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Digitising the Turing Archive: A Pilot Study

Digitising the Turing Archive: A Pilot Study
Digitising the Turing Archive: A Pilot Study
This report presents a summary of the pilot project to produce an on-line version of a selected portion of the archive of Alan Turing held at King’s College, Cambridge. The design and creation of a database making use of information held in the archive catalogue is discussed. The production of a Web based interface to access the on-line materials is described. The practical issues involved in digitising documents are covered and the lessons learnt from this process are included. Finally, the report also presents an effort model, and sample timings from which cost estimates can be obtained.
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Hall, W., Hughes, G.V., Martinez, K., Weal, M.J. and Wills, G.B. (2000) Digitising the Turing Archive: A Pilot Study s.n.

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This report presents a summary of the pilot project to produce an on-line version of a selected portion of the archive of Alan Turing held at King’s College, Cambridge. The design and creation of a database making use of information held in the archive catalogue is discussed. The production of a Web based interface to access the on-line materials is described. The practical issues involved in digitising documents are covered and the lessons learnt from this process are included. Finally, the report also presents an effort model, and sample timings from which cost estimates can be obtained.

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Published date: March 2000
Additional Information: Address: University of Southampton
Organisations: Web & Internet Science, Electronic & Software Systems

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Local EPrints ID: 253339
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/253339
ISBN: 0854327142
PURE UUID: 6eefcddc-53ed-4833-b6b0-361a03f63264
ORCID for W. Hall: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-4327-7811
ORCID for K. Martinez: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0003-3859-5700
ORCID for M.J. Weal: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-6251-8786
ORCID for G.B. Wills: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0001-5771-4088

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Date deposited: 11 Nov 2003
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:59

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Author: W. Hall ORCID iD
Author: G.V. Hughes
Author: K. Martinez ORCID iD
Author: M.J. Weal ORCID iD
Author: G.B. Wills ORCID iD

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