A Reconsideration of Edges

Posted by on Nov 4, 2013 in Blog, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

[Submitted by Marc Muschler] Edges are the connections that can be made within the NewRadial environment which visually demonstrate a relationship between nodes and allow for users to comment on that relation. They are a fundamental aspect of NewRadial through their generation of discourse between users, but this is complicated by the utilization of critical […]

The Narrative Dilemma of NewRadial

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in Blog, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

[Submitted by Marc Muschler] In his most recent blog post, Adam Foster brings to light the idea of cartography in relation to the NewRadial engine and how the program can be utilized to essentially map one’s way through the critical scholarship of a particular field to visually represent an argument or discussion. This is an […]

Rhizomes, NewRadial, And The Problem of Cartographies

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Blog, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

[Submitted by Adam Foster] In my last blog post, I conceived of the act of scholarship as being like travelling down a road, with scholarly criticism being detours to help you get from point A to point B. I’ve been persuaded otherwise by Marc Mueshler. We should think of reading as being detached from temporality […]

A game-based collaborative bibliography prototype

Posted by on Oct 9, 2013 in Blog, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

[Submittted by Federica Giannelli, Jade McDougall, Ben Neudorf, and Xiaohan Zhang] We are currently working on the development of a prototype which explores the potential of video game strategies and mapping tools applied to the organization of bibliographic resources. At this stage of our research, the prototype will be developed as a plug-in compatible with […]

Temporality and the NewRadial Model

Posted by on Oct 3, 2013 in Blog, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

[Submitted by Marc Muschler] INKE’s current focus on the journal and the monograph presents a new and interesting challenge for the modeling and prototyping team of NewRadial regarding the visualization of critical scholarship and the source text. As Adam Foster mentions in his blog entry, a tension exists between primary and secondary sources that requires […]

Jon Saklofske presents paper at Digital Humanities 2013

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Blog, Conferences, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

Jon Saklofske presented a paper entitled “Centre and Circumference: Modelling and Prototyping Digital Knowledge Environments as Social Sandboxes” at Digital Humanities 2013 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on July 17, 2013. Abstract: This past year, the Modeling and Prototyping team within INKE (Implementing New Knowledge Environments), a SSHRC Major Collaborative Research Initiative headed by Dr. […]

Daniel Powell, Constance Crompton, and Ray Siemens present paper at Digital Humanities 2013

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Blog, Conferences, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

Daniel Powell, Constance Crompton, and Ray Siemens presented a paper entitled “Building the Social Scholarly Edition: Results and Findings from A Social Edition of the Devonshire Manuscript” at Digital Humanities 2013 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on July 17, 2013. Abstract: 1. Introduction and Background a. History and Context Social media technologies can extend and enhance […]

Jon Saklofske presents poster at Digital Humanities 2013

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Blog, Conferences, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

Jon Saklofske presented a poster entitled “The INKE NewRadial Prototype: Evolving the Space and Nature of Digital Scholarly Editions” at Digital Humanities 2013 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on July 17, 2013. Abstract: How can digital scholarly editions take full advantage of environmentally-generated opportunities to focus on process, collaboration, and distributed control without losing the […]

INKE ID panel presents at Digital Humanities 2013

Posted by on Jul 17, 2013 in Blog, Conferences, Interface Design, Projects

Members of the INKE Interface Design team presented a panel entitled “The Design of New Knowledge Environments” at Digital Humanities 2013 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on July 17, 2013.  Ray Siemens chaired the panel. Please see the abstract here: INKE – Abstract for DH2013 Members of the panel included the following: Dr. Ann Blandford […]

What other forms of media would be suited to utilize NewRadial’s visual interface?

Posted by on Apr 23, 2013 in Blog, Modeling/Prototyping, Projects

[Submitted by Stephen MacNeil] I’m now nearing the end of the term, which also means I am nearing the end of my time working with NewRadial. Having spent so much time working with the program I now have a chance to reflect on some of the fundamental ideas that program adopts, but also try and […]

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