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Jeff Rothenberg

Researcher in Residence (2002)

Emulation test case as part of the Variable Media Network

Jeff Rothenberg will work to set up a test case for the preservation of artworks that use digital technology. He will also develop strategies for conducting such a test. As part of this research, he will define parameters for selecting the artwork while keeping in mind the desired outcome, which is to better anticipate the problems of preserving digital works.

Mr. Rothenberg serves as a senior computer scientist for the RAND corporation in Santa Monica, California. He has gained expertise in preserving digital archives and records and advises many national archives including the National Archives of the Netherlands. Mr. Rothenberg will act as senior researcher in the project and prepare our emulation test case as part of the Variable Media Network, a collaboration between the Daniel Langlois Foundation and the Guggenheim Museum in New York.

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