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Archimedes Palimpset

Type

Dataset

Link

http://archimedespalimpsest.org

Source

Ckan.net

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1 Rights and Conditions of Use The Archimedes Palimpsest data is released with license for use under

  Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported Access Rights. It is
  requested that copies of any published articles based on the
  information in this data set be sent to The Curator of Manuscripts,
  The Walters Art Museum, 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore MD 21201.

2 Intended Audience and Consumers The Archimedes Palimpsest Digital Product is intended to serve any

  interested user or party.  However, its content is focused on serving
  the following groups.


    Scholars of Greek and mathematics


    Application providers


    Libraries and archives


    Image scientists, and scientists in other disciplines interested
    in the production of the images

3 Digital Project Data Set Purpose The Archimedes Palimpsest Digital Product provides all the digital

  information available on the Archimedes Palimpsest in a single digital
  data set, with a standard structure.  Its purposes are threefold:


Serve as the authoritative digital data set of images in a
  standardized format that meets the needs of users, information
  providers, archives and libraries.


Provide derived information (i.e. transcriptions, processing
  information) in the context of digital images of the original
  manuscript in a single integrated package.


Offer a standard product sustainable by users to which current or
  future contributors can add additional standardized information
  (e.g. alternate texts, image analyses or conservation
  information).


4 Data Set Contents This data set consists of:


a core content set digital images and transcriptions of the
   Archimedes Palimpsest, each with accompanying metadata and
   checksums


project-generated and third-party documentation of all included
   components


supporting functional files, including XML schemas, and cascading
   style sheet files


supplemental versions of the transcriptions by treatise and work


a directory for researcher contributed content files, not a part
   of the core data set

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