Applications in Digital Humanities

Date

October 12, 2010

Speaker

M.C. Schraefel, Tenzing Shaw, and David De Roure

Affiliation

University of Southampton, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Southampton

Overview

musicSpace: Improving Access to Musicological Data
mc schraefel, University of Southampton

Quantifying Historical Geographic Knowledge from Digital Maps
Tenzing Shaw, National Center for Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Data Intensive Research in Computational Musicology
David De Roure, Oxford e-Research Centre

Speakers

M.C. Schraefel, Tenzing Shaw, and David De Roure

mc schraefel is a Senior Lecturer in Electronics and Computer Science
at the University of Southampton where she leads the Interaction
Theme in the Intelligence Agents and Multimedia Group. For the past
year she has been on sabbatical at the University of Maryland and MIT
as the first Web Science Research Initiative Fellow
(http://webscience.org), working with Ben Shneiderman, Tim
Berners-Lee, Jim Hendler, Danny Weitzner and David Karger to explore
how/where user interaction research and semantic web technology
research may blend to support new models for exploring web-scale
information, metadata and provenance/policy information around that
data.