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SET: Simulated Environment for Theatre

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Posted in Audio / Visual, Projects, Resources

   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

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A New Way of Seeing Text: Voyant Tools

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Posted in Knowledge Environments, Projects, Research, Texts & Languages, Tools Research, Visualization

     When asked the dreaded question “summarize your tool in…”, Dr. Stéfan Sinclair cheerfully obliged with the following: “Voyant is a web-based digital text reading environment that is ideally suited for humanities scholars to experiment with text analysis methodologies.”

Searching; Visualized: “The Book History Bibliograph”

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Posted in Cultural Archives & Curation, Knowledge Environments, Major Projects, Projects, Research, Tools Research, Visualization

     With the increased interest in the material aspects of the book, the field of book history has seen rapid expansion in the past twenty years. An extremely broad area of research, the problem of finding sources in multiple languages

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Listening Across Time: The Virtual Haydn

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Posted in Audio / Visual, Knowledge Environments, Networks & Publics, Past Projects, Projects, Spaces & GIS

When musicologist and concert pianist Dr. Tom Beghin approached renowned producer Martha de Francisco about recording the complete solo keyboard works of the 18th-century composer Joseph Haydn, he had originally intended to play each piece from the repertoire on a

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Databases for Digital Humanists – Workshop Highlights

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Databases are integral to many digital humanities projects. Designing an effective database requires familiarity with the functions and various scripting options for each component of the architecture – but this, of course, is only half of the battle. Functions, scripts,

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