongoing co-design project for a cooperative distributed space, based on multi-touch technologies, through which older adults engaged in the activities of
SPARQL Playground: A Block Programming Tool to Experiment with SPARQL
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This user interface attempts to close the gap between tools for the lay user that do not allow to express complex queries and overtly complex technical tools.
Collaborative multimedia content creation and sharing by older adults
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An ongoing co-design project for a collaborative distributed space, based on multi-touch technologies, through which older adults can explore self-produced and on-line multimedia resources for the production of short video clips to foster the active participation of older people.
A Streamlined Pipeline to Enable the Semantic Exploration of a Bookstore
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A pipeline that uses semantic enrichment and knowledge graph visualization techniques to enable the semantic exploration of an existing text corpus and is meant to be ready for use and consists of existing free software tools and free software code contributed by us.
Exploring a Text Corpus via a Knowledge Graph
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This work explores the idea of navigating the semantic relationships among extracted entities as a way to search a text corpus using a modular software system designed to offer a visual user interface for such navigation on top of an arbitrary corpus of textual documents.
Exploring the Historical Context of Graphic Symbols: the NOTAE Knowledge Graph and its Visual Interface
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It is argued that the availability of a navigable knowledge graph can ease the work of researchers at finding non trivial implications in data.
Playsound.space: enhancing a live performance tool with semantic recommendations
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An approach based on Semantic Web technologies to provide recommendations to Playsound users is presented, showing loosely coupled, independent software agents interoperating by means of a semantic publish/subscribe platform and a set of ontologies to describe agents, audio contents, input/output of audio analytics tools and recommendations.
Linked Data Queries as Jigsaw Puzzles: a Visual Interface for SPARQL Based on Blockly Library
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The jigsaw puzzle methaphor has been succesfully used in Blockly to teach programming to kids and its applicability to the problem of building SPARQL queries is discussed, through the presentation of a dedicated Blockly-based visual user interface.
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