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Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information initial report open to public comment

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:54:59 +0000

For the last year I’ve been co-chairing an ICANN working group on Translation and Transliteration of Contact Information, an issue which will arise once the current ASCII-based Whois directory of domain name contacts is replaced by a system allowing domain name holders to input data in their own languages and scripts. Yesterday was the big […]

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The UCL Laptop Orchestra (UCLOrk)

Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:16:14 +0000

At the UCL DigiFest 2014 (ucldigifest.org), the Music Systems Engineering Research Team led by Dr Nicolas Gold (UCL Computer Science/UCLDH) ran a 1.5hr session for people interested in digital music.  Participants learned about building digital instruments using the Pure Data programming language, explored the sonic possibilities of synthesised sounds, and then came together as a […]

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Third Workshop - Managerial - 25th July 2006

Researching e-Science Analysis of Census Holdings


The managerial workshop was the third (and final) workshop to be undertaken as part of this research series. Previous workshops addressed the academic aims, and technical infrastructure necessary to develop a grid based project which utilises historical census data. The aim of this workshop was to ascertain the managerial and legal issues which would need to be resolved in order to undertake a research project using Ancestry's data, in conjunction with The National Archives, and UCL.

Issues which will be discussed included

  • Licensing requirements from Ancestry
  • Security of data
  • Ownership of research outcomes
  • Management structure of a full scale project
  • Financial structure of a full scale project
  • Paths to dissemination and publicity
  • Any other topics which participants suggest are relevant


The workshop was mostly be a discussion session, featuring input from Ancestry.co.uk, The National Archives, UCL DIS, UCL Research Computing, and Historians.

Programme

14.30 Welcome and Introductions
14.45 ReACH so far: an overview (Melissa Terras)
15.00 Discussion session
16.00 Close

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