In this paper we describe ItLv (Interactive Timeline Viewer), a visualization tool currently used to depict the variants obtained in a textual collation. A textual collation is a process in which a base text is compared against several comparison texts to identify differences (variants) among them. The interactive options of ItLv provide different… (More)
As part of the Cervantes Project digital library, we are developing an Electronic Variorum Edition (EVE) of Don Quixote de la Mancha. Multiple editors can create an EVE with our Multi Variant Editor for Documents (MVED), which allows collation of one base text against several comparison texts to identify, link and edit all existing variants among them. In… (More)
The Cervantes Project is creating an Electronic Variorum Edition (EVE) of Cervantes' well-known Don Quixote de la Mancha, published beginning in 1605. In this paper, we report on visualizations of features of a text collection that help us validate our text transcriptions and understand the relationships among the different printings of an edition.
In Nautical Archaeology, the study of components and objects creates a complex environment for scholars and researchers. Nautical archaeologists access, manipulate, study, and consult a variety of sources from different media, geographical origins, ages, and languages. Representing underwater excavations is a challenging endeavor due to the large amount of… (More)
Access to materials in digital collections has been extensively studied within digital libraries. Exploring a collection requires customized indices and novel interfaces to allow users new exploration mechanisms. Materials or objects can then be found by way of full-text, faceted, or thematic indexes. There has been a marked interest not only in finding… (More)
Shipbuilding treatises are technical manuscripts written in a variety of languages and spanning several centuries that describe the construction of ships. Given their technical content, understanding terms, concepts, and construction sequences is a challenging task. In this paper we describe a scalable approach and a multilingual web-based interface for… (More)
The works of a significant author are accompanied by a variety of ar-tifacts ranging from the scholarly to the popular. In order to better support the needs of the scholarly community, digital libraries focused on the life and works of a particular author must be designed to assemble, integrate, and present the full scope of these artifacts. Drawing from… (More)
We report on experience gained from our ongoing multi-year project to produce an Electronic Variorum Edition of Cervantes' <i>Don Quixote de la Mancha</i>. Initially designed around a custom database representation, the project's evolution has lead to the adoption of a TEI-based format for information interchange among the project's major components. We… (More)