2006 International Conference on
Digital Archive Technologies (ICDAT2006)


Main Theme: Bridging Technology and Content in Digital Archives


19-20 October 2006
Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica,
Taipei, Taiwan

Sponsored by
R & D of  Technology Division, National Digital Archives Program
Office, Taiwan

Content Development Division, National Digital Archives Program Office, Taiwan
Academia Sinica,
National Science
Council, Taiwan

Association for Computational Linguistics and Chinese Language Processing, Taiwan


URL: http://www.iis.sinica.edu.tw/ICDAT06

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About the Conference


      Digital archives/libraries are widely recognized as a crucial component of a global information infrastructure for the new century. Research and development projects in many parts of the world are concerned about using advanced information technologies for managing and manipulating digitized cultural heritage and valuable documents, ranging from data storage, preservation, indexing, searching, presentation, and dissemination capabilities to organizing and sharing of such valuable content over networks. ICDAT 2006 is the fourth in a series of International Conferences on Digital Archive Technologies sponsored by the National Digital Archives Program in Taiwan. The goal of this conference is to provide unique opportunities for participants to share their research results and best practice experiences in the utilization of advanced technologies for and the approaches to the development of digital archives/libraries/museums.





      The main theme of ICDAT 2006 focuses on bridging the technology and content in digital archives. The intended community includes those interested in technologies and tools for advanced digital archive systems, new knowledge about content archives, preservation and sharing, best practices of content development in digital archives, and applications of digital archive technologies. Participants are welcome from a variety of disciplines including computer sciences, library information sciences, archival sciences, museum studies and other related areas. 

      ICDAT 2006 features invited speeches and technical presentations from both international and domestic researchers on all topics related to digital archives/libraries/museums. Technical demonstrations and panel discussions are also organized to achieve better interactions among participants. The technical issues to be addressed include, but are not limited to:


1. Digital archive technologies for enhancing multimedia delivery and presentation, system collaboration and interoperability, and multimedia information retrieval.

2. Case studies exemplifying the technology and content development in libraries, museums, archival organizations, governments, education, and culture.

3. Metadata architecture of digital archive systems and related applications.



Conference Venue and Date


The conference will be held at Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, on October 19-20, 2006.



Conference Chairman


Dr. Der-Tsai Lee, Academia Sinica



Program Co-Chairs


Prof. Chu-Song Chen, Academia Sinica
Prof. Hsin-Min Wang, Academia Sinica
Prof. Peng-sheng Chiu, Academia Sinica
Prof. Daw-Ming Lee, Taipei National University of the Arts



Contact Person


Ms. Tze-Hui Huang
Institute of Information Science
Academia Sinica, Nankang,
Taipei, Taiwan
Tel: 886-2-27883799 ext. 1654
Fax: 886-2-27824814
E-mail: mandyhth@iis.sinica.edu.tw