Tag Archives: L. Boltzmann Institute

Mapping the Archive

Evelyn Münster, Jaume Nualart, Dietmar Offenhuber, Moritz Stefaner, Gerhard Dirmoser This project presents the results of an interdisciplinary investigation of the Prix Ars Electronica archive in the form of interactive and static visualizations of information. The archive is examined on three levels: total submissions since 1987 as a quantitative analysis, the jury process as a social network analysis, and the winning projects and their context in accordance with art scholarship. The project is a collaboration between the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute Media.Art.Research. and Ars Electronica. More…

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A Timeline of Audiovisual Culture

Related to the See this Sound exhibition, The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute created on an encyclopedia of audiovisual culture during the last three years. As a installation in the exhibition, Stefan Schilcher and I created an interactive visualization showing the structural properties of the different texts, chapters in this encyclopedia. Credits: Visual Concept: Dietmar Offenhuber und Stefan Schilcher Programming: Stefan Schilcher Content: Sandra Naumann und Mario Röhrle more on the blog of see this sound.

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The Scent of Information – Symposium

This two-day expert meeting is dedicated to the discussion and comparison of new approaches to organize, analyze and visualize large bodies of archival information.  Archives like the ars electronica archive present themselves as massive collections of heterogeneous and, in some ways, conflicting data organized in many different formats. In order to make sense of this information, traditional database structures and query interfaces are not sufficient. At the same time, it becomes more and more important to connect and contextualize information resources that already exist. For…

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