CoReMA – Workshop 1 – Tours
Digital editing and training with software
A comparison of experiences
Tours, Villa Rabelais (116 bd Béranger, Tours), 12-13 JUNE 2018
Aims of the 1st workshop:
- Getting to know each other
- Familiarize with the working methods of the partners
- Standardization of transcription methods and rules
- Standardization of transcription output
Please take the following steps before the workshop:
1. Register at https://transkribus.eu/Transkribus/
2. Download the Software and install it on the computer you are going to use during the workshop.
3. Download Oxygen: https://www.oxygenxml.com/xml_editor/download_oxygenxml_editor.html
4. Use the trial license key: https://www.oxygenxml.com/xml_editor/register.html
– CoReMA program (personal, aims, methods): H. Klug
– Links to be created with Cactus team in Lyon (MLD): http://ihrim.ens-lyon.fr/recherche/groupes-de-travail/cactus-corpus-en-diachronie-textometrie-et-usages/work space
– communication (Blog CoReMA, carnet Hypotheses),
– Project stages/workflow
10:30-11:00 Coffee break
– Transcribing late medieval and Renaissance resources
HK: Graz way
– micro transliteration (A. Hofmeister-Winter), with importance of the scribe’s characteristics (abbreviations, variant letters, revisions, punctuation, ligatures) and specific sign catalogue. Test on 10%. Very precise annotation of script / paleographic information
– Provide transcription that can be used by other domains (normalized).
– Getting acquainted with XML
– Working with Transkribus and XML
– Presentation Transkribus. H2020 coord. Univ. Innsbruck.
16:30-17:00 Coffee break
– Introduction to:
– GAMS: Humanities Asset Management System (Graz): Digital Repository vs Digital Archive vs Asset Management System.
– Heterogeneous Data Platform of the Program Intelligence des Patrimoines (Tours) Perrine Thuringer, B. Pierre (CIDOC-CRM Ontology: CoReMA and ReNom).
– Standardization: Transcription rules
– New transcriptions. Abbreviations expanded, unchanged spellings (excepted u / v, i / j), no added punctuation.
– Capital letters: manuscript use.
– No hyphenation.
– Modern editions
– Colors for expanded abbreviations.
– OCR: proof reading (maybe without checking the manuscript). Retype Viandier, check the quality of the edition.
– Standardization: Transcribing methods (diplomatic editions and others)
– Steps to be taken
– Check in the state of the text (quality of transcription / editions)
– Decide on way and rules of transcription
– Buy manuscript images
– Produce digital data
– Forms for Manuscript description and Hand description
– Planning seminar conferences
– Planning scholarly publications
Participants of the WS : H. Klug, M. Fauconnier, C. Steiner, A. Böhm, B. Denicolò, C. Poirier, J. Kurscheidt, T. Uetani, M.-L. Demonet, M.-E. Boutroue, W. Pfeffer.