PolyAnno: Translation

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here The translations are handled in essence nearly identically to the transcriptions in the project as I left it at the end of 2016, with the only real differences being in variable names. However this was not the result of merely … Continue reading PolyAnno: Translation

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PolyAnno: All The Unicode

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here As discussed earlier in the Transcription page, one of the design problems faced by the project is how to allow users to input into the textboxes in any of the possible languages or characters that may be necessary to transcribe … Continue reading PolyAnno: All The Unicode

PolyAnno: Further Product Development 2

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project – more here Separating PolyAnno from "The Polyglot Project" I then intended to release the PolyAnno package separately from the project specifically for the University of Edinburgh. I felt that it was important to create reusable code specifically for the providing the combination … Continue reading PolyAnno: Further Product Development 2

PolyAnno: Initial Ideas and Research 1

This is part of my series of posts about the PolyAnno project - more here Dividing Up the Problem My first tactic was to split the problem into several sections: Digitisation Transcription Translation Verification Gamification I then tried to investigate existing examples of products and projects within these fields to analyse and I quickly realised … Continue reading PolyAnno: Initial Ideas and Research 1

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

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 – Adventures in Annotation

So I started several months ago a part time internship within the Library and Information Services group at the University of Edinburgh but now I am in my final week and I feel I should write up the fantastic experience I have had working on this project. Others might just find it interesting to read … Continue reading PolyAnno – Adventures in Annotation