Who: Alfie Abdul-Rahman
When: 13.00—14.00, Thursday 22 October 2015
Where: Centre for Digital Scholarship, Weston Library (map)
Access: open to all members of the University of Oxford; free; registration is essential
Seminar: In this session, we will consider how visualization can be used in digital scholarship projects. We will cover basic concepts of visualization as well as examine existing visualization techniques and applications.
Speaker: Alfie Abdul-Rahman completed her PhD in Computer Science at Swansea University, focusing on the physically-based rendering and algebraic manipulation of volume models. She is a Research Associate at the Oxford e-Research Centre, Oxford University. She has been involved with the Imagery Lenses for Visualizing Text Corpora and Commonplace Cultures: Mining Shared Passages in the 18th Century using Sequence Alignment and Visual Analytics, developing web-based visualization tools for humanities scholars, such as Poem Viewer and ViTA: Visualization for Text Alignment. Her research interests include visualization, computer graphics, and human-computer interaction. Before joining Oxford, she worked as a Research Engineer in HP Labs Bristol on document engineering, and then as a software developer in London, working on multi-format publishing.
This seminar is open to all members of the University of Oxford. It is free to attend, and reserving a place is essential.
Please meet near the Information Desk in Blackwell Hall, Weston Library (map). If you are already in the Library, you can find the Centre for Digital Scholarship on the first floor of the Weston Library, through the Mackerras Reading Room and around the gallery.