Laurie Pearce

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BACKGROUND The Sustainably Managing Environmental Health Risk in Ecuador project was launched in 2004 as a partnership linking a large Canadian university with leading Cuban and Mexican institutes to strengthen the capacities of four Ecuadorian universities for leading community-based learning and research in areas as diverse as pesticide poisoning, dengue(More)
In this paper, we describe Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS), a new set of tools for prosopography - the identification of individuals and study of their interactions - in support of humanities research. The BPS tools include 1) functionality to import TEI documents and convert to our data model, 2) a disambiguation engine to associate names to persons(More)
  • Masthead Logo, Digital Commons, Michigan Tech, Augusta Abrahamse, Mathew Johnson, Nanette Levinson +16 others
  • 2016
Increasingly international competence is considered and important skill to be acquired from an undergraduate education. Because international exchange presents a challenge to many students, there is a need to develop and implement alternative means for incorporating international and cross-cultural experiences into the undergraduate classroom. We report on(More)
The DH-CASE II Workshop, held in conjunction with ACM Document Engineering 2014, focused on the tools and environments that support annotation, broadly defined, including modeling, authoring, analysis, publication and sharing. Participants explored shared challenges and differing approaches, seeking to identify emerging best practices, as well as those(More)
In this paper, we describe Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS), a new set of tools for prosopography - the identification of individuals and study of their interactions - in support of humanities research. Prosopography is an example of "big data" in the humanities, characterized not by the size of the datasets, but by the way that computational and(More)
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