Ancient technai, modern technologies
Location: Fenwick 406
Purpose of lab:
- for faculty/student research
- managed by faculty and students
- hosting software libre (or open-source software).
Hours: Key available from Classics Dept. office Mon. - Fri. 9:00 - 5:00.
Additional evening and weekend hours are scheduled by student lab monitors
Applications currently supported by volunteers:
- XML editing and publishing
- Create simple Web documents in valid XHTML
- Edit more complex texts following Text Encoding Initiative guidelines
- SQL databases
- Geographic Information Systems
Other software available in the lab for:
- Editing graphics and scanned photos
- Managing versions of archived information
- Statistical analysis
- Print-quality typesetting of musical scores
- Web serving
- Electronic publishing of XML documents
- Database server
- Users' work automatically backed up five times weekly
- Secure connections from anywhere on the internet
Want a lab account? See details here.
Want to get involved with the project? Suggestions? Criticisms? Speak to one of the faculty sponsors in the Classics Department (Profs. Ebbott, Perry, Smith)
A few current projects:
- Editions of manuscript texts of the Iliad for the Center of Hellenic Studies' Homer Multitext Project
- An "proof of concept" test editing texts of the palimpsest of the "Archimedes Codex" for the Archimedes Project (Nov 2007- Jan 2008)
- Trmmili, a new corpus of Lycian inscriptions and related material
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Last updated: Feb. 28, 2012