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The first scheduled presentation for the Archaeotools project, titled 'When ontology and reality collide: The Archaeotools project, faceted classification and natural language processing in an archaeological context' was given by the ADS at the 36th Annual Conference on Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology (CAA 2008) held on 2nd-6th April 2008 in Budapest, Hungary. The PowerPoint presentation for this talk is avialable below.

May 9th 2008 saw a joint workshop between the STAR project and Archaeotools project held had the King's Manor in York. This was attended by all project members plus invited colleagues working on similar projects in Scotland, the Netherlands and elsewhere. A general presentation from this day is available for download below.

On June 24th the ADS participants in the project gave a departmental seminar to the University of York Computer Science department on the techniques and tools being used in the project.The PowerPoint presentation for this talk is avialable below

In September (9th) an update of project progress was presented at the UK eScience All Hands Meeting in Edinburgh. The PowerPoint presentation for this talk is avialable below

Additional presentations by Julian Richards on the Archaeotools project were also given to the Science & Engineering Facilities Council, Daresbury on 5th November 2007, and at the Society for American Archaeology annual meeting in Vancouver on 28 March 2008

PowerPoint files:

  • 'When ontology and reality collide', Budapest, April 2008 - PPT (3.3 MB)
  • 'Archaeotools/STAR workshop', York, May 2008 - PPT (5.6 MB)
  • 'UoY Dept. of Computer Science Seminar', York, June 2008 - PPT (4.4 MB)
  • 'eScience All Hands Meeting', Edinburgh, September 2008 - PPT (3.1 MB)
  • CAA 2009, Williamsburg, USA, March 2009 - PPT (1.3 MB)
  • 'eScience projects update meeting', London, June 2008 - PPT (1.6 MB)
  • 'eScience workshop, Mapping Information with and without Geography: Approaches to Data Visualization and Structure in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences', Edinburgh, September 2009 - PPT (4.9 MB)

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