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    • Case 1 (ii)Text and Image in the Shahnameh
      MDST 3559: DataestheticsProf. Alvarado03/24/2011
    • Business
      Midterms will be returned on Tuesday
      Readings and blogging
    • Review
      Manovich / Image Plots
      http://pages.shanti.virginia.edu/Dataesthetics_S11/?p=279
    • Overview
      Review concept of the Image Plot
      Build a simple image plot using PHP, MySQL and images from from the Garrett Collection
    • Cultural Analytics
      What is the connection between between medium and method?
      What motivated Manovich to use this method for studying art?
    • The interface is another data structure Color, shape, and position are used to define dimensions of meaning
      A principle of dataesthetics
    • PECK f62.v
      Episode 2.2.1.2.7
      Rustam Kills the White Div
    • The Manuscripts
      Most produced in the 16th and 17th centuries
      The “Peck” Shahnamah
      Bequest of Clara S. Peck
      Princeton Islamic MSS., Third Series, no. 310
      The Garrett Collection
      Gift of Robert Garrett, Class of 1897
      Princeton Islamic MSS., nos. 56-59 Garrett
      The Ilkhan, Mongol, and Demotte manuscripts
    • Quick Note
      Persian manuscripts are read from left to right
      i.e. books are read from “back” to “front’ from our perspective
      Therefore, recto and verso are opposite from that of Western manuscripts
    • The Data
      Tables
      shah_episode
      shah_episode_group
      shah_page
      shah_episode_and_page
      Download from blog
      17.4 Source Tables
      Import into your database
    • Exercise
      Goal: Organize the images in a simple Image Grid
      Create a directory 03-24 and put code there
      Move your db_connect file in there
      Now what?