The Cuneiform project: publications and conference papers

 

All conference papers and publications are collectively authored by the project members.

The project is funded by a grant from the University Interdisciplinary Research Fund, awarded on 20/1/00. The terms are that 'a www database be demonstrated together with at least two journal publications'. The deadline is June 2001.

1. Conference papers

1.1 XML and Digital Imaging Considerations for an Interactive Cuneiform Sign Database
Electronic Publication of Ancient Near Eastern Texts
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, 8-9 October 1999

1.2 A Prototype Electronic Sign List for Cuneiform
Initiative for Cuneiform Encoding Conference
Johns Hopkins University, 2-3 November 2000

1.3 The work of the Cuneiform Digital Forensic Project
Virtual Archaeology International Euroconference
Arezzo, 24-25 November 2000

to be published in 5.1.

1.4 The development of an interactive Ancient Near Eastern Archaeological Web resource
Virtual Archaeology International Euroconference
Arezzo, 24-25 November 2000

1.5 3D Capture, Representation and Manipulation of Cuneiform Tablets
IST/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2001
San Jose, 21-26 January 2001

Now published in 5.3

1.6 The work of the Cuneiform Digital Forensic Project
XLVIIe Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale
University of Helsinki, 2-6 July 2001

1.7 The Work of the Cuneiform Digital Forensic Project
Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, Oriental Institute, Oxford, 2001.

2. Standalone multimedia presentations

2.1 Did this King Write this Letter?
Presentation to HRH Queen Elizabeth, 5 May 2000

2.2 The Poem Beneath the Desert
Virtual Archaeology International Euroconference
Arezzo, 24-25 November 2000
to be published on cd in 5.1

3. Presentations

3.1 The Stickup Note and the Former King of the World
Presentation to University Court, 31 May 2000

4. Web pages

4.1 The Project Web pages

4.2 Working papers: research in progress

4.2 A prototype web based interactive cuneiform sign list (being set up on a new server at the moment).

4.3 A web based analysis of a number of cuneiform signs to determine authorship

4.4 The Digital Classification of Ancient Near Eastern Cuneiform Data
This is an html version of 1.3, with added links and illustrations, and will be published on cd in 5.1.

4.5 The sign processor
A prototype sign generator and search device for cuneiform. A detailed description can be found in 4.4, here.

5. Paper publications

5.1 Proceedings of the Euroconference VAST (Virtual Archaeology between Scientific Research and Territorial Marketing)
British Archaeological Review International Series
Archaeopress, Oxford

5.2 The Digital Classification of Ancient Near Eastern Cuneiform Data
to be published in 5.1.

5.3 3D Capture, Representation and Manipulation of Cuneiform Tablets
S.I.Woolley, N.J.Flowers, T.N.Arvanitis, A.Livingstone, T.R.Davis and J.Ellison
IST/SPIE Electronic Imaging 2001, Proc SPIE (Three Dimensional Image Capture and Applications IV) Vol 4298 (0277-786X/01), pp103-110
San Jose, 21-26 January 2001

5.4 Communicating Cuneiform: The Evolution of a Multimedia Cuneiform Database
Visible Language 36.3 (2002).

6. Seminars

6.1 CDF Project Workshop 1
University of Birmingham April 7 2001

6.2 The work of the Cuneiform Digital Forensic Project
Seminar, hosted by Egyptology and Ancient Near Eastern Studies and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents, Oxford University (by invitation)
Oriental Institute, Oxford
15 May 2001

6.2 Forensic cuneiform identification
Birmingham English Department Language Postgraduate seminar, 14/11/02.