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How well do Google image results represent reality?

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:19:26 +0000

Much has been written about Sir Tim Hunt’s remarks at the World Conference of Science Journalists in Seoul earlier this month. The debate has developed in a number of directions, including a discussion about the gender representation in images returned by Google’s image search, with a specific example being made of the male-dominated results when […]

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Digital Classicist seminar: dissertation special

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:50:31 +0000

Digital Classicist London & Institute of Classical Studies Seminar 2015 Friday June 26th at 16:30, in Room G31, Foster Court, Malet Place, WC1E 6BT The seminar this week features Digital Humanities / Digital Classics MA and MSc students from both UCL and KCL giving short presentations on their dissertation research. Two are on the MA/MSc […]

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Second Workshop - Technical Meeting - 15th June 2006

Researching e-Science Analysis of Census Holdings

The second workshop in the ReACH series built on the conclusions from the All Hands Meeting (14th June 2006, UCL). Participants were a smaller group of those from interested parties, meeting in order to ascertain the technical issues regarding mounting Ancestry and TNA’s historical census data on the UCL Research Computing facilities. This provided the technical information necessary for implementation of a full scale project.

This workshop meeting aimed to ascertain:

  • How the data will be delivered to UCL
  • The size of the data
  • The structure of the data
  • The function of searches to be undertaken on the UCL Research Computing facilities
  • The duration of the project
  • The number and type of employees required
  • The equipment required (to purchase)
  • The equipment required (access to existing kit)
  • Software required
  • Software development issues
  • Security issues
  • Any other technical issues which may arise

Programme

09.30 Coffee
10.00 Welcome and Introduction – aims of the day
Melissa Terras, DIS, University College London
10.15 Round table discussion session regarding technical issues
12.30 Summary and Close
13.00 Lunch

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