Template for “People” Glossary
[Name/Acronym/Abbreviation.] (year of birth-year of death if deceased.)
- [Position] [Institutional affiliation.]
- [Key publications: 3 max; preferably monographs.]
- [(and/or) Key projects.]
Alciato, Andrea (1492-1550)
- ”Alciati”; Italian jurist and writer.
- French school of legal humanists; Publisher, The Plantin Press
- Civil law; literatures of antiquity
- Emblamata (1531)
- Source: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/185554/emblem-book#ref153210
Arnold, Matthew (1822-1888)
- British poet and cultural critic
- Culture and Anarchy, 1869; “Dover Beach”, 1867
Austin, J.L. (John Langshaw) (1911-1960)
- White’s Professor of Moral History, Oxford
- Speech acts; knowledge and perception; Oxford Realism
- Sense and Sensabilia (1962); How to Do Things With Words (1979)
- Source: http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/austin-jl/
Bacon, Francis (1561-1626)
- Lord Chancellor of England; philosopher, scientist, orator
- Scientific method; Baconian method
- Essayes (1597); New Atlantis; Great Instauration
- Source: http://www.iep.utm.edu/bacon/#SH2a
- Digital Humanities Librarian, Brown University
- Data modelling; database architecture
- The Early American Foreign Service Database (EAFSD)
- Senior Programmer/Analyst; Women Writers Project; Brown University
- Markup languages; Programming for digital humanities projects; XML technologies
- Text Encoding Initiative (TEI)
Behn, Aphra (1640-1689)
- Restoration dramatist and spy; traveled in the Netherlands, Surinam, and England; female writer producing a wide range of fiction, poetry and translations.
- Atlantic slave trade; native morality
- (plays) The Forced Marriage (1670); Oroonoko (1688)
- Source: Oroonoko, and Other Writings. ed. Paul Salzman. Oxford: Oxford U.P.: 2009.
Berners-Lee, Sir Tim
- Professor, MIT
- Web Inventor and Founding Director of the World Wide Web Foundation W3C
- Invented the World Wide Web in 1989 while working as a software engineer at CERN, the large particle physics laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland.
- Weaving the Web (2000)
- Source: http://www.webfoundation.org/
- Senior Lecturer, Director,MA in Digital Asset and Media Management, King’s College London.
- Research infrastructures in arts and humanities
- Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities (DARIAH), European Holocaust Research Infrastructure (EHRI), Data Service Infrastructure for Social Sciences and Humanities (DASISH)
- Source: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/innovation/groups/cerch/people/blanke/index.asp
- Senior Researcher, Huygens Institute for Netherlands History (Huygens ING).
- Editor, Textual Scholarship (Journal)
- Specializing in digital editions; Emblem Project Utrecht
- Source: http://peterboot.nl/
- Researcher, Xerox Research Center
- Alignement textuel monolingue avec recherche de déplacements: Algorithmique pour la critique génétique (2012).
- Source: http://clair.eecs.umich.edu/aan/author.php?author_id=%209586#ui-tabs-5
Brentano, Franz (1838-1917)
- German Philosopher & Psychologist
- Manager, Humanities Computing Unit, Oxford University Computing Services
Bush, Vennevar (1890-1974)
- Pivotal figure in hypertext research.
- Memex ; “As We May Think.”Atlantic Monthly (1945)
- Source: http://www2.iath.virginia.edu/elab/hfl0034.html
- Founder of Iconclass; developer (with Etienne Posthumus) of 2009 Iconclass browser
- Source: http://www.iconclass.nl/home
Cappon, Lester J. (1900-1981)
- Director, Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg;
- Archivist, Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia
- Archival theory; Cartography; Geography; Biography
- Research Associate, Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College, London
- Models of text encoding, transcription, the nature of text
- “Markup’s Current Imbalance.” Markup Languages: theory and practice 3(1). Winter 2001.
- “Nouns Proper and Improper: Using the TEI for primary sources.” (with Sydney Bauman and Julia Flanders.) Computers and the Humanities. 32. 1998.
- DigiPal Project, Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson
Chaitin, Gregory John
- Professor and Mathematician, University of Maine
- Metamathematics; Ω number
- Proving Darwin: Making Evolution Mathematical (2012); Metamath: The Quest for Omega (2006)
- Source: http://www.umcs.maine.edu/~chaitin/
- University Professor of Computer Science, Brown University
- Artificial Intelligence (AI); Natural Language Processing; Machine Learning
- Institute Professor & Professor of Linguistics (Emeritus), Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Linguistic Theory; Syntax; Semantics; Philosophy of Language
- Universal Grammar (UG)
Codd, Edgar F. (1923-2003)
- Inventor of the relational model for database management; winner of the Turing Award
- Computer science; data management; Alpha programming language
- “A Relational Model of Data for Large Shared Data Banks” (1970); The Relational Model for Database Management: Version 2 (1990)
- Associate Professor, Department of History and Art History, George Mason University; Director, Center for History and New Media, George Mason University;
- Executive Director, Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)
- European and American intellectual history; The history of science (particularly mathematics); Intersection of history and computing
- Digital History: A Guide to Gathering, Preserving, and Presenting the Past on the Web (with Roy Rosenzweig)
- Research Assistant Professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Scientific data practices; data curation; shared data collection in neuroscience
- Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS); Data Curation Education Program (DCEP)
- Computer programmer; Game developer
- Computer games; Game genre
- Colossal Cave Adventure
- Researcher, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (responsible for consulting and realization of projects in the field of Digital Humanities)
- Practical data modeling; Data models for complex multi-level encoded texts
- Director, Data Archiving and Networked Services
- Research Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) @ University of Illinois
- Foundations of information representation and description; Issues of expression and encoding in documents and digital information resources
- Assistant Professor, Institute of Polish Studies, Pedagogical University of Kraków, Poland
- European literature of the Renaissance and Baroque, classical heritage in early modern literature, scholarly editing
- Critical bilingual edition of Andreas Volanus’ Latin treatise De libertate politica…, 1572; Eder, Maciej, and Jan Rybicki. “Stylometry with R.” In Digital Humanities 2011: Conference Abstracts, pp. 308-311. 2011.
- Source: https://sites.google.com/site/computationalstylistics/
- Faculty Member, Roma Tre University, Rome
- Text Encoding, Comparative Philology, Humanities Computing (Digital Humanities)
- Project Coordinator, New Humanities (newhumanities.org)
- “Towards a Critique of Digital Humanities” (2012)
- Source: http://www.newhumanities.org/people/#francesco-fiorentino
- Head, Digital Scholarship Group and Professor of the Practice of English, Northeastern University
- Director, Women Writers Project (WWP)
- Digital editing; Digital humanities project development; Information modeling; Text encoding; Markup languages; Literary studies
- The Cambridge Companion to Textual Scholarship (Cambridge Companions to Literature) (Editor, with Neil Fraistat)
- Flanders, Julia. “Data and Wisdom: Electronic Editing and the Quantification of Knowledge,” LLC 24:1 (2009), 53–62.
- Women Writers Project (WWP); Text Encoding Initiative (TEI); Anvil Academic; Walt Whitman Archive; NINES; Massachusetts Historical Society
Francis, Winthrop Nelson (1910-2002)
- American author, linguist, professor; Brown University
- Corpus linguistics
- Brown University Standard Corpus of Present-Day American English (with Henry Kučera) (1964)
- Brown Corpus: http://khnt.aksis.uib.no/icame/manuals/brown/
- Source: Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics (2012)
François Le Premier (Francis 1st) (1494-1547)
- King of France, 1515-1547, Succeeding Louis XII
- Founder of the Collège de France
- Source: http://www.france.fr/hommes-et-femmes-dexception/francois-ier-1494-1547
Friedman, Daniel P.
- Professor of Computer Science at Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
- Programming languages, lazy programming, Scheme
- Essential Programming Languages (2008) with Mitchell Wand; The Little LISPer (1974); Scheme and the Art of Programming (1989)
- Speculative fiction; Cyberpunk
- Neuromancer, 1984.
- Pattern Recognition, 2003.
Gödel, Kurt (1906-1978)
- Austrian Logician; Mathematician; Philosopher
- Incompleteness Theorems; Logic; Ontology
- Director, Human-Computer Interaction Lab (University of Maryland)
- Social networks; Trust; Intelligent systems; Semantic web
- Analyzing the Social Web, 2014
- Professor of teaching knowledge management and semantic knowledge architectures, School of Library and Information Science, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
- Knowledge Management; Semantic-based technologies; Digital Libraries
- Identity Management; eScience and eScholarship under special consideration of the Humanities and Social Sciences ; Semiological and technical foundations of the concept of document in digital networks
- Senior researcher, Institute for Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of
- National Research Council
- Scientific director, ISTC-CNR Laboratory for Applied Ontology in Trento
- Ontology; Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- Welty, C. and Guarino, N. 2001. Supporting Ontological Analysis of Taxonomic Relationships. Data and Knowledge Engineering, 39(1): 51-74.
- Senior Lecturer; Director of Centre for e-Research (CeRch), King’s College, London
- Citizen science; role of digital libraries and archives in research and scholarly publishing
- (w/ Tobias Blanke) Scholarly Primitives: building institutional infrastructures for Humanities e-Science, Future Generation Computer Systems, The International Journal of Grid Computing: Theory, Methods and Applications, Sage. (to appear, 2012)
- Source: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/innovation/groups/cerch/people/hedges/index.aspx
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Freiderich (1770-1831)
- Major Enlightenment philosopher in western intellectual heritage; Germany.
- Rational historical development; freedom; the ascent of reason; history as progress toward civilization.
- The Phenomenology of Mind, The Science of Logic, and The Philosophy of Right
- Source: “Hegel, G.W.F.” The Oxford Companion to Philosophy. 2005. 365-68.
- Professor of Knowledge Organization, Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS), Copenhagen
- Domain analysis; concept theory
- The New Review of Information Behavior Research: Framing Social Life Theory and Research; Phenomenography -Relational… by Lars Hoglund, Elfeda A. Chatman, Birger Hjorland and Reijo Savolainen (2000).
Hochschild, Jennifer L.
- Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government, Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University; Harvard College Professor, Harvard University
- American politics and political philosophy; race, ethnicity, and immigration; Educational and social welfare policies; Genomics and politics; Public opinion and political culture
Houseman, Alfred Edward (A.E.) (1859-1936)
- English poet & scholar
- A Shropshire Lad, 1896
- Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen
- Textual ontology; Markup language theory; Digital humanities
- Wittgenstein Archives, University of Bergen (Founding Director)
- Professor of English Language, School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies, University of Birmingham
- Applied Linguistics
- Corpus Approaches to Evaluation: phraseology and evaluative language. 2011; Academic Writing: at the interface of corpus and discourse. Continuum. 2009; Introducing Applied Linguistics: concepts and skills. 2009.
- Source: http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/staff/profiles/english/hunston-susan.aspx
Husserl, Edmund (1859-1938)
- Philosopher; Mathematician
- Phenomenology; Epistemology; Ontology
- Professor of Vassar College and Honorary Professor of Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza (Iasi, Romania)
- Computational Linguistics
- Pascal for the Humanities; “Preparation and Analysis of Linguistic Corpora,” in A Companion to Digital Humanities.
- The Language Application Grid, American National Corpus, MASC, INTEROP-SLIT, XCES.
- Associate Professor of New Media; Co-Director, Still Water lab; Director, Digital Curation graduate program, University of Maine.
- Digital art; New Media; Networks
- At the Edge of Art, 2006. (with Joline Blais)
- Still Water (University of Maine at Orono); Variable Media Network; The Pool
Jakobson, Roman (1896-1982)
- Professor of Slavic Language, Harvard University (1949-1967)
- Structural Linguistics; Semantics; Phonology; Syntax
- Professor for Literary Computing and German Literary History, University of Würzburg
- Literary Theory, Narratology, Literary Computing, Scholarly Editing, Literature of the Age of Goethe, History of the Novel
- Figure and person. Contribution to a historical narratology. Berlin: de Gruyter, 2004.
- Text Grid
- Professor, University of Paris
- French historian; political history; evolution of the press, media history; critic of Google Library Project
- Google and the Myth of Universal Knowledge (2011)
- Source: http://www.babelio.com/auteur/Jean-Nol-Jeanneney/21132
Jerz, Dennis G.
- Associate Professor, Seton Hall University
- Weblogs; Interactive fiction; Literary representations of technology; Web usability and design
- Technology in American Drama, 1920-1950: Soul and Society in the Age of the Machine. (Greenwood Press, March 2003)
John, Jeremy Leighton
- Scientific Curator, Manuscripts, British Library
Kelley, Emily R.
- Historical Compiler, GIS Compiler, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, The Newberry Library, Chicago
- Data and Reality, 2nd edn. Bloomington, IN: 1st Books. (Originally published in Amsterdam: North Holland.)
Kirschenbaum, Matthew G.
- Associate Professor of English, University of Maryland; Associate Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH).
- Digital humanities; Electronic literature; Creative new media (including games); Textual studies; Postmodern/experimental literature
- Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination, MIT Press (2008).
- Assistant Director, Humanities Digital Workshop, Washington University (St. Louis)
- Relationship between digital evidence and historical arguments; How stories bridge the scales at which we make up our collective minds
- Humanities Digital Workshop
- Professor Emeritus, Stanford University
- The Art of Computer Programming http://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~knuth/taocp.html
- Source: http://www-cs-faculty.stanford.edu/~knuth/index.html
- Assistant Professor, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland
- Textual scholarship; Preservation and modeling of virtual worlds; Image analysis; Literary studies; Information science
Kucera, Henry (1925-2010)
- Czech linguist and professor
- Corpus linguistics; Linguistic software;
- Collaboration with W. Nelson Francis on Brown Corpus of Standard American English (1964)
- Source: http://icame.uib.no/brown/bcm.html
- Head of Collection Information Services, Folger Shakespeare Library
- Methodological and epistemological perspectives embedded in our data modeling practices: how these impact both the public circulation and consumption of cultural heritage, and its preservation and sustainability in institutional settings
Kuhn, Thomas (1922-1996)
- Professor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Paradigm shifts; Philosophy of science
- The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
- Professor, School of Information, University of California, Berkeley
- Information retrieval system design and evaluation; emphasis on the system internals
- Cheshire information retrieval system: http://cheshire.berkeley.edu/
- Source: http://www.ischool.berkeley.edu/people/faculty/raylarson
- Scientific Director of the Sciences Po Medialab at Sciences Po Paris
- French Sociologist of science and anthropologist, once associated with social constructionist approaches to the philosophy of science, Actor Network Theory
- We Have Never Been Modern (1991; English translation, 1993), Laboratory Life (with Steve Woolgar, 1979) and Science in Action (1987)
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716)
- German Mathematician & Philosopher
- Metaphysics; Epistemology; Logic; Philosophy of Religion
Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim (1729-1781)
- German Dramatist; Writer; Theorist; Dramaturg
- Philosophy; Aesthetics
- Married Ben Jonson in 1594
- Professor, Dept. of English, UC Santa Barbara; -UCSB Media Arts & Technology Program
- Relationship between history and media
- Local Transcendence: Essays on Postmodern Historicism and the Database (2008)
- Voice of the Shuttle: http://vos.ucsb.edu/
- Source: http://liu.english.ucsb.edu/
Lombardo, Pietros (1435-1515)
- Renaissance Italian sculptor, architect, Venice
- Source: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/346726/Pietro-Lombardo
- Emeritus Professor, Cognitive Engineering, University College, London
- Human-computer Interaction; Human Factors; Usability engineering; Applied psychology; Office and high street systems; Command and control systems; Distributed work; Telecommunications-supported work
- Curator, History of Science & Technology Collections (Stanford University); Curator, Film & Media Collections (Stanford University)
- History of computer games and simulations; Creation and curation of digital archives; Computer games as a performance medium
- Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Virginia
- Computer vision, human vision, robotics, genetic algorithms, image databases, and artificial intelligence
- An Empirical Investigation of the Scalability of a Multiple Viewpoint CBIR System (2004); Multiple Viewpoints as an Approach to Digital Library Interfaces (2003)
- Source: http://www.cs.virginia.edu/people/faculty/martin.html
- Professor of Humanities Computing, Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London;Professor, Research Group in Digital Humanities,School of Humanities and Communication Arts, University of Western Sydney
- Computing across the arts, humanities and interpretive social sciences
- Dictionary of Words in the Wild project
- Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) @ University of Illinois
- Digital libraries, digital preservation and curation, digital humanities, metadata design, human-computer interaction and user interface design, socio-technical and participatory design approaches to information systems development
- “Knee-Deep in the Data: Practical Problems in Applying the OAIS Reference Model to the Preservation of Computer Games.” Proceedings of the 45th Hawaii International Conference On System Sciences (HICSS), Maui, Hawaii, January 4-7, 2012.
- “Packaging Videogames for Long-Term Preservation: Integrating FRBR and the OAIS Reference Model.” Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 62(1), January 2011, pp. 171-184.
- Preserving Virtual Worlds II
- Professor of Modern German Literature (Theory of Literature, Methodology of Textual Analysis and Literary Computing), Department of Language, Literature and Media I, Faculty of Humanities, University of Hamburg
- Semantic annotation; Text analysis; Narratology; Machine learning; Markup language theory; Computer-assisted reader research
- heureCLÉA; CATMA / Clea
- Research Assistant at Chair of Computer Philology, Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburgl
- Developer, Genetic Edition of Goethe’s Faust
- Computer-Supported Collation; Markup Theory and Practice; Software Architecture; Literary Theory
- “To bring the literary home. An insight into the digital edition of the lexicographical estate of Franz Brümmer.” B.I.T. online. Journal of Library & Information Science and Technology. Wiesbaden. 2007.
- Interedition; Genetic Edition of Goethe’s Faust; Juxta
- Professor of Media Arts and Sciences and Professor of EECS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- AI, cognitive psychology, mathematics, computational linguistics, robotics, optics.
- The Emotion Machine; The Society of Mind; Essays on Education.
- Inventor of SNARC, the Confocal Scanning Microscope, and the “Muse” synthesizer, among others
- Associated Professor of Digital Media, MIT; Director, The Trope Tank
- Interactive narrative; Digital poetics; Creative computing
- 10 PRINT CHR$(205.5+RND(1)); : GOTO 10, MIT Press, 2013.
- Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System, MIT Press, 2009.
- The Deletionist; The Trope Tanks
- Associate Director, Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities
- Assistant Dean for Digital Humanities Research, University of Maryland Libraries,
- University of Maryland
- Electronic publishing; Curation and preservation of digital humanities research data
- Trevor Muñoz. (2013). 360°: Data Curation. Archive Journal.
- Associate Director for Projects and Research, Scholarly Technology Group (STG)
- Digital humanities, information design, classics, hypertext systems, rhetoric of digital interfaces
- (with Allen Renear) “The Text Encoding Initiative at 10: Not Just an Interchange Format Anymore – but a New Research Community,” Computers and the Humanities (CHum 1998).
- Professor Emeritus, Universität Tübingen and Honorary Professor of Universität Würzburg.
- Text data processing and analysis.
- Gebet und Heil. Die Bedeutung der Gebetsparänese in der lukanischen Theologie; Metrische Analysen zur Ars Poetica des Horaz; Metrische Analysen zu Vergil, Aeneis.
- Head of TUSEP; founding member and local organizer of ALLC; co-founder of patina GmbH; local organizer of ACH.
- Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Director, Center for Informatics Research in Science & Scholarship (CIRSS)
- Information technologies and scientific and scholarly work; Interdisciplinary scholarly communication; Information needs and uses; Social and cultural studies of knowledge
- Associate professor, Department of Computer Science, University of San Francisco (USF)
- Graduate program director, Department of Computer Science, University of San Francisco
- Programming language design; Language implementation; Language translation; Developer tools
- ANTLR; StringTemplate
- (Former) Cartographic editor, Atlas of Early American History, Newberry Library
Petronius (Gaius Petronius Arbiter or Titus Petronius Niger (d. 66 CE)
- Roman nobleman; First magistrate of Rome;
- Reputed author of the Satyricon, a literary portrait of Roman society of the 1st century ad.
- Nero’s “director of elegance” (arbiter elegantiae)
- Source: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/454501/Gaius-Petronius-Arbiter
- Chair of the Teaching Committee and Director of the MA in Digital Humanities, King’s College London
- Editing, Italian Renaissance texts, Text encoding, Modern manuscripts, Modeling
- Digital scholarly editing. Farnham: Ashgate, Forthcoming – 2014
- La codifica di testi. Una introduzione. Roma: Carocci, 2005
- Jane Austen’s Fiction Manuscripts; CHARM – AHRC Research Centre for the History and Analysis of Recorded Music; Jonathan Swift Archive
- Consultant, Mulberry Technologies, Inc.; Adjunct Faculty, Graduate School of Information and Library Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Principal, Piez Consulting Services.
- Professional information modeling, humanities scholarship, digital humanities, markup language theory and practice, LMNL.
- Jeni Tennison, Wendell Piez, The Layered Markup and Annotation.
- Language, 2002 Extreme Markup Languages Conference, Montréal, Canada, August 2002.
- Poet; Professor of English, Boston University; Poetry Editor, Slate Magazine; Poet Laureate of the United States (1997-2000)
- Modern American Poetry
- Associate Director, Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, University of Virginia
- Archival metadata; Digital humanities; Digital project development; Markup languages
- ”Designing Sustainable Projects and Publications.” A Companion to Digital Humanities, edited by John Unsworth and Susan Schreibman (Blackwell Publishing, 2004).
- Encoded Archival Description (EAD); Encoded Archival Context-Corporate Bodies, Persons, and Families (EAC-CPF)
Planck, Max (1858-1947)
- German physicist
- Nobel Prize, Physics, 1918
Powell, Brenna M.
- Doctoral Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University
- Doctoral fellow, Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
- Inequality; Civil conflict; Political violence in divided societies
- Independent researcher and programmer
- XML; Markup Technologies
- XML Interest Group of the World Wide Web consortium
- Professor of Digital Humanities, King’s College, London; former Curator, British Museum
- History of libraries and archives; British social history;
- Electronic Beowulf, Ed. Kevin S Kiernan; Towards the Digital Libary (1997); The British Inheritance: A Treasury of Historic Documents (2000)
- Source: http://journalofdigitalhumanities.org/author/aprescott/
- Associate Professor of English, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
- Text analysis; Digital literary studies; Programming for large text collections; Digital humanities
- Reading Machines: Toward an Algorithmic Criticism (University of Illinois Press, 2011)
- Abbot (with Brian Pytlik-Zillig)
Rawles, Stephen D.
- University of Glasgow; Honorary Senior Research Fellow (Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute)
- French Renaissance Printing; Historic library catalogues; Emblems
- Source: http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/humanities/staff/stephenrawles/
- Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
- Markup Language Theory; Analytic Philosophy; Ontologies for data curation and scientific publishing
- “Strategic Reading, Ontologies, and the Future of Scientific Publishing.” Allen H. Renear, Carole L. Palmer. Science. 325:5942 p. 828 (2009).
- “When Digital Objects Change — Exactly What Changes?” Allen H. Renear, David Dubin, Karen M. Wickett. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 45:1 (2008).
- Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship
Rilke, Rainer Maria (1875-1926)
- Bohemian-Austrian Poet & Novelist
- Research Director at INRIA – Visiting Scientists, Department of German Language and Linguistics
- XML, TEI, language resources, digital repositories, lexica, digital humanities
- Researcher, Data Archiving and Networked Services
- Languages of information exchange: SGML and XML; Workflows in publication processes
- Mexican researcher, physician, and psychologists
- The Role of Models in Science (with Norbert Wiener), 1945
- Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Houston-Downtown
- Globalization and Comparative Political-Economy; Art, Technology, and Culture; Social Stratification; Methodology
- Assistant Professor, Institute of English Studies, Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
- Translation, comparative literature, humanities computing (especially stylometry and authorship attribution).
- Eder, Maciej, and Jan Rybicki. “Stylometry with R.” In Digital Humanities 2011: Conference Abstracts, pp. 308-311. 2011.
- Source: https://sites.google.com/site/computationalstylistics/
- Doctoral Candidate, Brown University
- Twentieth Century U.S. Cultural History; Visual Studies; Postmodernism; History and Theory of Public Humanities; Television Studies; Critical Theory, Cultural Studies; U.S. Intellectual History; Theories of Neoliberalism; Affect Studies; Digital Humanities
- “Frontier House: Reality Television and the Historical Experience,” Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Film and Television Studies (Spring 2007): 35-42
- “Review of Alison Griffiths, Shivers Down Your Spine: Cinema, Museums and the Immersive View” (2008), Technology & Culture,(October, 2009): 33-34
- Visiting Research Scientist, László Barabási’s Center for Complex Network Research, Boston, MA; Editorial Advisor, Leonardo Journal (MIT-Press)
- Complex networks in the arts and humanities
- Software Engineer, Information Security Institute (Queensland University of Technology)
- Textual representation, Overlap, Markup
- “The Role of Markup in the Digital Humanities.” 2012, The Cologne Dialogue on Digital Humanities 2012
- Digital Variants (Roma3, Italy); HRIT (University of Loyola, Chicago)
- Emeritus Professor of the History of Classical Art and Archaeology at the Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa.
- The history of ancient art
Short, Emily (pseudonym)
- Interactive fiction; NPCs (non-player game characters)
- Galatea, 2000.
- IF Theory Reader, 2011. (General Editor)
- GIS Consultant, Interactive Map-site (ArcIMS) Designer, Atlas of Historical County Boudaries, The Newberry Library, Chicago;
Sinko, Peggy Tuck
- Associate Editor, Historical Compiler, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, The Newberry Library, Chicago
Spenser, Gabriel (1578-1598)
- Elizabethan actor
- Killed in a duel by Ben Jonson
- Principal, Black Mesa Technologies
- Professional information modeling, management, standards development, textual scholarship, scholarly editing, German literature, markup language theory
- Co-edited the XML 1.0 specification and the Guidelines of the Text Encoding Initiative.
- Deputy Director, Herzog-August-Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel
- Digital library; Modeling historical texts in library and research contexts; Meta data formats for digital texts
- “The value of a print as a single piece or as part of a collection.” Wolfenbütteler Notes Book History 26 (2001) 1, pp. 37-50.
- Wolfenbütteler Notizen zur Buchgeschichte (Editor)
Stokes, Peter A.
- Senior Lecturer, Department of Digital Humanities, King’s College London
- Name-studies; Lexicography; Anglo-Saxon charters; Image-processing; Digital humanities; Palaeography
- Digital Medievalist (Director); Medieval Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age (MMSDA) (Principal Coordinator)
- Columbia University, Blogger, journalist, computer scientist.
- Building @overviewproject open-source
- Source: https://twitter.com/jonathanstray
- Professor Emerita, Department of Information Studies, UCLA
- Bibliographical control, including cataloging, classification, and indexing; design and evaluation of cataloging systems and documentary languages in the automated environment
- The Intellectual Foundation of Information Organization (MIT Press, 2000).
Szasz, Thomas (1920-2012)
- Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse (1990-2012)
- Mental illness; history of psychiatry
- The Myth of Mental Illness (1960)
- Director, Belgrade Center for Digital Humanities (BCDH); media trainer for DW Akademie in Bonn and Berlin
- Lexicography; Slavic languages and literature; retrodigitization
- Transpoetika Project: A Digital Platform for Serbian Language and Literature
- Professor, University of Saarbrücken
- Corpus linguistic; Designing corpora for research questions; Multi-level annotation
- “Corpus linguistic, designing corpora for research questions, multi-level annotation” (with Stefania Degaetano-Ortlieb and Ekaterina Lapshinova-Koltunski)
- Registers in Contact (DFG; 2010-2013); Clarin-D project
- Technical Director, Open Data Institute
- XML; JSON; Linked data APIs
- W3C’s Technical Architecture Group; W3C’s HTML Data Task Force
- Director, UCL Centre for Digital Humanities
- Applying computational technologies to Humanities problems, to allow research that would otherwise be impossible
- QRator, Transcribe Bentham, The Great Parchment Book and Textal
Tillett, Barbara B.
- Chief, Cataloging Policy and Support Office Library of Congress, Washington, D.C
- Director, ILS Program (Integrated Library System), Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
- “The FRBR Model (Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records),” Barbara B. Tillett. Record of Workshop on Authority Control among Chinese, Korean and Japanese Languages (CJK Authority 3), National Institute of Informatics, 2002, p. 71-97 (Also in Japanese, p. 98-114)
- Technical Lead, California Digital Library
- Virtualization and Clustering strategies; Web Application Performance, XSLT
- Source: http://www.cdlib.org/contact/staff_directory/btingle.html
Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) (1488–1576)
- Italian Painter
- High Renaissance
- Data Consultant, California Digital Library
- Online Archive of California (OAC); Calisphere; UC Libraries Digital Collection
- Source: http://www.cdlib.org/contact/staff_directory/aturner.html
Unsworth, John M.
- Vice-Provost for Library and Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, Brandeis University
- “Merchants of Light, Depredators and Pioneers,” Wisconsin Distinguished Lecture, School of Library and Information Studies, Madison, Wisconsin, November 9, 2011; “Datta-Mine-ing,” DH Symposium, Texas Institute for Literary and Textual Studies, U.T. Austin, May 27, 2011
- Co-founded first peer-reviewed electronic journal in the humanities, Postmodern Culture.
- Source: http://people.lis.illinois.edu/~unsworth/
- Brazilian data scientist and designer
- Social, collaborative, and artistic aspects of information visualization
- Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fernanda_Viégas
Virchow, Rudolf (1821-1902)
- German physician and statesman
- Cell theory; pathology
- Source: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/629797/Rudolf-Virchow
Volney, Constantin François de Chassebœuf, comte de (1757-1820)
- French Philosopher; Historian; Politician
- Ruins of Empires, 1791 (http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1397/1397-h/1397-h.htm)
- Editor. Emblem Digitization: Conducting Digital Research with Renaissance Texts and Images.
- Strategien des Kulturtransfers im Pegnesischen Blumenorden und ihre Bedeutung für die Öffnung der Gendergrenzen für schreibende Frauen der Frühen Neuzeit,” Daphnis 40 (2012): 287–326.
- Source: http://www.iprh.illinois.edu/resources/humanities/
- Professor of Computer Science at Northeastern University.
- Programming-language semantics and their application to compiler correctness, type theory, and object-oriented programming.
- Essentials of Programming Languages (2008) with Daniel P. Friedman
- Ph.D. student, Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS), University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Wellbery, David E.
- LeRoy T. and Margaret Deffenbaugh Carlson University Professor, Departments of Germanic Studies and Comparative Literature, Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago
- Aesthetics; Semiotics; Rhetoric; German Romanticism.
- Editor, A New History of German Literature. (Harvard U.P., 2005.)
Welty, Christopher A.
- Research scientist, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, New York
- RSM – Ontology; Semantic Web
- Welty, C. and Guarino, N. 2001. Supporting Ontological Analysis of Taxonomic Relationships. Data and Knowledge Engineering, 39(1): 51-74.
- Emeritus Professor at University of California, Santa Cruz
- Historian and Literary Criticism
- Metahistory: The Historical Imagination in Nineteenth-Century Europe (1973)
Wiener, Norbert (1894-1964)
- Professor of Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
- Mathematics, cybernetics, stochastic and noise processes, electronic engineering and communication, control systems.
- Cybernetics: Or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine; Selected Papers of Norbert Wiener; The Mathematical Work of Norbert Wiener; The Role of Models in Science (with Norbert Wiener), 1945
- Originator of cybernetics, Wiener equation, Wiener filter, and Wiener process, among others.
- Senior Researcher, Institut für Deutsche Sprache
- Use and limitations of markup languages for the linguistic description of language data.
- TEI Special Interest Group “TEI for Linguists”; “Sustainability of Linguistic Resources”
- Source: http://www.culingtec.uni-leipzig.de/ESU_C_T/node/46
- Computer programmer; Currently employed by Google
- Computer games; Game genre
- Colossal Cave Adventure