Structural REform

development, IIIF, RERUMJanuary 29, 20190 Comments

The world of annotations is one of unstructured targeting.  There is an existing piece of data somewhere in the

A IIIF Concordance

UncategorizedNovember 18, 20180 Comments

As IIIF Manifests increasingly contain transcription annotations, the tools that are able to handle these documents must also treat

Exploiting Client-side Line Detection

experimentsJune 22, 20180 Comments

Recently, two events coincided that inspired me to pull this code back out and take a second look at the process. The first is that our center charged a group of Computer Science majors with improving the effectiveness of our image processing algorithm as part of their senior capstone project; the second was the seemingly sudden burst of HTR promises, which depend on some level of layout analysis to work. In both cases, I was struck that improvements were accomplished in all cases with more processing power and additional layers of analysis.

Experimenting with Client-side Line Detection

experimentsJune 21, 20180 Comments

Does not compute Using an “old” iPad on a plane to review transcription data was a clarifying task. For

Rerum Enters Public Alpha

IIIF, News, RERUMMay 23, 20180 Comments

Come one, come all. What is this Rerum of which we Tweet? Rerum is an open and free repository

The Standards Approach

development, IIIF, RERUMMay 18, 20180 Comments

As developers in the field we want to follow the standards emerging for the web and for data. For

Auth + Attribution of Open Data

development, RERUMMay 17, 20180 Comments

Open Data is supposed to be accessible without any constraints to availability.   The idea of authentication around Open Data

Authentication and Attribution in RERUM

development, RERUMMay 15, 20180 Comments

Any new web service or application must take a considered look at authorization, authentication, and attribution—authorization, to make changes

Deleted Objects in RERUM

development, RERUMMay 8, 20180 Comments

In the last post, we explored how the tree of the version history is healed around a deleted object.

Forgetting Deleted Objects in RERUM

development, RERUMMay 8, 20180 Comments

At the Walter J. Ong, S.J. Center for Digital Humanities, we have been working hard on RERUM, the public

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