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The Giles Ecosystem – Storage, Text Extraction, and OCR of Documents

Published in the Journal of Open Research Software

September 28, 2017

The paper The Giles Ecosystem – Storage, Text Extraction, and OCR of Documents was published in the Journal of Open Research Software on September 28, 2017 (check it out here). The paper describes the Giles Ecosystem developed by the Digital Innovation Group.

RSE 2017 in Manchester

Second Research Software Engineer Conference

September 14, 2017

From September 7 to 8, 2017, the second Research Software Engineer conference was held in Manchester, UK. Julia Damerow attended the conference and presented a poster. The two days were packed with interesting talks about topics such as software reusability, container infrastructures, or open source projects.

DH2017 Pre-Conference Workshop Outcomes

Building a Community for Digital Humanities Software Development

August 18, 2017

On 7 August 2017, the Digital Innovation Group together with the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science hosted a pre-conference workshop at the Digital Humanities Conference 2017 in Montréal. The workshop called “Let’s Develop an Infrastructure for Historical Research Tools” focused on collaboration and integration of digital humanities software and tools.

DigInG hosts workshop

Webapp Development with Spring, May 23-26 2017

June 26, 2017

The Digital Innovation Group (DigInG) hosted a 4-day workshop at ASU. The workshop covered an introduction to Spring and Kafka, working with GitHub, some lectures on best practices and software development, and a lot of coding. Attendees received a highly interactive, hands-on development experience using Java and the Spring Framework.

Let’s Develop an Infrastructure for Historical Research Tools

Workshop at DH 2017 in Montréal

April 24, 2017

Join us for the workshop “Let’s Develop an Infrastructure for Historical Research Tools” at the Digital Humanities Conference 2017! We would like to gather developers and programming-literate scholars to share their tool-building experiences and to present our first practical steps to create a system integrating multiple tools to work with historical documents from scan to analysis.

Apply by July 1st, 2017!

DigInG goes International

Introducing the expanded DigInG, a cooperation between ASU and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

July 01, 2016

DigInG has grown! As of June, 2016, the Digital Innovation Group at ASU has merged with software development activities within Department I of the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin, Germany to form an efficient and agile software development and innovation unit for computational history of knowledge.

DigInG visits Benelux

Digital Humanities Benelux Conference, 2016

June 10, 2016

The developers and researchers of the Digital Innovation Group (DigInG) at ASU have had a busy year. Some of their hard work was on display this week at the DH Benelux Conference 2016 in Belval, Luxembourg.