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Petrus Hispanus digital edition - ws1

From: 2016-07-04 To:2016-07-08

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  • Thematic Line

    Medieval & Early Modern Philosophy
  • Research Groups

    Aristotelica Portugalensia
    Reason, Politics & Society
  • A theoretical & practical seminar on digital edition.

    Project: Petrus Hispanus

    Digital edition of texts and manuscripts
    (Petrus Hispanus workshop 1)

    Jeffrey Witt (Loyola University Maryland)

    FLUP, Sala de reuniões 2

    4th July to 8th July 2016


    The main aims of the first workshop of the project Critical Edition and Study of the Works Attributed do Petrus Hispanus - 1 are

    • the discussion of the principles of electronic text editing, assuring his re-use, compatibility and interoperability
    • the training and practical work for the electronic publication of medieval texts (text edition and connection with manuscripts's digital images)
    • to define what IT resources adopt for text encoding of the works of Petrus Hispanus, preparing them for different uses: print publication, online open access, databases, indexing and lemmatisation, text search, etc.


    • project team members
    • other participants: if you want to participate, write an email to the PI of the project ( gfm-secretariado@letras.up.pt ) stating the reason of your interest — a short number of places are available.



    Monday, July 4th

    11:30-12:30 Open Conference
    The Power and Potential of Data Re-use. Introduction and Overview on Digital Edition


    Articles and Links

    12:30 Lunch

    14h00-15:00 Introduction to Core Concepts and Technologies


    • Transcription Data
    • Corpus Data
    • Image Data


    15:00 Break

    15:30-16:00 Agenda for the Week

    16:00-17:00 Questions and Open Discussion


    Tuesday, July 5th

    10:00-11:00 Introduction to XML and TEI Part I

    Please bring laptops to all sessions
    If possible, please download and install a trial version of 
    OxygenXML beforehand.



    • Basic Rules of XML

    • The TEI Standard

    • Installing and Using Oxygen


    Articles and Links

    11:00 Break

    11:30 -12:30 Hands On Session Editing with TEI

    Bring your own texts or help encode the 1972 De Rijk's edition of Summulae Logicales or other Petrus Hispanus's works.

    12:30 Lunch

    14:00-15:00 Conceptualizing Your Text Within a Corpus


    • A data model to support intertextual connections and image linking

    • The Project Data File

    Slidedeck: 04-scta-data-model


    15:00 Break

    15:30-16:30 Hands On Session: Creating A Project Data File and Organizing Your Files

    17:00-17:30 Questions & discussion


    Wednesday, July 6th

    10:00-11:00  Introduction to TEI Part II: Critical Editing with TEI


    • Encoding the Apparatus Criticus

    • Enoding the Apparatus Fontium

    • Encoding Diplomatic or Documentary Editions


    Articles and Links

    11:00 Break

    11:30-12:30 Hands On Session Encoding Practice and Discussion

    12:30 Lunch

    14:00-15:00 Editorial Workflows and File Management


    • The importance of Version Control and GIT Source Control

      • A soft introduction to Git

    • Using Drop Box with Git

      • pros and cons


    Articles and Links

    15:00 Break

    15:30-16:30 Hands On Session Encoding work and pushing transcriptions to the cloud using Git and/or DropBox

    • The importance of Version Control
    • The pros and cons of using DropBox or GoogleDrive

    16:30 - 17:00 Questions and Open Discussion


    Thursday, July 7th

    Discussion and individual work day. On appointment Jeffrey Witt can work with the participants on their transcriptions, software problems, or participate in a general discussion about long term planning.


    Friday, July 8th

    10:00-11:00 Image Text Linking via IIIF


    • Understanding the IIIF Image API
    • Understanding the IIIF Presentation API
      • The IIIF Manifest and IIIF Canvas


    Articles and Links

    11:00 Break

    11:30-12:30 Hands on Session Continue editorial work and embedding of IIIF data into XML editions

    12:30 Lunch

    14:00-15:00 Hands On Session and (hopefully) demonstrations of online and print editions from the week's work.

    15:00 Break

    15:30-17:00 Questions and Planning for the Future Work and Sustainability of our Work

    17:00 Last word & Conclusion. 

    Jeffrey Witt is Medieval Philosophy Assistant Professor at Loyola University Maryland, and acts as international adviser of the project Petrus Hispanus. With growing interests in digital humanities and the process of moving philosophical texts from their original manuscript form to media more accessible to the community of scholars, is currently developing a web publishing framework for medieval Sentences commentaries.
    Website: http://jeffreycwitt.com/

    Instituto de Filosofia & Project: Critical Edition and Study of the Works Attributed do Petrus Hispanus - 1 : http://goo.gl/sJfvwB

    Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (Ref.: PTDC/MHC-FIL/0216/2014).

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