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Friday, March 4, 2016 -
12:30 to 13:30
IT Services, 7-19 Banbury Road, Oxford OX2 6NN
This presentation will discuss the challenges faced by researchers wishing to work with the archive(s) of UK web space. It will discuss the requirement for scholars to gain an understanding...
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 -
12:30 to 14:00
Lecture Theatre, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford
An interdisciplinary discussion with Dr Jacob Dahl (Oriental Studies), Professor Mark Graham (Oxford Internet Institute) and Dr Emma Cunliffe (Endangered Archaeology). Lunch is available from 12:30 in the Common Room...
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
09:30 to 13:00
Colin Matthew Room, Radcliffe Humanities (ground floor), Woodstock Road
The Semantic Web can be thought of as an extension of the World Wide Web in which sufficient meaning is captured and encoded such that computers can automatically match, retrieve,...
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Monday, February 29, 2016 (All day)
IT Services
This day-long course will provide an introduction to transforming your XML documents with the extensible stylesheet language: XSLT. This is an XML scripting language for transforming XML documents into other...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
12:30 to 13:30
IT Services, Banbury Road
A wealth of corpora and other language resources are becoming more easily available to researchers thanks to the CLARIN European Research Infrastructure Consortium. The UK has recently joined CLARIN as...
Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
09:30 to 10:30
Ryle Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Join us for the first in our series of Digital Humanities Breakfasts. Come along and enjoy food and fascinating lightning talks from academics and researchers working in the Digital Humanities...
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 -
13:00 to 14:00
Seminar Room, Radcliffe Humanities, Woodstock Road, Oxford
Speakers: Howard Hotson (Professor of Early Modern Intellectual History, University of Oxford), Andrew Prescott (Professor of Digital Humanities, University of Glasgow), Dave De Roure (Professor of e-Research, Oxford e-Research Centre)...
Friday, February 19, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:00
IT Services
This two-hour course will give you an introduction to XPath and a practical exercise using it. XPath (XML Path Language) is a query notation language for selecting nodes in a...
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
12:00 to 13:30
IT Services, Banbury Road
The Oxford English Corpus, and related datasets, offer the opportunity to explore current and recent trends in the English language, via a very large and growing corpus which is regularly...
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
14:00 to 17:00
IT Services, Banbury Road
Mathematica is a tool used by researchers around the world for calculus, text and data analysis as well as for easily creating interactive visualisations using “Manipulate”. This course introduces the...