The Section Digital Solutions is concerned with all aspects of digital data of the Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence. We enable the collaboration of partners in Africa, Europe, and elsewhere. One of our main objectives is the creation of a digital research environment for the integration and collaboration of different partners from various disciplines, institutions and geographic locations. ...more
African Alphabets of the Bayreuth Cluster (AABC) provides mobiles and desktop PCs (Windows and iOS) with keyboards for all common African languages and scripts. For more information and the download link for the all devices (Windows / Mac / android / iOS) please click here.
The widely used definition of ontologies from Gruber as a “specification of a conceptualization”  shows that in the field of knowledge representation an ontology is a concrete system in contrast to philosophy. The Digital Solutions Team understands ontologies in the sense used in the context of the Semantic Web. It is a system which orders the concepts of some world in a hierarchical structure. These concepts and their instances can have specific properties and can be related with each other. ...more
Being one of the youngest universities in Germany, one might not expect the University of Bayreuth to hold extensive object and media collections brought together by its researchers or bequeathed by related associations. But far from it! ...more
The African Cluster Centres (ACCs) in Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya, Burkina Faso and some partners in Brazil have vast amount of data, such as the open access African Music Journal and the International Library of African Music (ILAM) archive. ...more