Tugce Karatas

Tugce Karatas
Università degli Studi di Torino | UNITO · Dipartimento di Informatica

Doctor of Philosophy candidate


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Tugce Karatas is a researcher with a background in design and curating. As a Ph.D. fellow in Technologies for Cultural Heritage doctoral programme at University of Torino, she continues her research and experiments with a focus on an interdisciplinary approach to cultural heritage through digital technologies.
November 2018 - November 2021
October 2012 - February 2014
Kingston University London
Field of study
  • Curating Contemporary Design
November 2009 - June 2012


Publications (5)
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Archaeological studies are a trans-disciplinary endeavor, where a number of different scientists collaborate to get a reasonable account of material artefacts, through the various phases of recovery, analysis, and, recently, also exhibition. A large amount of digital data support the whole process, and there is a high value of keeping the coherence...
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This paper addresses the importance of the curation of cultural heritage data that bear the content of the visual interfaces. Digital curation is an operational process that has been recently appointed as a practical method for the account of digital data that arise in cultural heritage projects. The goal of the paper is to state the importance of...
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Cultural heritage management is a multiple-perspective enterprise where several disciplines and practices contribute to successful dissemination and communication. Digital data in support of cultural heritage management are addressed by the digital curation process, which has been emerging to account for the diversity of disciplinary communities an...
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This research explores immersive experiences in the context of cultural heritage exhibitions with an interdisciplinary approach through design, curation, and digital sciences. We have a twofold goal: on the one hand, we examine digital interpretive tools of cultural heritage exhibits that realize an effective communication and multisensory experien...


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The research addresses the impact of digital technologies on the realization cultural heritage projects, especially in the experience of exhibitions; in this respect, it also investigates the origins and changing interpretations of the term ‘digital curation’. The specific research goal is the development of a framework for the realization of cultural heritage projects through semantics and user experience.
Digital curation in cultural heritage (CH) organizations is becoming more and more established as a practice as empirical research into tools, techniques, skills, standards and best practices in particular contexts emerge. This research is twofold: - formulates a definition of digital curation and the involved activities wıth the roles and responsibilities of the digital curators - unpacks the notions of semantic encoding and argues for the importance of data lifecycle and metadata for digital curation.