Sam H. Minelli

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Knowledge and perspective are both conceived within, and given birth to, within particular cultures, and so these two things usually take the form, and indeed the very likeness, of the culture in which they are held. That's why, when the world's culture was made of small, self-contained modules, access to information, and thus the processes of libraries,(More)
A collection of digital items such as images, videos, audios, documents, does not constitute an exhibition: only when the items are carefully selected to illustrate a topic, and are tied together in a narrative or a logical itinerary, they constitute a digital exhibition. Digital exhibitions can be edited in such a way that they can provide alternative or(More)
4 1 Italian Istituto centrale per il catalogo unico delle biblioteche (ICCU), {mariateresa.natale}@beniculturali.it 2 GruppoMeta 3 PACKED vzw {barbara}@packed.be 4 i2CAT {marc.aguilar}@i2cat.es Abstract Archives and cultural institutions store, preserve and manage large and invaluable amount of documentation of human history and cultures (photographs,(More)
As long as innovative channels are going to be accessible, the digital archives need to integrate new technologies and services for digital image processing and delivery. The possibility to search images by means of features and other images and not only with keywords, seems to be an important challenge. The Alinari's image-archive research department is(More)
The advanced access to different databases by means of one single interface has become a critical and important requirement for most archives and content providers. This paper describes an application case for a system architecture capable of retrieving large and diversified contents by means of innovative networking and search engines based on the Qimera(More)
The diagnosis of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) in febrile patients with indwelling central venous catheters (CVCs) needs improvement. To diagnose CRBSIs more efficiently, we have developed a novel culture approach using the catheter tips removed from febrile patients. CVCs and blood cultures from 1,070 patients with only CVC-related(More)