The Study and Publication of Inscriptions in the Age of the Computer

Update (7 January 2009): added links to abstracts

This Saturday, 10 January 2009, Paul Iversen and I will be co-chairing the following panel at the Joint Annual Meetings of the American Philological Association and the Archaeological Institute of America. The panel, on the topic of digital study and publication of inscriptions, is sponsored by American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy. I hope to see you there!

Saturday, January 10, 8:30-11:00 a.m. in Independence I of the Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia:

  1. Publishing Image and Text in Digital Epigraphy
    Neel Smith (College of the Holy Cross)
    [ abstract not available ]
  2. Topic Maps and the Semantics of Inscriptions
    Marion Lamé (Alma Mater Studiorum, Università di Bologna, Italy and Université de Provence, Aix-Marseille 1, France)
    [ abstract in pdf (courtesy APA) ]
  3. An Efficient Method for Digitizing Squeezes & Performing Automated Epigraphic Analysis
    Eleni Bozia, Angelos Barmpoutis and Robert S. Wagman (University of Florida)
    [ abstract in msword (courtesy APA) ]
  4. Opportunities for Epigraphy in the Context of 3-D Digitization
    Gabriel Bodard (King’s College London) and Ryan Baumann (Univ. of Kentucky)
    [ abstract in pdf (courtesy APA) ]