[open-archaeology] Method Store
A.R.Beck at leeds.ac.uk
Mon Sep 19 12:13:40 UTC 2011
Glad you like :-)
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leif Isaksen [mailto:leifuss at googlemail.com]
> Sent: 19 September 2011 13:05
> To: Anthony Beck
> Cc: Open Data in Archaeology Working Group
> Subject: Re: [open-archaeology] Method Store
> Hi Ant
> this is really great :-) Just a couple of questions:
> - is this specific to Archaeology?
[Ant] Not specifically. Depends on up-take
If so the domain looks too generic
> to me. If not, this is an enormous (but worthwhile?) task.
[Ant] Aiming high :-) Although content will change this. Getting content is probably going to be the biggest barrier
> - Re Digital Humanities specifically, Stuart Dunn is keen to do
> something very similar with the data from the Methods Network
> programme (http://methodsnetwork.ac.uk/ although the server seems to
> be down at the moment). You should get in touch with him if you aren;t
> already. Likewise, the ESF-funded NediMAH programme is planning to
> create very similar content which clearly needs to be integrated in
> some way (preferably w/o copy paste).
[Ant] There's the rub.
Any thoughts on how we might
> work that? I suppose the big question here is , how do we make these
> initiatives (and others) play well together rather than build
> centralised portals?
[Ant] Agree. Inevitably these will evolve. Some will gain traction and some will wither and die. I've not really given this thought, but it does need thinking about.
The good news is that they're all open data
> though (I think) so at least we shouldn't have to struggle too hard
> over licensing issues.
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 9:04 AM, Anthony Beck <A.R.Beck at leeds.ac.uk>
> > Dear All,
> > After much prevaricating David Stott and myself have started to get
> some content onto the Open Method Store. You can find it here:
> http://methods.okfn.org/wiki/Main_Page. I have initially populated it
> with four python scripts to undertake different vegetation analyses
> from Remote Sensing data (an ecological domain). Although these do have
> relevance for archaeology.
> > I haven't widely publicised this as I thought it probably best that
> we work through niggles etc. here before going more mainstream.
> Although, that said I will be talking about this at AARG next week
> (Cause and Effect ;-)
> > There are a number of things that need sorting:
> > References
> > Sem Web markup
> > Tagging and automated linking of content
> > Etc.
> > Anyway that's all secondary to getting content.
> > There's a "things we need to do/develop" list on this page.
> http://methods.okfn.org/wiki/Things_we_need_to_develop If you could
> post any comments etc. on here then that would be great.
> > Many thanks one-and-all for supporting this.
> > Best wishes,
> > Ant
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: open-archaeology-bounces at lists.okfn.org [mailto:open-
> >> bounces at lists.okfn.org] On Behalf Of Stefano Costa
> >> Sent: 18 September 2011 23:11
> >> To: Open Data in Archaeology Working Group
> >> Subject: [open-archaeology] Fwd: Call for sessions, roundtables and
> >> workshops: Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in
> >> Archaeology 2012 takling place on 26-30 March 2012
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> >> Dear all,
> >> even if my fieldwork season is still going on, I think this call is
> >> particularly interesting for our working group.
> >> I think we should submit a proposal for a session about open data
> >> the challenges it poses to archaeologists either willing or
> >> to
> >> share the raw data from their research.
> >> The deadline is in 11 days so the best thing would be to start
> >> a text and then have a Skype call to refine it. Who wants to
> >> participate?
> >> Ciao,
> >> Stefano
> >> - -------- Messaggio originale --------
> >> Oggetto: Call for sessions, roundtables and workshops: Computer
> >> Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology 2012 takling
> >> on 26-30 March 2012
> >> Data: Sat, 17 Sep 2011 15:48:01 +0100
> >> Mittente: Earl G.P. <graeme.earl at soton.ac.uk>
> >> A: Pagi H. <h.pagi at soton.ac.uk>
> >> Call for sessions, roundtables and workshops: Computer Applications
> >> Quantitative Methods in Archaeology 2012
> >> The Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology
> >> 2012 conference will be hosted by the Archaeological Computing
> >> Group in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Southampton
> >> 26-30 March 2012
> >> The call for Sessions, Roundtables and Workshops is now open and
> >> on 1st October 2011. We invite submissions for sessions relating to
> >> aspects of computer applications in archaeology, whether practically
> >> theoretically focussed. The conference timetable will be organised
> >> around themes that emerge from the proposed sessions. Abstracts of
> >> to
> >> 500 words maximum may be uploaded via the open conference management
> >> system. We are particularly keen to encourage sessions organised
> >> collaboratively across disciplines and/or institutions.
> >> Session, roundtable and workshop chairs are expected to administer
> >> papers submitted to their session and write a short commentary on
> >> session for the peer-reviewed conference proceedings. Review of
> >> sessions
> >> will be undertaken internally by the CAA2012 committee. Abstracts
> >> should
> >> be submitted via the open conference management system.
> >> https://www.ocs.soton.ac.uk/index.php/CAA/2012/schedConf/cfp
> >> Further details about the conference are available at:
> >> http://www.southampton.ac.uk/caa2012/
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