Announcing Digital Antiquity Research Showcase at ISAW

By Patrick J. Burns

ISAW Library and Digital Programs is excited to announce the program for the upcoming Linked Ancient World Data Initiative New York (LAWDNY) event "Digital Antiquity Research Showcase 2017" on Friday, April 14.

11:00am David Ratzan, Introduction
11:15am Tom Elliott, "Extending the Scholarly Graph: Current Work in Linked Open Data and Digital Archiving for ISAW People, Places, Things, and Publications" 
11:40am Sebastian Heath, "Semantic Reasoning in an Archaeological Context"
12:05pm Emily Frank & Chantal Stein, "Integrating Multi-Spectral Imaging, RTI, and Photogrammetry for Archaeological Objects"

12:30pm Lunch (Oak Library)

1:15pm Patrick J. Burns, "Backoff Tagging as a Philological Method"
1:40pm Gabriel Mckee, "Mapping Library Metadata Using Pleiades"
2:05pm Break (Oak Library)
2:15pm Peter van Alfen, "Assembling Numismatic Data Online: Concepts, Collections, Hoards, and Statistics"
2:40pm Rachel Herschman, "Animating Ancient Sundials for ISAW's Time and Cosmos Exhibition"
3:05pm David Ratzan, Closing Remarks
3:30pm Coffee (Oak Library)

(Papers will be held in the Lecture Hall on the 2nd Floor. Lunch and breaks will be held in the Oak Library, as noted above.) 

Space is limited, but a few spots remain. Please RSVP at as soon as you can if you would like to attend. If you have any questions about the event, please email Patrick J. Burns at