University of Washington Exploration Seminar Program '12

During the summer of 2012, 26 students from the University of Washington (School of Information) visited visiting the Netherlands on their Exploration Seminar Program. Part of this program is a series of lectures hosted by the Erasmus Studio on various topics.

Tuesday 21 August 2012

1. Audiovisual Content Exploitation in the Networked Information Society

Roeland Ordelman (Sound and Vision, Hilversum)

Thursday 23 August 2012

2. Recent Trends in Data Visualization

Clement Levallois (EUR) & Jan Willem Tulp

Tuesday 28 August 2012

3. Arranging Audiovisual Archives and Assumptions on Digital Skills of the Audience

Stef Scagliola (EUR / ESHCC)

Monday 3 September 2012

4. Metadata: Holy Grail or Heavy Burden?

Dolf Treischnigg (University of Twente)

Tuesday 4 September 2012

5. Visualising History: Images We Share

Martijn Kleppe (EUR / ESHCC)

Tuesday 11 September 2012

6. Measuring Science

Andrea Scharnhorst (DANS / KNAW e-Humanities group)

Tuesday 11 September 2012

7. Interfaces into Collections

Andrea Scharnhorst (DANS / KNAW e-Humanities group)

Thursday 13 September 2012

8. Will e-Research Make the Scientific Method Obsolete?

Paul Wouters (University of Leiden / CWTS )

In addition to the lectures above, the students also had guided tours to the following sites:

  1. Erasmus University Library (Rotterdam)
  2. Mundaneum (Mons, Belgium)
  3. Royal Library (Den Haag)
  4. Netherlands Institute of Sound and Vision  (Hilversum)
  5. DOK Mediatheek (Delft)
  6. TU Delft Library (Delft)