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Postdata project presentation

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Postdata ERC project presentation at LINHD, UNED, 29th June 2016. Kick-off meeting

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Postdata project presentation

  1. 1. Elena González-Blanco García UNED - LINHD egonzalezblanco@flog.uned.es UNED, 29th June 2016
  2. 2. The target of this study
  3. 3. Traditional Research Digital Humanities Counting syllables with fingers Automatic syllable counter Comparing 2-3 poems at the same time Comparing thousands of poems in parallel Looking for similar evidences by reading all papers and books Finding multiple evidences through one search engine Individual research Collaborative, interdisciplinary research POSTDATA Vision is to ease humanists research through its digital tranformation Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  4. 4. Philological barriers are caused by different ways of conceptualization Alexandrines 4x(7pp+7p) (Classic Latin) 12A12A12A12A (Romance) Goliardic Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  5. 5. Technological barriers are caused by lack of standardization and interoperability Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  6. 6. POSTDATA is the key to link existing technologies making them interoperable Standardization Interoperability Collaboration Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  7. 7. POSTDATA is structured in three axes Philology Abstract model of philological shared elements Technology Ontology for Poetry as Linked Open Data Society Platform for Poetry storage and analysis Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  8. 8. Philological standardization is the starting point Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  9. 9. POSTDATA looks for an abstract model with common elements across the different poetic systems Latin poetry Spanish poetry Galician poetry Italian poetry French poetry Occitan poetry Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  10. 10. Concepts are transformed into an ontology as Linked Open Data Semantics Data are expressed as RDF, the language of the semantic web Syntax All elements are linked and able to be linked with elements of other ontologies Structure This semantic layer can be added to ANY existing project, regardless of its technology
  11. 11. POSTDATA looks for an abstract model with common elements across the different poetic systems Common abstract conceptualization Comparative study of poetic terminology Names of poems Names of stanzas Topics Acróstico Arte Mayor Balada Canción Canción Trovadoresca Cantiga Cosante O Cosaute Decir Endecha … Arte Mayor Copla Copla Castellana Copla Oncena Copla Real. Cuaderna Vía Cuarteta Asonantada Cuarteta Décima … Alba Alegoría Amor Arrepentimiento Ave María Biblia Cárcel Castigo Confesión …
  12. 12. Online User-friendly Different profiles POSTDATA platform is a virtual research environment for researchers and other users A semantic indexed repository for poetry collections Repository A lab to play with apps and tools Lab A social platform to find new projects, partners and ideas Community Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  13. 13. The workplan is structured in three phases YEAR 1 YEAR 2 YEAR 3 YEAR 4 YEAR 5 Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact Analysis and conceptualization Design & prototyping Implemen- tation
  14. 14. T R A I N I N G Our teamwork is interdisciplinary and work under continuous training Principal Investigator Postdoc Postdoc Developer PhD student Project Manager Philological team Technical team Students Advisory Board Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  15. 15. Impact for Public at large Impact for Researchers A groundbreaking project based on an interdisciplinary approach in a traditional humanities field with innovative results Improvement of research results Training in Digital Humanities Collaborative work Collection of open-access poetry online Guarantee of cultural preservation Further applications (teaching, tourism…) Challenge Barriers Project Methodology Impact
  16. 16. egonzalezblanco@flog.uned.es http://linhd.uned.es @linhduned

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