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Session
WS-02: Full Day Workshop
Time:
Monday, 07/Aug/2017:
9:30am - 6:00pm

Location: Arts 230
Arts Building 853 rue Sherbrooke ouest

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Presentations
9:30am - 10:00am

Let’s Develop an Infrastructure for Historical Research Tools

Julia Luise Damerow1, Dirk Wintergrün2, Robert Casties2

1Arizona State University, United States of America; 2Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Berlin, Germany

Scholars conducting historical research are provided with a growing range of digital humanities tools, supporting different phases of the research process. However, many of these tools cannot easily be combined into an integrated workflow by a researcher because of incompatible interfaces or because they require programming skills. We propose a full-day workshop to connect different tools and services in order to build a tool infrastructure for historical research. We would like to gather developers and programming-literate scholars to share their tool-building experiences and to present our first practical steps to create a system that integrates multiple applications to work with historical documents from scan to analysis. We envision the results of this workshop to be a concrete integration roadmap and an organizational strategy for cooperation and collaboration among tool developers.



 
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