Newsletter about the ARIADNE research infrastructure
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DANS presented ARIADNE at the Mappa Conference, Opening the Past 2013 in Pisa, Italy 15-17 June 2013.

An ARIADNE Workshop on data management planning and transnational access will be held at the EAA Conference, Pilsen,  4-7 Sept 2013. 

A workshop on "Ariadne infrastructure for Multimedia data: matching technologies and user needs" is also planned for October.

See the Events page for further archaeological conferences, workshops and seminars.


A new Services section has been added to the ARIADNE website listing the available services for archaeologists to enable access to the research infrastructure. These  include ADS services, AIAC and FASTI online, ARACHNE and ZENON. 

Training opportunities will also be advertised here.


The Traces of the Past Exhibition was jointly organised by the Discovery Programme and Dublin City Council and highlights key cultural heritage sites in Ireland captured by a range of techniques including aerial photography, LIDAR and satellite imagery.

Ariadne is funded by the European Commission’s
7th Framework Programme

Dr Julian Richards (ADS) and Prof. Franco Niccolucci (PIN)

Welcome to the first ARIADNE Newsletter.  There will be three newsletters a year over the four year lifetime of the ARIADNE Infrastructure project highlighting our achievements as well as providing information on Workshops, Transnational Access for researchers and online services along with opportunities for joint research. Part of the ARIADNE remit is to build a community and provide information via a variety of channels – join our LinkedIn Group and follow ARIADNE on Twitter to keep up to date with developments and join the discussions. 

ARIADNE Kicks Off in Rome

The project to establish the ARIADNE Research Infrastructure began on 1st February 2013 with the kick-off meeting being held in Rome. Read the full article.

ARIADNE Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

One of the Initial tasks of ARIADNE is to identify a set of Special Interest Groups. The current survey results have identified the initial following topics:
1.     Monument & Excavation Data
2.     Artefact Data
3.     Semantics & Metadata
4.     Linked Data
5.     Grey Literature
6.     Archaeological Science Data
7.     Remote Sensing & Spatial Data
8.     3D & Visualization
9.     Digital Archaeology: Research Practices and Methods

Dedicated sections will be set up over the following months on the ARIADNE website for the SIGs - watch this space!

DARIAH welcomes ARIADNE as an affiliated project

ARIADNE is welcomed as an important player representing archaeology in the Digital Research Infrastructure for Arts and Humanities. Read the full article.
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