Spring 2011 Special Topics Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions
Spring 2011 Course List


Topics of General Computing Interest: Computing in the Humanities and Arts
Course call#: 75388
Course prerequisites(s): V22.0004
Topics in the field of Humanities Computing include but are not limited to: digitization of text and image; hypertext design and delivery; working with multi-lingual texts and topics in machine translation; electronic publishing and dissemination; OCR; and designing databases of images, documents, and text. We will analyze the impact of technology on research in the Humanities as well as delivery as seen through current technology in libraries and museums. Students will also be encouraged to learn about and evaluate current computing tools and methodologies in their specific fields within the Humanities.

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