By Simon Mahony, on 29 July 2014
Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2014
Sebastian Rahtz (Oxford) & Gabriel Bodard (King’s College London)
Standards for Networking Ancient Prosopographies: Data and Relations in Greco-Roman Names (SNAP:DRGN)
Friday August 1st in room G37, Senate House, Malet Street, WC1E 7HU
SNAP:DRGN (snapdrgn.net) is an AHRC-funded exploratory project which aims to address the problem of linking together large prosopographies (datsets containing information about persons, names and person-like entities) managed in heterogeneous systems and formats. This paper will explore the background to and results of the work, describe the problems, the data and the tools we can produce to illustrate of the value of the data, and demonstrate research methods for working with the new material and information produced.
The seminar will be followed by wine and refreshments.