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SET: Simulated Environment for Theatre

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   SET is an ideal resource to experience a theatrical production in a virtual environment. Either for studying a play, creating a play, or even rehearsing a play, the digital system of SET allows the user to interact simultaneously with

Data Mining with Criminal Intent

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  London’s Old Bailey was a courthouse that saw at least 197,000 trials between 1674 and 1913. The records of these trials have been preserved digitally in an archive called The Proceedings of Old Bailey, one of the world’s largest

Diva

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   If you want to see a manuscript that is housed in Berlin and you are located in Montreal, libraries have a few ways of showing you the pages online. You can scroll through thumbnail images, go page-by-page, or download

Rodan: the Technology behind SIMSSA

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  Most commercial Optical Music Recognition (OMR) systems work in a fairly opaque, inflexible way: the user puts an image in; it gives a file out. Academic OMR systems tend to be much more complex and are rarely used outside

BarFinder: Search Music Measure by Measure

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A music score can go through many different versions. First the composer writes it, then the copyist may change it a bit, and then the printer may change it further. Or, the composer might create a slightly different score for