PolyAnno: Transcription

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project - more here Getting Content So when I started the project I definitely thought the most difficult of the annotations to handle would be the translations and so my immediate focus regarding with the transcriptions was more to just get them as quickly … Continue reading PolyAnno: Transcription

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Polyanno: Basic API Design

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project - more here Storage and API Setup To store the annotations I decided to use MongoDB as a classic NoSQL, non-relational database to store the JSON-LD files because of its support for handling JSONs. I decided for simplicity to use Mongoose as a … Continue reading Polyanno: Basic API Design

PolyAnno: Image UI Design

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project - more here The Images So the first consideration I had with the transcription design was not the texts but the images themselves. Firstly, images taken as digital copies of collections like Edinburgh's are taken at incredibly high resolutions - every possible pixel … Continue reading PolyAnno: Image UI Design