Conference Papers and Presentations


Roth, Martin and Zoltan Kacsuk (2021). Who populates Japanese Visual Media? A census of fictional characters based on fan-created data. Presented online at the 16th International Conference of the European Association for Japanese Studies, Ghent University, 24-28 August 2021. Presentation slides.

Malmsheimer, Tobias (2021). Pubby: front end for RDF data. Presented at Mini-Elag 2021, Online, 30 June 2021. Presentation slides.

Roth, Martin, Magnus Pfeffer, Luca Bruno, Senan Kiryakos, and Zoltan Kacsuk (2021). Mapping Japanese Visual Media: Collaborating with enthusiast communities to open new research paths. Presented at Mechademia International Conference: Kyoto 2021, Online, 5-6 June 2021. Presentation slides, video.

Kiryakos, Senan and Pfeffer, Magnus (2021). “Japanese Visual Media Graph: Providing Researchers with Data from Enthusiast Communities . Presented at FanLIS 2021 Symposium: Building Bridges, Online, 20th May 2021. Presentation slides, video.

Kiryakos, Senan, and Magnus Pfeffer (2021). The Benefits of RDF and External Ontologies for Heterogeneous Data: A Case Study Using the Japanese Visual Media Graph. In T. Schmidt & C. Wolff (Eds.), Information between Data and Knowledge. Information Science and its Neighbors from Data Science to Digital Humanities. Proceedings of the 16th International Symposium of Information Science (ISI 2021) (pp. 308–320). Regensburg, Germany, 8th—10th March 2021.: Glückstadt: Verlag Werner Hülsbusch. PDF


Kacsuk, Zoltan. Revisiting “Otaku: Japan’s Database Animals” twenty years on: Can we use fan created databases to test one of Hiroki Azuma’s central arguments? Presented online at JADH2020: “A New Decade in Digital Scholarship: Microcosms and Hubs”, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka University, 20-22 November 2020. Presentation, abstract.


Pfeffer, Magnus, and Martin Roth. “Japanese Visual Media Graph: Providing Researchers with Data from Enthusiast Communities.” In 2019 Proceedings of the International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, edited by Koraljka Golub, Marcia Zeng, Paul Walk, Sam Oh, and Tom Baker, 136–41. Seoul, Korea: Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), 2020.
Poster paper.