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SILKNOW. Silk heritage in the Knowledge Society: from punched cards to big data, deep learning and visual / tangible simulations

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Silk was a major factor for progress in Europe, mostly along the Western Silk Road’s network of production and market centres. Silk trade also allowed for exchange of ideas and innovations. Punched cards were first used in Jacquard silk looms, long before modern computers were even imagined. Today, too, fashion and high-end textile industries have a huge impact in the EU, reaching €525 billion in annual turnover. Silk, however, has become a seriously endangered heritage. Although many European specialized museums are devoted to its preservation, they usually lack size and resources to establish networks or connections with other collections. SILKNOW aims to produce an intelligent computational system that goes beyond current technologies in order to improve our understanding of European silk heritage. This legacy will be studied, showcased and preserved through the digital modelling of its weaving techniques (a “Virtual Loom”). Users will access the resulting information through visual and tangible simulations, and experience vastly enhanced search tools, providing better results through automatic visual recognition, advanced spatio-temporal visualization, multilingual and semantically enriched access to existing digital data. Thus, SILKNOW will improve the understanding of EU heritage and its rich diversity, applying next-generation ICT research to the needs of various users (museums, education, tourism, creative industries, media…), and preserving an intangible heritage (ancient weaving techniques) for younger generations. Its research activities and outputs will have direct impact in computer science and big data management, focusing on searching digital content in heterogeneous, multilingual and multimodal databases. SILKNOW will be possible only with the close cooperation of a multidisciplinary team, including areas as ICT, text analytics, image processing, semantics, big data, 3D printing, art history, terminology, textile fabrication and conservation.

Aufforderung zur Vorschlagseinreichung

H2020-SC6-CULT-COOP-2017-two-stage
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Koordinator

UNIVERSITAT DE VALENCIA
Adresse
Avenida Blasco Ibanez 13
46010 Valencia
Spanien
Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU-Beitrag
€ 615 880,50

Beteiligte (8)

GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER
Deutschland
EU-Beitrag
€ 289 625
Adresse
Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover
Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUT JOZEF STEFAN
Slowenien
EU-Beitrag
€ 319 625
Adresse
Jamova 39
1000 Ljubljana
Aktivitätstyp
Research Organisations
UNIVERSITA DEGLI STUDI DI PALERMO
Italien
EU-Beitrag
€ 206 688,75
Adresse
Piazza Marina 61
90133 Palermo
Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
INSTITUTO CERVANTES
Spanien
EU-Beitrag
€ 94 256,25
Adresse
Alcala 49
28014 Madrid
Aktivitätstyp
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
GARIN 1820 SOCIEDAD ANONIMA
Spanien
EU-Beitrag
€ 99 437,50
Adresse
C/ Ramon De Villarroya 15
46113 Moncada Valencia
Aktivitätstyp
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EURECOM
Frankreich
EU-Beitrag
€ 288 375
Adresse
Route Des Chappes 450 Campus Sophiatech
06410 Biot
Aktivitätstyp
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE CNRS
Frankreich
EU-Beitrag
€ 307 985
Adresse
Rue Michel Ange 3
75794 Paris
Aktivitätstyp
Other
MONKEYFAB S.C.
Polen
EU-Beitrag
€ 168 187,50
Adresse
Gierdawska 6
04 837 Warszawa
Aktivitätstyp
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)