City-Stories: Combining Entity Linking, Multimedia Retrieval, and Crowdsourcing to Make Historical Data Accessible

Authors
Laura Rettig, Shaban Shaban, Loris Sauter, Philippe Cudré-Mauroux, Maria Sokhn, Heiko Schuldt
Type
In Proceedings
Date
2021/5
Appears in
Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Web Engineering (ICWE 2021)
Location
Biarritz, France (held virtually)
Abstract

Digitized historical image collections as provided by individuals or memory institutions often suffer from limited or a complete lack of metadata. In this paper, we present the City-Stories system that combines entity linking, multimedia retrieval, and crowdsourcing to make historical images searchable even across collections.