Citizen Science Archaeological Finds on the Semantic Web: The FindSampo Framework

Eero Hyvönen, Heikki Rantala, Esko Ikkala, Mikko Koho, Jouni Tuominen, Babatunde Anafi, Suzie Thomas, Anna Wessman, Eljas Oksanen, Ville Rohiola, Jutta Kuitunen, Minna Ryyppö

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FindSampo fosters collecting, sharing, publishing and studying archaeological finds discovered by the public. The framework includes the following: a mobile find-reporting system; a semantic portal for researchers, the public and collection managers to use; and a Linked Open Data service for creating custom data analyses and for application developers.

Original languageEnglish
Article numbere24
Issue number382
Number of pages7
Publication statusPublished - 21 Aug 2021
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • 113 Computer and information sciences
  • Finland
  • citizen science
  • metal detecting
  • archaeology
  • linked open data
  • Semantic Web

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