Text encoding - descriptive

project: An English/Greek terminology for the structures and materials of Byzantine and Greek bookbinding

Research problem: To compile a definitive bilingual glossary to describe Byzantine/Greek bookbindings by combining both the existing partial and conflicting terminologies and the new terms necessitated by the St. Catherine's library survey. Aims and objectives: The overall objective of the project is the production of a bilingual glossary to describe the structure and materials of Byzantine/Greek bookbinding. Several secondary aims must be achieved for the project to be successful. These are: * inputting the collected data from the St. [read more]

event: Annotating Image Archives To Support Literary Research


A workshop organized by Omer Rana, University of Cardiff.

The aim of this workshop is 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: [read more...]

event: Corpus Approaches to the Language of Literature


Organized and run by Martin Wynne, Oxford Text Archive, Oxford University.

The workshop aimed to disseminate advanced methods in linguistic analysis using linguistic corpora to researchers in literary studies. [read more...]

event: Development of Skills in Advanced Text Encoding with TEI P5


Organized by Lou Burnard, James Cummings and Sebastian Rahtz for the TEI at the Oxford University Computer Services, under the auspices of the Research Technologies Service. [read more...]

project: A revised and augmented edition of P H Sawyer's catalogue of Anglo-Saxon charters

"Peter Sawyer’s Anglo-Saxon Charters: an Annotated List and Bibliography was first published in 1968. It provided a comprehensive, systematic and accurate guide to the entire corpus of charters, and immediately transformed the study of the subject. Charters were previously known by their numbers in the great nineteenth-century editions by Kemble (KCD) and Birch (BCS); now they are invariably known by their number in ‘Sawyer’, e.g. S 876. The revision and updating of Sawyer’s catalogue began in the early 1990s. [read more]

project: Digitisation and Access Enhancement of the Tibetan Dunhuang Manuscripts at the British Library

"Following extensive excavations in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, tens of thousands of manuscripts, paintings, textiles and other artefacts dating from 100 BC - AD 1200 were found in the Library Cave at Dunhuang and at numerous other ancient Silk Road cities, temples and tombs in the Taklamakan and Gobi deserts. These constitute a fragile but very rich source of information about religion, art, history, politics, trade, science, culture and social life on the Eastern Silk Road around the first millennium AD. [read more]

event: TEI@20: 20 Years of Supporting the Digital Humanities

01/11/2007 08:00
03/11/2007 17:00

Three days of invited speakers, panels, presentations, poster sessions, software and tools demonstrations, special interest group meetings, plus the TEI business meeting and elections. There will also be one day of pre-meeting workshops.

University of Maryland Libraries, University of Maryland, College Park, just outside of Washington, D.C. [read more...]

event: Can computers ever read ancient texts?

03/08/2007 16:30
03/08/2007 18:30

Digital Classicist/ICS Work in Progress Seminar, Summer 2007 - Melissa Terras (University College London) [read more...]

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