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Web Services

The Internet, as most people use it, consists out of texts. These might be enriched by multimedia content, but web pages are generally nothing else but texts written in HTML so that they can be rendered by Web Browsers like the Internet Explorer. ...

Briefing Paper - tobiasb - 02/11/2008 - 14:14 - 170 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups

Digital Tools for Archaeology

The use of computers in archaeology has a lengthy history and practitioners within the discipline can claim, with some justification, that both the technology they use and the methods that they’ve adopted have more of a relationship to scientific ...

Briefing Paper - neil.grindley - 19/11/2008 - 16:39 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Digital Tools and Electronic Texts

The principle areas that this paper will focus on are the digital tools and techniques that have been developed to acquire, process, analyze and present text in digital formats. For the purposes of this paper, the texts in question are originally ...

Briefing Paper - neil.grindley - 28/07/2008 - 17:14 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

SABIP Report on the economics of copyright and digitisation

The Strategic Advisory Board For Intellectual Property Policy (SABIP) has recently published a report that examines the theoretical and empirical research on the economics of copyright and digitisation. It also identifies areas where further research is ...

Briefing Paper - garethknight - 09/06/2010 - 09:55 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

What's in the Art Historian's Tool Kit?

This paper explores how art historians' research and analysis may benefit from the use of technology-led solutions pursued by colleagues in other fields. This paper was given in a modified form by Neil Grindley at the Digital Resources for the ...

Briefing Paper - neil.grindley - 06/05/2010 - 14:58 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

VRE

Virtual Research Environments (VREs) are infrastructural frameworks which bring together distributed tools and resources for a specific purpose, or for a specific group of users. This is a logical response to a number of developments in research p ...

Briefing Paper - stuartdunn - 02/11/2008 - 14:14 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Digital Tools for Musicology

This paper introduces, and reflects on, a selection of recent and current technical approaches to musicology with a view to promoting and encouraging the use of ICT techniques for research within the discipline. In all arts and humanities discip ...

Briefing Paper - neil.grindley - 28/11/2008 - 10:14 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Ontologies

Ontologies and what they are not If one would had entered ontology in to Google in February 2006, the first most relevant hit would had been Thomas Grubers by now classical explanation on ontologies. His short answer is that an ontology is ...

Briefing Paper - tobiasb - 02/11/2008 - 14:13 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups

Grid

Vision and history of the Grid Grid is about sharing resources and services. The name Grid originates from the electrical power grid. It stands for the vision about future computer infrastructures: Advanced computing technologies should beco ...

Briefing Paper - tobiasb - 02/11/2008 - 14:13 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups

Access Grid

The Access Grid (AG) is a global network of internet-enabled locations, or nodes, equipped with AV hardware 'microphones, cameras and projectors' linked by an arrangement of computers over the grid. A group of connected nodes using this equipment ...

Briefing Paper - stuartdunn - 02/11/2008 - 14:13 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups