Classifying historical business directory data:Issues of translation between geographical and ethnographic contributions t...
Why are suburbs important?What understanding do we have of the role of suburbs?What is going on in Policy/Politics?Adaptab...
Structure of the talkMaterial Culture Heritage         - Structure of the built environmentHistoric Business Directories  ...
Material Culture HeritageUnderstanding the urban built form through timeUsing network analysis we can gain insight into:– ...
c.1875
c.1875
c.1915
c.1965
2011
Changing Built Form                      c.1915c.1875
Making Historic Maps Usable
We need vectors…
Business Directory Information –Socio-economic use of the built environment
Categorisation
The Problem of Categorisation…Q – What is a Post Office?                                 Financial Service?               ...
Community Maps and Ethnography
Conclusions       - Changing the material forms of data       - Informative gaps       - Directs dialogue between discipli...
Adaptable Suburbs Projectwww.ucl.ac.uk/adaptablesuburbs@AdaptableSuburbVictor BuchliRuthie CarlisleAshley DhananiClaire El...
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Classifying historical business directory data: issues of translation between geographical and ethnographic contributions to a community PPGIS project - Ashley Dhanani & David Jeevenrampillais,UCL

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Presentation given at the Geospatial in the Cultural Heritage Domain - Past, Present & Future event in London on 7th March 2012. The event was organised as part of the JISC GECO project.

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Classifying historical business directory data: issues of translation between geographical and ethnographic contributions to a community PPGIS project - Ashley Dhanani & David Jeevenrampillais,UCL

  1. 1. Classifying historical business directory data:Issues of translation between geographical and ethnographic contributions toa community PPGIS project.Ashley Dhanani & David Jeevendrampillai Adaptable Suburbs Project www.ucl.ac.uk/adaptablesuburbs @AdaptableSuburb
  2. 2. Why are suburbs important?What understanding do we have of the role of suburbs?What is going on in Policy/Politics?Adaptability?
  3. 3. Structure of the talkMaterial Culture Heritage - Structure of the built environmentHistoric Business Directories - Use of the built environmentPPGIS: Community Maps - Meanings of the built environment
  4. 4. Material Culture HeritageUnderstanding the urban built form through timeUsing network analysis we can gain insight into:– Movement– Co-presence in space– Implications of the changes in structure of space through time
  5. 5. c.1875
  6. 6. c.1875
  7. 7. c.1915
  8. 8. c.1965
  9. 9. 2011
  10. 10. Changing Built Form c.1915c.1875
  11. 11. Making Historic Maps Usable
  12. 12. We need vectors…
  13. 13. Business Directory Information –Socio-economic use of the built environment
  14. 14. Categorisation
  15. 15. The Problem of Categorisation…Q – What is a Post Office? Financial Service? Depot? Retail? Community Service?
  16. 16. Community Maps and Ethnography
  17. 17. Conclusions - Changing the material forms of data - Informative gaps - Directs dialogue between disciplines
  18. 18. Adaptable Suburbs Projectwww.ucl.ac.uk/adaptablesuburbs@AdaptableSuburbVictor BuchliRuthie CarlisleAshley DhananiClaire EllulSam GriffithsMuki HaklayDavid JeevendrampillaiLaura Vaughan

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