State of the Question and Perspectives
21-22 May 2013 Tours (France)

Computerised Management of Ancient Scripts: State of the Question and Perspectives

Conference organised  by Christine Bénévent (CESR), Rémi Jimenes (CESR) and Guillaume Sarah (IRAMAT).



-  March 18th, 2013 : the program is now available

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Despite twenty years of constant developments in the digital humanities field and, in particular, the decisive progress made by the MUFI, the encoding of ancient scripts is still extremely problematic. With a view to gaining a comprehensive view of the current situation and future perspectives, the CESR (Centre for Advanced Renaissance Studies, Tours) and the IRAMAT (Institute for Research on Archaeomaterials, Orleans) jointly propose to bring together diverse specialists (researchers in literature, the humanities, social science; professionals working in libraries and museums, as well as in the graphic arts and computing) for a two day study session programmed to take place at Orleans, on the 21st and 22nd May 2013.


The two study days are organised by Christine Bénévent (CESR), Rémi Jimenes (CESR) and Guillaume Sarah (IRAMAT) as part of the MSH Val-de-Loire 2012 Call for Projects.


Scientific Committee 

– Jacques André (Directeur de Recherches emeritus, INRIA, Rennes)

– Christine Bénévent (Maître de Conférences, CESR, Tours)

– Marc Bompaire (Directeur de Recherches, IRAMAT, Orléans)

– Vincent Debiais (Chargé de Recherche, CESCM, Poitiers)

– Marie-Luce Demonet (Professor, CESR, Tours ; Directeur of the MSH Val-de-Loire)

– Yannis Haralambous (Directeur d’Etudes, Télécom Bretagne, Brest)

– Rémi Jimenes (Ingénieur d’Etudes, Ph.D student, CESR, Tours)

– Jean-Yves Ramel (Professor, Computing Laboratory of the University of Tours)

– Guillaume Sarah (Chargé de Recherche, IRAMAT, Orleans)

– Marc Smith (Professor, École nationale des Chartes, Paris)

– Cécile Treffort (Professor, CESCM, Poitiers)

– Toshinori Uetani (Ingénieur de Recherches, CESR, Tours)




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