As information about the historical context of the object is currently not present in the museum database, we automati- cally enrich the database records with historical events from the “A Child in War” book by using information extraction techniques. Details of our approach can be found in [15, 10].

The historical event information is modeled according to the Simple Event Model (SEM) [16]. To maximize interoperabil- ity, SEM is aimed at minimal modelling of events (similar to the Event Ontology [9] and Lode [12]) but it has the added benefit of being compatible with other external, and complex vocabularies and event models.

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