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Maritime Digital Humanities

To mark the launch of the Southampton Marine and Maritime Institute  on Tuesday we will be showcasing a range of sotonDH Maritime Digital Humanities projects. We have converted one of the multitouch systems installed around the University to show a series of interactive demos. Continue reading →

Connected Pasts over

The Connected Pasts symposium has universally been acclaimed as a fantastic success. Many congratulations to the organisers. Lots of activity in the twittersphere via #connectedpast #connectedpast Afternoon session on Personal Political & Migration networks starts with marriage network of Europes ruling families — John Layt (@odysseus_nz) March 25, 2012 Impressed by diversity and scope of #connectedpast papers. Excellent atmosphere for discussion. Continue reading →

Networking The Connected Past

You can now explore how well networked everyone at The Connected Past symposium is! The Connected Past will take place in Southampton this weekend. I made a network using the registration and abstract submission data. The nodes represent delegates and authors (orange), linked to their institution (green), country (purple) and the paper or poster they will be presenting. You can zoom in to the picture and pan. Javier Pereda helped me visualise it and created the flash tool. Continue reading →

Computationally Intensive Imaging

I gave a talk on humanities imaging interests at the Computationally Intensive Imaging USRG meeting today. We discussed possibilities for supercomputing based visualisation, and the new e-infrastructure south consortium. We also talked about the results from various Humanities trials of the mu-Vis Centre's CT facilities, and some photographic imaging such as RTI. Continue reading →