The use of aerial photographs of World War II to create historical maps gave us the idea of creating a database of historical information browsable by geographical and historical paradigms.The acquisition of historical information will cover from semantic web, social web, and web data mining techniques.An important source of news may be derived from the implementation of a social system for collecting memories.
The Purpose of the project “VISITO Tuscany” is to investigate and realize technologies able to offer an interactive and customized advanced tour guide service to visit the cities of art in Tuscany.
Within the domain of “Intelligent Transport Systems IPERMOB proposes a multi-tier approach for developing an Information System for urban mobility.
Specifically IPERMOB proposes low-cost wireless technology (WSN) and image processing techniques to estimate traffic-related information.
In IPERMOB vehicular networks (IEEE 802.11a/p) will be interoperated with WSN (IEEE 802.15.4) and connected to a centralized database through wide band 5 GHz link (IEEE 802.11h).
As tested, IPERMOB will provide real-time information about parking availability and vehicle flows on the landside of the International Airport of Tuscany (Pisa).
SAPIR extends the power of web searches beyond centralized text and metadata searches to include distributed audio-visual content.
SAPIR aims at breaking this technological barrier by developing a large-scale, distributed P2P architecture that will make it possible to search audio-visual content using the query-by-example paradigm. A common framework for feature extraction from all media contents will be developed for similarity search and ranking along all supported media. To address scalability issues, we will develop a P2P architecture where features can be extracted in one peer and pushed to an indexing peer. The P2P architecture will provide a scalable indexing structure that can be used for multi-feature search.
On the web, cultural heritage content is everywhere, in traditional environments such as libraries, museums, galleries and audiovisual archives, but
also in popular magazines and newspapers, in multiple languages and multiple media. The aim of the MultiMatch project is to enable users to explore and interact with
online accessible cultural heritage content, across media types and languages boundaries.