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wikipage: Electronic Publication (Electronic Texts)

As with many activities related to scholarly research, the production of electronic editions and archives - and the associated focus on technologies to assist with that process - has been closely (tho [read more...]

wikipage: Annotation (Art History)

Annotation in this context does not refer to textual markup procedures (i.e XML and its variants), but should be understood as providing a way for scholars to relate a thought or an idea to a particular area of an image or a piece of writing, in a number of different ways. [read more...]

wikipage: Access Grid (Art History)

Taking the idea of scholarly collaboration and interaction one stage further, an important development that is gaining ground in the context of the arts and humanities is the use of the Access Grid. It is often included as a component of the procedures and tools variously known as e-Science, Grid Computing or Research Computing, but it can in fact be comfortably isolated from those concepts for the purposes of clarity. [read more...]

wikipage: Collaborative Spaces and Dissemination Tools (Art History)

It is clear that researchers now have more ways than ever before of reaching out to their respective communities and receiving feedback. Wider adoption of voice over IP telephony systems such as Skype, Instant Messenger and iChat clearly create new possibilities for collaborative work whilst the increasing prevalence of wiki and blog based initiatives for projects will undoubtedly help researchers to formulate new modes of working. [read more...]

wikipage: Computational Methods (Art History)

The range of potential disciplines that art history can look to for help and guidance in the use of technology is encouraging and is much wider than the small sample of examples that are cited in this collection of wiki articles. [read more...]

wikipage: Content-Based Image Retrieval - CBIR (Art History)

A suggestion for an area of tools development voiced at the Methods Network Tools Development Workgroup (for a report see http://www.methodsnetwork.ac.uk/redist/pdf/wg1report.pdf) involved a method of carrying out automated image analysis. Taking inspiration from the TaPOR project which allows users to run a suite of text analysis tools against predefined or imported texts, it was suggested that a similar approach for image analysis might enable researchers to engage with images in new and interesting ways. [read more...]

wikipage: Data Capture (Electronic Texts)

As detailed in one of the other working papers in this series (Tools and Methods for Historical Research) digital methods for the bulk [read more...]

wikipage: Tools and Web Resources (History)

To address the question of what is currently available to historians, one must inevitably turn first to the Web for an overview of initiatives that are the result of recent (and not-so-recent) attempt [read more...]

wikipage: Database Structures (History)

Of all of the computer-related tools for historical research, database (and statistics) packages have had the most consistent use by the widest constituency of researchers using digital methods in the [read more...]

wikipage: Data Mining (History)

Having considered issues to do with the presentation and structuring of data, the former principally in the form of web resources and the latter as database and textual information systems, the next s [read more...]