Sinds de opmars van internet en cd-rom kent iedereen de voordelen maar ook de onvolkomenheden van zoekmachines. De ontsluiting van het wereldwijde digitale archief laat nog veel te wensen over. Is het al lastig teksten toegankelijk te maken voor gebruikers, veel complexer is de automatische beschrijving en ontsluiting van audiovisueel materiaal. Kan software de documentalist vervangen?----The image, word and algorithm. The opportunities and limitations ofautomatic indexingSince the advance of the Internet and CD-ROM, everyone knows the advantages and imperfections of search engines. Accessing the worldwide digital archive still leaves a lot to be desired. Where there are currently problems making texts available to users, the automatic description and accessibility of audio-visual material is far more complex. Annemieke de Jong of the Computerisation and Digitalisation project team of the Netherlands Audio-Visual Archive answers the question of whether software can replace the documentalist.

audiovisual archives, access
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis
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TMG Journal for Media History; Vol 3, No 2 (2000): Audiovisuele archivering; 113-137

de Jong, Annemieke. (2000). Het beeld, het woord en de algoritmen. Mogelijkheden en beperkingen van automatische indexering. Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis, 3(2), 113–137. doi:10.18146/tmg.484