Neo-Paleography: Analysing Ancient Handwritings in the Digital Age
Held in Basel University, 27-29 January 2020, with the support of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAGW/ASSH), the Swiss Society for Ancient Studies (SVAW/ASEA), the Swiss Society for Ancient Near Eastern Studies (SGOA) and Max Geldner Foundation.
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Click here for directions. Venue: Kollegienhaus, Regenzzimmer 111, Petersplatz 1, 4001 Basel
Monday 27 January
|14:15||Nachum Dershowitz, Adiel Ben-Shalom in abs., Lior Wolf in abs. (Tel Aviv): Computerized Paleography: Tools for Historical Manuscripts|
|14:45||Mladen Popović, Lambert Schomaker, Maruf Dhali (Groningen): Digital Palaeography of the Dead Sea Scrolls for Dating Undated Manuscripts|
|15:15||Gemma Hayes, Maruf Dhali (Groningen): Identifying Dead Sea Scribes: A Digital Palaeographic Approach|
|16:30||Vinodh Rajan Sampath (Hamburg): Script Analyzer: A Tool for Quantitative Paleography|
|17:00||Timo Korkiakangas (Helsinki): Quantifying Medieval Latin handwriting with Script Analyzer|
|17:30||Elena Nieddu, Serena Ammirati in abs. (Roma): IN CODICE RATIO: a gateway to paleographical thesauri|
|18:30||Buffet in Dep. Altertumswissenschaften (for the speakers)|
Tuesday 28 January
Wednesday 29 January
|9:00||Marie Beurton-Aimar, Cecilia Ostertag in abs. (Bordeaux): Re-assembly Egyptian potteries with handwritten texts|
|9:30||Vincent Christlein (Nuremberg): Writer identification in historical document images|
|10:00||Imran Siddiqi (Islamabad): Dating of Historical Manuscripts using Image Analysis & Deep Learning Techniques|
|11:00||Tanmoy Mondal (Montpellier): Efficient technique for Binarization, Noise Cleaning and Convolutional Neural Network Based Writer Identification for Papyri Manuscripts|
|11:30||Andreas Fischer (Fribourg): Recent Advances in Graph-Based Keyword Spotting for Supporting Quantitative Paleography|
|14:00||Vlad Atanasiu, Peter Fornaro (Basel): On the utility of color in computational paleography|
|Visit of the Digital Humanities Lab and the papyrus collection in the University Library|