Polifonia members collaborate with the Music Encoding Initiative (MEI)

Dr Meroño Peñuela shares insights on first session with the MEI Linked Data Interest Group

logo of Music Encoding Initiative (MEI)
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On 9th February, some members of Polifonia joined a collaborative writing session with the MEI Linked Data Interest Group. MEI, the Music Encoding Initiative, is a community-driven, open-source effort to define a system for encoding musical documents in a machine-readable structure; and has recently established a special Interest Group on achieving this with Linked Data. This is very relevant for Polifonia, since one of our main contributions is to deliver ontologies for musical objects and their historical contexts. Both the project and the interest group have many overlapping interests, and we hope we can continue collaborating in the future.

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