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  • Show the first three words, one at a timeLink this with the three people thing, with more edits
  • Show the first three words, one at a timeLink this with the three people thing, with more edits
  • Show the first three words, one at a timeLink this with the three people thing, with more edits
  • Title of this slide?
  • Current archaeological process
  • Pictures before digging Describe sceneDescribe and takes picturesof any artifacts found
  • Current archaeological process
  • Current archaeological process
  • Should we change the phone picture to the picture of the home screen of the actual app mock-up?
  • Keep the slide all together? Or split the slide and keep the next slide? (Reminder: Put in Layar picture….second DIRT picture is just a place holder.)
  • Keep the slide all together? Or split the slide and keep the next slide? (Reminder: Put in Layar picture….second DIRT picture is just a place holder.)
  • (...haplogroups studied by genealogists to find relations)Genealogy can help fill the big picture of history with “missing links” by finding relations between groups of people...
  • One genealogic study- Genographic ProjectWhat they do—5 year contract with IBMExample of individual’s migration mapPhoenician Study-inspiration
  • One genealogic study- Genographic ProjectWhat they do—5 year contract with IBMExample of individual’s migration mapPhoenician Study-inspiration
  • Genetics can prove that populations are related but not how they are related location of statement?Need history to determine how
  • Genetics can prove that populations are related but not how they are relatedNeed history to determine howTypes of evidenceDiagramPublishing network of research articles on Venipedia as a tool for future studies
  • Planning DNA collectionIn mentioned significant regionsFinding interested collaborators and organizations with potential participants
  • Final Presentation_B10_Origins

    1. 1. Corrie Avila, Elizabeth DeZulueta, Sofia Mukhanov, Maarja-LiisaSokk<br />Exploring the History of Venice:Relics, Records, and Relations<br />
    2. 2. Historical Resources<br />Archaeology<br />Manuscripts<br />Genetic Research <br />
    3. 3. Manuscripts<br />Manuscripts<br />
    4. 4. Venice State Archive<br />Contains an unbroken history of Venice<br />Live archive<br />expanding<br />Receiving new records<br />
    5. 5. Manuscripts<br />78+ kilometers of shelving<br />Records are fragile<br />1000+ years old<br />Written on parchment<br />
    6. 6. Redundant Research Process<br />Scholar 1 Chooses Manuscript<br />Research in Study Room<br />Obtain Manuscript<br />Search Shelves<br />Produce Transcription<br />Request Manuscript<br />
    7. 7. Redundant Research Process<br />Scholar 2 Chooses Manuscript<br />Research in Study Room<br />Obtain SAME Manuscript<br />Search Shelves<br />Produce Transcription<br />Request SAME Manuscript<br />
    8. 8. Redundant Research Process<br />Scholar 3 Chooses Manuscript<br />Research in Study Room<br />Obtain SAME Manuscript<br />Search Shelves<br />Produce Transcription<br />Request SAME Manuscript<br />
    9. 9. Individualistic Researching<br />Scholar 3<br />Scholar 1<br />Scholar 2<br /><br /><br />
    10. 10. Results of Over Usage<br />Manuscripts are deteriorating<br />Some kept from public use<br />Losing information<br />Risk of ruining historic records<br />
    11. 11. Ongoing Efforts for Change: Project Divenire<br />Collection of digital reproductions<br />Online and publicly available<br />
    12. 12. SiASVe: SistemaInformativo dell’ ArchivodiStatodiVenezia<br />Online index of records<br />Creator, keywords, and short description <br />Ongoing Efforts for Change<br />
    13. 13. SiASVe& Divenire<br />uScript<br />Searchable database<br />Descriptions of manuscripts<br />Digital reproductions of manuscripts<br />Available online<br />Searchable database<br />Descriptions of manuscripts<br />Digital reproductions of manuscripts<br />Available online<br />Database of transcriptions<br />Open source<br />Cumulative and collaborative<br />The Promise of uScript<br />
    14. 14. anno?<br />Scholar 1<br />Search<br />a<br />an<br />ann<br />anno<br />
    15. 15.
    16. 16. I<br />In<br />In<br />n<br />no<br />nom<br />nomi<br />nomin<br />nomine<br />nomine<br />d<br />do<br />dom<br />domi<br />domin<br />domini<br />domini<br />Marie<br />Transcription Assistant<br />
    17. 17. Contribution<br />Accountant<br />Scholar 1<br />
    18. 18. domini<br />Scholar 2<br />Search<br />d<br />do<br />dom<br />domi<br />domin<br />domini<br />
    19. 19. Archival Assistant<br />
    20. 20. I<br />In<br />In<br />n<br />no<br />nom<br />nomi<br />nomin<br />nomine<br />nomine<br />d<br />do<br />dom<br />domi<br />domin<br />domini<br />domini<br />n<br />no<br />nos<br />nost<br />nostr<br />nostri<br />nostri<br />Marie<br />Transcription Assistant<br />
    21. 21. M<br />Ma<br />Mar<br />Mari<br />Maries<br />Marie<br />Maries<br />Transcription Assistant<br />
    22. 22. Contribution<br />Accountant<br />Scholar 1<br />Scholar 2<br />
    23. 23. domini<br />Scholar 3<br />Search<br />d<br />do<br />dom<br />domi<br />domin<br />domini<br />
    24. 24. Archival Assistant<br />
    25. 25. Marie<br />
    26. 26. Contribution<br />Accountant<br />Scholar 1<br />Scholar 2<br />Scholar 3<br />
    27. 27. uScript: A Solution<br />Archival Assistant<br />Contribution<br />Accountant<br />Transcription Assistant<br />Searches Manuscripts and Transcriptions<br />Automatic Correlation Boxing<br />Transcribe manuscripts into program<br />Learn handwriting  Automatic Transcriptions<br />Rates Users and Transcriptions<br />Promotes Accuracy<br />
    28. 28. Goal of uScript<br />uScript’s promise<br />Reduce redundancy<br />Facilitate transcriptions<br />Provide a cumulative and collaborative database<br />Gradually transcribe the entire archive<br />
    29. 29. WPI’s Contribution: uScript<br />Scholar 3<br />Scholar 1<br />Scholar 2<br />
    30. 30. Implementing uScript<br />Not Complete: need resources<br />Program is unfinished<br />Grants not received<br />Labor and usage are not promoted<br />0%<br />100%<br />
    31. 31. uScript Website<br />Reorganizing website<br />Updating information<br />
    32. 32. Our Project<br />Advancing uScript Code<br />WPI Career Development Center<br />Summer internships<br />School projects<br />Computer Science<br />Interactive Media and Game Development<br />
    33. 33. Archaeology<br />
    34. 34. Excavations in Venice<br />
    35. 35.
    36. 36. Excavation Process<br />Photographing the site before digging.<br />Describing the site before digging. <br />Photographing and describing any artifacts found at the site.<br />
    37. 37. Excavation Process<br />Ground Layer = 100<br />Dig next layer<br /> (at their discretion)<br />Next layer = 101<br />
    38. 38.
    39. 39. Necessary Forms<br />UnitaStratigrafica<br />Indice di Foto<br />SchedaOrganica<br />SchedaSceleto<br />
    40. 40. File Reports<br />
    41. 41. Compiling Data into Reports<br />
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    67. 67.
    68. 68.
    69. 69. Significant Archaeology inVenice<br /><ul><li>promote public interest in archaeology
    70. 70. Android Application using Layar
    71. 71. Information about sites up to 5 km from user
    72. 72. Display of images and factual information about site</li></li></ul><li>
    73. 73.
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    76. 76.
    77. 77. Genetic Genealogy<br />
    78. 78. Origins of the ancient Veneti?<br />?<br />
    79. 79. Current Theories of Veneti Origins<br />Lusatia Theory<br />Modern-day: Germany, Poland, and Czech Republic<br />Brittany-Wales Theory<br />Modern-day: France and England<br />Paphlagonia Theory<br />Modern-day: Turkey<br />
    80. 80. Genetic Genealogy<br />?<br />1000 AD<br />2010AD<br />
    81. 81. The Science of Genetic Genealogy: DNA<br />DNA :<br />Adenine, Cytosine, Guanine, Thymine <br />A-T<br />T-A<br />C-G<br />G-C<br />
    82. 82. nucleotides<br />< gene<br />< chromosome<br />< nuclear DNA<br />
    83. 83. Genes within corresponding chromosomes recombine during cell division<br />Recombinant X chromosomes can be inherited from either parent by a male or female<br />
    84. 84. The Y chromosome is an exception<br />Mutations Preserved<br />
    85. 85. Genetic Locations of Interest<br />=<br />+<br />coding DNA<br />non-coding DNA<br />
    86. 86. Genetic Locations of Interest<br />Locations of interest for genetic markers<br />Loci<br />non-coding DNA<br />
    87. 87. Genetic Markers<br />mutations<br />Short Tandem Repeats (STR) <br />Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs)<br /> ---ATTGATTGATTGATTG---<br /> ---ACTGA--- vs. ---ACTAA---<br />
    88. 88. Haplogroups<br />---ACTGA---<br />---ACTAA---<br />haplogroup examples: R1a, J2, I1a <br />
    89. 89. Haplogroups<br />We all stemmed from one ancestor.<br />---ACTGA---<br />---ACTAA---<br />How did certain groups of people diverge? <br />When did they diverge? <br />Where did they migrate? <br />
    90. 90. Haplogroup Distribution<br />
    91. 91. Genetic Genealogy<br />
    92. 92. Genographic Project<br /><ul><li>5 year contract
    93. 93. human migratory history
    94. 94. novel technology</li></li></ul><li>Genographic Project<br /><ul><li>DNA from thousands of people
    95. 95. individual migration paths
    96. 96. anyone can test DNA
    97. 97. similar project: familytree.com</li></ul>Example: map of participant in R1a haplogroup<br />
    98. 98. Missing Piece: Ancestors of Veneti<br />?<br />2008<br />Origins of the ancient Veneti (“Venets”) are unknown<br />
    99. 99. Previous Work by WPI<br />122 valid DNA samples in Venice<br />Created map of theories<br />Obtained data from Genographic<br />Whatman Sterile Omni Swab Kit<br />
    100. 100. Previous Study<br />too much genetic variability from gene flow<br />inconclusive results<br />
    101. 101. Our Work<br />1. Determination of locations for <br />new genetic research<br />2. Plan of DNA collection<br />3. Organization of research for <br />future studies<br />
    102. 102. Determining Significant Locations<br />evidence of the Venets throughout Europe<br />links to their ancient migration<br />
    103. 103. Geographical Distribution of Evidence<br />archaeology example: burial urns<br />
    104. 104. Geographical Distribution of Evidence<br />mythology example: deity worship<br />
    105. 105. Geographical Distribution of Evidence<br />other: scholars, traditions, documents, other finds<br />
    106. 106. Target Locations<br />Wales<br />Lusatia<br />Brittany<br />Slovenia<br />Veneto<br />Paphlagonia<br />
    107. 107. Our Work<br />1. Determination of locations for <br />new genetic research<br />2. Plan of DNA collection<br />3. Organization of research for <br />future studies<br />
    108. 108. Plan of DNA Collection<br />100<br />100<br />100<br />100<br />Organized collection & established means for future analysis<br />
    109. 109. Genetic Comparison to Veneto<br />Veneto<br />Lagole<br />Mel<br />Montebelluna<br />Auronzo<br />Belluno<br />100<br />
    110. 110. Participant Specifications<br />National Genographic require males who are: <br /><ul><li>unrelated,
    111. 111. 18+,
    112. 112. born in “given” region,
    113. 113. parents born in same region,
    114. 114. grandparents born in same region</li></ul>3 generations in region<br />
    115. 115. Future Genetic Analysis:<br />Compare and correlate genetic data<br />Establish relations<br />?<br />?<br />?<br />
    116. 116. Genetic Genealogy<br />?<br />Support with historical and archaeological research<br />
    117. 117. ?<br />
    118. 118. Facilitating Historical Research<br />Transcriptional Tools<br />Genetic Research Tools<br />Archaeological Tools<br />
    119. 119. Questions or Comments?<br />

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