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  • 1. Case 1 (ii)Text and Image in the Shahnameh
    MDST 3559: DataestheticsProf. Alvarado03/24/2011
  • 2. Business
    Midterms will be returned on Tuesday
    Readings and blogging
  • 3. Review
    Manovich / Image Plots
    http://pages.shanti.virginia.edu/Dataesthetics_S11/?p=279
  • 4.
  • 5. Overview
    Review concept of the Image Plot
    Build a simple image plot using PHP, MySQL and images from from the Garrett Collection
  • 6. Cultural Analytics
    What is the connection between between medium and method?
    What motivated Manovich to use this method for studying art?
  • 7. The interface is another data structure Color, shape, and position are used to define dimensions of meaning
    A principle of dataesthetics
  • 8. PECK f62.v
    Episode 2.2.1.2.7
    Rustam Kills the White Div
  • 9.
  • 10. 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
  • 11. 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
  • 12. 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
  • 13. 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?