Todd Presner, Dave Shepard and Yoh Kawano recently published the book, HyperCities: Thick Mapping in the Digital Humanities with Harvard University Press.
Presner, Chair of UCLA’s Digital Humanities Program and Professor of Germanic Languages and Comparative Literature, is the founder and director of HyperCities. Kawano, Campus GIS Coordinator for IDRE, and Shepard, Lead Academic Developer at the CDH, have also played key roles in developing and expanding the unique digital platform.
In this interview, the three authors explain the history of the online project, discuss the book's details, and share what’s next for HyperCities. Read the full story here.
Lisa Snyder, IDRE's Visualization and Modeling Expert, has been awarded two National Endowment for the Humanities Office of Digital Humanities grants for the VSim Project Repository and Archive and Advanced Challenges in Theory and Practice in 3D Modeling of Cultural Heritage Sites. Congratulations Lisa!
OIP and OIT announce the First Annual UCLA "Code for the Mission" App Competition. The goal of the competition is to encourage the UCLA community (faculty, staff and students) to create mobile apps that further UCLA's mission of Research, Education and Service. Team registrations due by June 27, 2014. Final entries are due August, 31 2014.
This two-day in-person training will cover all aspects of visualizing data from a broad variety of domains. To register please go to the XSEDE online calendar and select UCLA as your physical site for registration. August 25-26, 2014 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm.
IDRE's GIS team offers hands-on training and workshops on a variety of geo-spatial topics. Currently these workshops are offered on a per request basis. Find out what topics are offered, and request a workshop tailored to your needs.
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