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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 - 18:14 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Text Editing in a Digital Environment; plus Follow-up Seminar: Text Editing, Scholarship, Books and the Digital World

Reports and abstracts from the Methods Network Expert Seminar on Literature: Text Editing in a Digital Environment. Hosted by Marilyn Deegan and Harold Short, Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London, 24 March 2006. This seminar ...

Event resources - Torsten Reimer - 08/03/2010 - 15:29 - 1 comment - 3 attachments - 0 groups

Virtual Vellum

The Virtual Vellum project provides distributed access to research-quality digitisations of folios from the Chronicles of Jean Froissart, the principal historical source for the first phase of the 100 Years War between England and France. Images a ...

Case Study - stuartdunn - 02/11/2008 - 15:11 - 1 comment - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Development of Skills in Advanced Text Encoding with TEI P5

Report from the Methods Network workshop run by Lou Burnard, Sebastian Rahtz and James Cummings, Oxford University, 18-20 September 2006 This three-day workshop explored the development of skills in the application of text encoding techniques approp ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 08/03/2010 - 13:53 - 1 comment - 1 attachment - 0 groups

The Historical Thesaurus of English (HTE)

The Historical Thesaurus of English is the first historical thesaurus to be compiled for any of the world's languages. It intends to include almost the entire recorded vocabulary of English from Old English to the modern period, taken from the Oxf ...

Case Study - Hazel Gardiner - 11/06/2010 - 11:17 - 0 comments - 0 attachments - 0 groups

Using Large-Scale XML Corpora in Language and Literature

A Methods Network workshop organized by Lou Burnard, Oxford University Computing Services (26 November 2007). This one day workshop introduced the technologies needed to unlock the potential uses of large scale XML-encoded language corpora, with a p ...

Event resources - Torsten Reimer - 08/03/2010 - 13:59 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups

Annotating Image Archives to Support Literary Research

Report from the Methods Network workshop organized by Omer Rana, University of Cardiff (10 - 11 October 2007). The aim of this workshop was to bring together researchers within literary studies (particularly those focusing on nineteenth-century lite ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 08/03/2010 - 13:55 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups

Historical Text Mining

Report from the Methods Network workshop organized by Paul Rayson, Lancaster University and Dawn Archer, University of Central Lancashire, 20 -21 July 2006. One of the central intentions of the workshop was to establish a network of scholars from th ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 08/03/2010 - 13:48 - 0 comments - 12 attachments - 0 groups

Corpus Approaches to the Language of Literature

Report from the Methods Network workshop organized by the Oxford Text Archive, Oxford University, 17-18 May 2006 The workshop aimed to disseminate advanced methods in linguistic analysis using linguistic corpora to researchers in literary studies. ...

Event resources - Lydia Horstman - 08/03/2010 - 13:47 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups

Open Source Critical Editions

Report on the Methods Network workshop run by Juan Garces, Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King’s College, London, 22 September 2006. This workgroup explored the possibilities, requirements for, and repercussions of a new generation of digit ...

Event resources - Torsten Reimer - 08/03/2010 - 13:45 - 0 comments - 1 attachment - 0 groups