Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Advances in Multimedia
Volume 2013, Article ID 276354, 14 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/276354
Research Article

The Safeguard of Audio Collections: A Computer Science Based Approach to Quality Control—The Case of the Sound Archive of the Arena di Verona

1Department of Computer Science, University of Verona, Strada Le Grazie 15, 34134 Verona, Italy
2Department of Information Engineering, University of Padova, Via G. Gradenigo 6/b, 35131 Padova, Italy
3Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Udine, Via delle Scienze 206, 33100 Udine, Italy
4Department of Industrial Engineering-Chemical Sector, University of Padova, Via F. Marzolo 9, 35131 Padova, Italy

Received 20 April 2013; Revised 21 October 2013; Accepted 14 November 2013

Academic Editor: Jianping Fan

Copyright © 2013 Federica Bressan et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. N. Orio, L. Snidaro, S. Canazza, and G. L. Foresti, “Methodologies and tools for audio digital archives,” International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 201–220, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. Orcalli, “On the methodologies of audio restoration,” Journal of New Music Research, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 307–322, 2001. View at Google Scholar
  3. IFLA, “Audiovisual and multimedia section: guidelines for digitization projects: for collections and holdings in the public domain, particularly those held by libraries and archives,” Tech. Rep., International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), Hague, the Netherlands, 2002. View at Google Scholar
  4. IASA-TC 03, “The safeguarding of the audio heritage: ethics, principles and preservation strategy,” Tech. Rep., International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives (IASA), Hague, the Netherlands, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  5. W. D. Storm, “The establishment of international re-recording standards,” Phonographic Bulletin, vol. 27, pp. 26–37, 1980. View at Google Scholar
  6. G. Boston, Safeguarding the Documentary Heritage. A Guide to Standards, Recommended Practices and Reference Literature Related to the Preservation of Documents of All Kinds, UNESCO, Washington, DC, USA, 1988.
  7. IFLA/UNESCO, “Safeguarding our documentary heritage/conservation preventive du patrimoine documentaire,” UNESCO “Memory of the World” Programme, French Ministry of Culture and Communication, Paris, France, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  8. E. Cohen, “Preservation of audio in folk heritage collections in crisis,” in Proceedings of Council on Library and Information Resources, Washington, DC, USA, 2001.
  9. C. Becker, H. Kulovits, M. Guttenbrunner, S. Strodl, A. Rauber, and H. Hofman, “Systematic planning for digital preservation: evaluating potential strategies and building preservation plans,” International Journal on Digital Libraries, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 133–157, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. A. T. McCray and M. E. Gallagher, “Principles for digital library development,” Communications of the ACM, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 48–54, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  11. M. J. Addis, F. Choi, and A. Miller, “Planning the digitisation, storage and access of large scale audiovisual archives,” in Ensuring Longterm Preservation and Adding Value to Scientific and Technical Data, The Royal Society, Edinburgh, UK, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  12. S. Strodl, P. Petrov, M. Greifeneder, and A. Rauber, “Automating logical preservation for small institutions with hoppla,” in Proceedings of the 14th European Conference (ECDL '10), pp. 124–135, Glasgow, UK, 2010.
  13. L. Duranti, “Interpares3-team Canada final report,” Tech. Rep., University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  14. F. Bressan, A. Roda, S. Canazza, and F. Fontana, “Toward an informed procedural approach to the preservation of audio documents: the case of the “Fondazione Arena di Verona” archive,” in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Intangible Heritage and Sharing Cultures, S. Lira, R. Amoeda, and C. Pinheiro, Eds., pp. 177–185, Green Lines Institute, Tomar, Portugal, 2011.
  15. D. Schüller, “Preserving the facts for the future: principles and practices for the transfer of analog audio documents into the digital domain,” Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, vol. 49, no. 7-8, pp. 618–621, 2001. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  16. M. Factor, E. Henis, D. Naor et al., “Authenticity and provenance in long term digital preservation: modeling and implementation in preservation aware storage,” in Proceedings of the 1st Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance, San Francisco, Calif, USA, 2009.
  17. CNRS/UTC, “CASPAR consortium: report on OAIS-access model,” Tech. Rep., Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) and University of Technology of Compiègne (UTC), Compiègne, France, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  18. J. von Arb and L. Gaustad, “Guidelines on the production and preservation of digital audio objects-optimizing quality access through digital preservation practice,” in Proceedings of the World Library and Information Congress: 71st IFLA General Conference and Council. Libraries-A Voyage of Discovery, K. Bradley, Ed., pp. 1–12, IFLA, Oslo, Norway, 2005.
  19. IASA, The IASA Cataloguing Rules, IASA Editorial Group, Vienna, Austria, 1999.
  20. IASA, “Task force to establish selection criteria of analogue and digital audio contents for transfer to data formats for preservation purposes,” Tech. Rep., IASA, Vienna, Austria, 2003. View at Google Scholar
  21. C. Brandi, Theory of Restoration, Arte e Restauro, Nardini, Italy, 2005.
  22. R. Hess, “Tape degradation factors and challenges in predicting tape life,” ARSC Journal, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 240–274, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  23. M. Casey, “Media preservation survey-a report,” Tech. Rep., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind, USA, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  24. S. Norris, “Tape baking (contribution to stanford university’s audio preservation manual ‘Introduction to Audio Preservation’),” Tech. Rep., Stanford University, Stanford, Calif, USA, 2007. View at Google Scholar
  25. R. M. Silverstein, F. X. Webster, and D. Kiemle, Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds, John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY, USA, 7th edition, 2005.
  26. J. D. Menczel and R. B. Prime, Thermal Analysis of Polymers: Fundamentals and Applications, Wiley and Sons, New York, NY, USA, 2009.
  27. H. N. Bertram and E. F. Cuddihy, “Kinetics of the humid aging of magnetic recording tape,” IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 993–999, 1982. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  28. J. Bigourdan, J. M. Reilly, K. Santoro, and G. Salesin, “The preservation of magnetic tape collections: a perspective,” NEH Grants PA-50123-03, Image Permanence Institute, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY, USA, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  29. http://www.eye-tech.it/.
  30. F. Bressan, S. Canazza, and D. Salvati, “The Vicentini sound archive of the Arena di Verona Foundation: a preservation and restoration project,” in Proceedings of the Workshop on Exploring Musical Information Spaces (WEMIS) in conjunction with ECDL 2009, pp. 1–6, Corfu, Greece, 2009.
  31. R. Edmonson, Audiovisual Archiving: Philosophy and Principles, UNESCO, Paris, France, 2004.
  32. M. Casey, “Facet (field audio collection evaluation tool)-procedures manual version 1.0,” Tech. Rep., Indiana University, Bloomington, Ind, USA, 2008, http://www.dlib.indiana.edu/projects/sounddirections/facet/facet_procedures.pdf. View at Google Scholar
  33. R. Galasso and E. Giffi, “La documentazione fotografica delle schede di catalogo-metodologie e tecniche di ripresa,” Tech. Rep., Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo e la Documentazione (ICCD)-Ministero dei Beni e Delle Attività Culturali, Rome, Italy, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  34. F. Bressan and S. Canazza, “A systemic approach to the preservation of audio documents: methodology and software tools,” Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 2013, Article ID 489515, 21 pages, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  35. F. Bressan and S. Canazza, “Towards a procedure for quality control on large collections of digitized audio data: the case of the ‘Fondazione Arena di Verona’,” Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol. 247, pp. 103–113, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  36. M. Agosti, “Information access through search engines and digital libraries,” in The Information Retrieval Series, vol. 22 of Information Access using the Guide of User Requirements, pp. 1–12, Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  37. KEA European Affairs, “Study on the economy of culture in europe,” General Research and Documents on the Institution-Scientific Studies and Theses, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, 2006. View at Google Scholar