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 […]

Towards a Model of Spatially Mapping Criticism Onto The Primary Text

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Blog, Modeling/Prototyping

[contributed by Adam Foster] One of the key concepts that I’ve has arisen for me while working with INKE thus far is the tension between the primary text and secondary scholarship or criticism. Much of the new digital environments I’ve uncovered thus far hints that increasingly, the primary text becomes a part of the work […]

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 […]

The Key to All Ontologies? The Long Now of Linked Data

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Blog, Conferences, Modeling/Prototyping

The following slides were presented by Adèle Barclay, Susan Brown, and Jentery Sayers at HASTAC 2013 (York University) on 27 April 2013, as part of an INKE research paper titled, “The Key to All Ontologies?: The Long Now of Linked Data.” The paper corresponds with ongoing work by the INKE Modelling and Prototyping Team, including […]

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 […]

“We have to meet the computer halfway”

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

[Submitted by Stephen MacNeil] I’ve spent most of my time this term helping conceptualize and design interfaces for NewRadial, but within the last few weeks I shifted gears somewhat in the development process. Fundamentally, NewRadial requires a source document to work with which is ideally in XML format. Surprisingly, to me at least, there are […]

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