Digital Classicist/ICS Work in Progress Seminar

Summer 2009

Fridays at 16:30 in STB3/6 (Stewart House), Senate House, Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU

(July 3rd seminar in STB 9)

(July 17th seminar in British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 2DW)

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June 5 Bart Van Beek (Leuven) Onomastics and Name-extraction in Graeco-Egyptian Papyri (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
June 12 Philip Murgatroyd (Birmingham) Starting out on the Journey to Manzikert: Agent-based modelling and Mediaeval warfare logistics (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
June 19 Tobias Blanke, Mark Hedges, & Shrija Rajbhandari (King's College London) Linking and Querying Ancient Texts: a multi-database case study with epigraphic corpora (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
June 26 Marco Büchler & Annette Loos (Leipzig) Textual Re-use of Ancient Greek Texts: A case study on Plato’s works (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
July 3
Roger Boyle & Kia Ng (Leeds) Extracting the Hidden: Paper Watermark Location and Identification (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
July 10 July 10 Cristina Vertan (Hamburg) Teuchos: An Online Knowledge-based Platform for Classical Philology (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
July 17
Christine Pappelau (Berlin) Roman Spolia in 3D: High Resolution Leica 3D Laser-scanner meets ancient building structures (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
July 24 Leif Isaksen (Southampton) De-engineering the Semantic Web: Linking Archaeological Data (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
July 31 Elton Barker (Oxford) & Leif Isaksen (Southampton) Herodotos Encoded Space-Text-Imaging Archive (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)
August 7 Alexandra Trachsel (Hamburg) An Online Edition of the Fragments of Demetrios of Skepsis (abstract) (mp3) (pdf)

We are inviting both students and established researchers involved in the application of the digital humanities to the study of the ancient world to come and introduce their work. The focus of this seminar series is the interdisciplinary and collaborative work that results at the interface of expertise in Classics or Archaeology and Computer Science.

The seminars will be followed by wine and refreshments.

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