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"Expressing Argumentative Discussions in Social Media sites" – and why I like it

October 24, 2008


At the moment, there are a lot of problems with the way information is cited or referenced in paper-based research articles, etc and I am deeply concerned that this model is applied to digitally held content. I am by no means first to say the following, and people have put a lot more thought into […]

Modelling and storing a phonetics database inside a store

October 20, 2008


Long story short, a researcher asked us to store and dissmeninate a DVD containing ~600+ audio files and associated analyses comprising a phonetics database, focussed on the beat of speech. This was the request that let me start on something I had planned for a while; a databank of long tail data. This is data […]

News and updates Oct 2008

October 16, 2008


Right, I haven’t forgotten about this blog, just getting all my ducks in a line as it were. Some updates: The JISC bid for eAdministration was successful, titled “Building the Research Information Infrastructure (BRII)”. The project will categorise the research information structure, build vocabularies if necessary, and populate it with information. It will link research […]