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eventresources: The Future of Information Technology in Music Research and Practice

Report on the Methods Network workshop run by Dave Meredith, Goldsmiths College, University of London, 8 September 2006.

The goals of this workshop were:

  • To identify worthwhile goals for future inter-disciplinary projects involving collaboration between technologists and music researchers and practitioners.
  • To raise awareness among leading music researchers and practitioners of the ways in which technology can (and cannot) be used to improve musical research and practice.

eventresources: Large Scale Manuscript Digitization

Report from the workshop organized by Peter Robinson, Institute of Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing, Birmingham University, and Marilyn Deegan, Centre of Computing in the Humanities, King's College London (5 June 2006). [read more...]

eventresources: 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. [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: Virtual History and Archaeology

Report, abstracts and audio recordings from the Methods Network seminar, hosted by Mark Greengrass, Executive Director, Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield University.

This seminar brought together specialists in the application of ICT to the historical and archaeological domains. The programme focussed on three subjects: the past and virtual representation of place and time; the past and virtual representation of texts; the past and representation of objects and events.

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...]

eventresources: 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. [read more...]

eventresources: 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 literature and illustrations), and members of the computer science community focusing on Semantic Web and CBIR technologies:

* to better understand how individuals from different user groups (historians, cultural critics, journalists, researchers in literature and arts, social scientists) interpret mid-Victorian illustrations; [read more...]

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