Cataloguing and indexing

Describing resources using formal systems that record the semantics and syntax of the data, to allow it to be discovered and shared.

job: Visual Collections Research Assistant, University of Dublin

The Trinity Irish Art Research Centre (TRIARC) was established in 2003, within the Discipline of the History of Art, to promote research and education in Irish art history. As part of this remit the Centre has considerable archival holdings of research materials relating to Irish art from c. 800 AD to the present.

Holdings comprise a number of media, but of particular significance are the image collections which currently form the core of an ambitious digitisation project. The archive also includes a collection of around 2,000 books, catalogues and journals on Irish art. [read more...]

event: CatCod 2008


First International Workshop on Cataloguing and Coding of Spoken Language Data at Université d'Orléans, France.

Final program of the CatCod 2008 workshop.
Participation is free.

Jeudi 4 décembre

Time Program
10h30 Registration/Accueil

11h30 Welcome session/Bienvenue

12h00 Lunch at Agora restaurant/Déjeuner

13h30 invited speaker #1 [read more...]

eventresources: From Pigments to Pixels

Report from the Methods Network seminar on Visual Arts hosted by Mike Pringle (AHDS Visual Arts) at Chelsea College of Art and Design, 27 April 2006.

As ever greater numbers of images join the information superhighway, the visual arts research community’s reliance on electronic, rather than analogue, images will inevitably increase. This one day seminar brought together experts from a number of different disciplines to discuss:

* methods currently used for enabling the distribution and accessing of digital images in cyberspace [read more...]

eventresources: Word Frequency and Keyword Extraction

Report from the Methods Network seminar hosted by Tony McEnery, Department of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University (8 September 2005).

Word frequency has come to prominence as the availability of corpora has grown. Word frequency, and a focus upon relative word frequency through keyword analysis, are enabled by the availability of large quantities of machine readable text and appropriate searching software. However the approach to word frequency has changed in recent years to become more central to linguistic theory and to various applications of linguistics. [read more...]

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