Project Publications

Yang, Y. (2024), Datafication of audiovisual archives: from practice mapping to a thinking model, Journal of Documentation, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print.

Alliata, G., Hou, Y., Kenderdine, S. (2024) Augmenting Access to Embodied Knowledge Archives: A Computational Framework. DHQ Special Issue: Using Visual AI Applies to Digital Archives (ahead of print)

Alliata, G., Yang, Y., & Kenderdine, S. (2023). Augmenting the Metadata of Audiovisual Archives with NLP Techniques: Challenges and Solutions. Digital Humanities 2023: Book of Abstracts, 86-87.

Alliata, G., Kenderdine, S., Hibberd, L., & Mason, I. (2023). Towards immersive generosity: The need for a novel framework to explore large audiovisual archives through embodied experiences in immersive environments. PRESENCE: Virtual and Augmented Reality, 1-15

Yang, Y. (2023). Write What You Want: Applying Text-to-Video Retrieval to Audiovisual Archives. J. Comput. Cult. Herit. 16, 4, Article 81 (December 2023), 16 pages.

Yang, Y. and Zhang, L. (2023). Latent Wander: an Alternative Interface for Interactive and Serendipitous Discovery of Large AV Archives. In Proceedings of the 5th Workshop on analySis, Understanding and proMotion of heritAge Contents (SUMAC ’23). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 5–12.

Yang, Y. (2023). Encoding and Decoding Narratives: Datafication and Alternative Access Models for Audiovisual Archives. In Proceedings of the 31st ACM International Conference on Multimedia (MM ’23). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 9355–9359.

Yang, Y. (2023). Toward an Ontological Model for Audiovisual Archive Datafication. Archiving Conference,  2023,  pp 97 – 100,

Halter, G., Diehl, A., Pajarola, R. & Flückiger, B. (2022) Multi-level visual exploration of high-dimensional spaces. Technical Report IfI-2022.05, Department of Informatics, University of Zürich

Alliata, G. (2022). Redefining Access to Large Audiovisual Archives through Embodied Experiences in Immersive Environments: Creativity & Cognition 2022-Graduate Student Symposium. In Creativity and Cognition (pp. 679-683)

Alliata, G. and Yang, Y. (2022). Exploring large audiovisual archives through storytelling in an immersive environment: a conceptual framework. Storytelling – DARIAH Annual Event 2022, Athens, Greece and online. Zenodo.

Ciloglu, M. (2022) Unveiling the inner structures of the Montreux Jazz Festival concerts. Master’s thesis, Department of Informatics, University of Zürich

Satan, U. (2022) Visual patterns for runners of one of a kind. Master’s thesis, Department of Informatics, University of Zürich

Kenderdine, S. (2021). Experimental museology: Immersive visualization and cultural (big) data, in (eds) M. Achiam, M. Haldrup and K. Drotner, Experimental Museology Institutions, Representations, Users.  Abingdon: Routledge: 15-34.  10.4324/9780367808433. OA:

Kenderdine, S., I. Mason, I. & L. Hibberd. (2021). Computational archives for experimental museology. ‘RISE IMET 2021’ International Conference on Interactive Media, Smart Systems and Emerging Technologies, ‘Emerging technologies and the digital transformation of museums and heritage sites, June 2-4, 2021, Nicosia, Cyprus.

Fossati, G. and Saccone, K.. Hands On. Film Heritage in Transition. With Kate Saccone and Annaëlle Winand. In Encyclopedia of Film Techniques and Technologies. Edited by André Gaudreault, Laurent Le Forestier and Gilles Mouëllic. 2022 –

Previous Publications

Kenderdine, S., Shaw, J. & T. Gremmler, T. (2012) ‘Cultural Data Sculpting: Omnidirectional Visualization for Cultural Datasets’, in F.T. Marchese and E/ Banissi (eds), Knowledge Visualization Currents: From Text to Art to Culture. London: Springer-Verlag: 199-221.

Kenderdine, S. & T. Hart. (2014). ‘mARChive: Sculpting Museum Victoria’s Collections’, Museums and the Web: Proceedings, 2-5 April 2014, Baltimore.

Kenderdine, S., Au, O.K.C. & Shaw, J. (2011). ‘Cultural Data Sculpting: Omni-Spatial Visualization for Cultural Datasets’, in Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Information Visualisation, London: IEEE, pp. 570-579.

Kenderdine, S. & Hart, T. (2011) ‘Cultural Data Sculpting: Omni-Spatial Visualization for Large Scale Heterogeneous Datasets’, in Museums and the Web 2011: Proceedings, Philadelphia, 6-9 April.

Halter, G., Ballester-Ripoll, R., Flueckiger, B. and Pajarola, R. (2019), ‘VIAN: A Visual Annotation Tool for Film Analysis’. Computer Graphics Forum, 38: 119-129.

Arpatzoglou, Vasiliki; Kardara, Artemisio A; Diehl, Alexandra; Flückiger, Barbara; Helmer, Sven; Pajarola, R (2021). ‘DanceMoves: A Visual Analytics Tool for Dance Movement Analysis’, in Proceedings EuroVis Short Papers, Zürich, 14 June 2021 – 18 June 2021. Eurographics Association, 67-71.

Heftberger, A. “Exploring the Moving Image: The Role of Audiovisual Archives as Partners for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage Institutions,” Digital Humanities, Libraries, and Partnerships: A Critical Examination of Labor,Networks, and Community, pp. 45–57, Mar. 2018. Available:

Fossati, G. “Found Footage Filmmaking, Film Archiving and New Participatory Platforms,” in Found Footage: Cinema Exposed, M. Bloemheuvel, G. Fossati, and J. Guldemond, Eds. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2012, pp. 177–184.

Masson, E., Olesen, C.G., van Noord, N., & Fossati, G. (2020). ‘Exploring Digitized Moving Image Collections: The SEMIA Project, Visual Analysis and the Turn to Abstraction.’ Digital Humanities Quarterly , 14 (4). 

Kreiss, Sven; Bertoni, Lorenzo; Alahi, Alexandre. PifPaf: Composite Fields for Human Pose Estimation. Conference on computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 2019

 Adaimi, George; Kreiss, Sven; Alahi, Alexandre. Deep Visual Re-Identification with Confidence. Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies. 2021

Kreiss, Sven; Bertoni, Lorenzo; Alahi, Alexandre. OpenPifPaf: Composite Fields for Semantic Keypoint Detection and Spatio-Temporal Association. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 2021

 Mordan, Taylor; Cord, Matthieu; Pérez, Patrick; Alahi, Alexandre. Detecting 32 Pedestrian Attributes for Autonomous Vehicles. IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems. 2021

 Zauss, Duncan; Kreiss, Sven; Alahi, Alexandre. Keypoint Communities. International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV). 2021

 Xiong, Weijiang; Bertoni, Lorenzo; Mordan, Taylor; Alahi, Alexandre. Simple Yet Effective Action Recognition for Autonomous Driving. 11th Triennial Symposium on Transportation Analysis Conference (TRISTAN XI). 2022