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Modern Ways of Knowing: Monitoring Trees in the Cloud

A collaborative mapping effort to further integrate the University’s tree collection into ArcGIS (Geographic Information Systems). A tree inventory database consists of information such as tree location, height, diameter, condition, and hazards. It can be leveraged to monitor trends, enhance maintenance flows, and engage the community.
By : Maxwell Sheldon | Oct 2, 2020
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Architectural Biometrics

Architectural Biometrics is an interdisciplinary project at the University of Rochester. In this project, we use lidar scanning along with computer vision and image processing technologies to address humanistic concerns in architectural
By : joshr | Jan 30, 2020
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Tokkan Kozo

Joanne Bernardi, Professor of Japanese and Film and Media Studies, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
By : joshr | Jul 10, 2019
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Mediate

Joel Burges, Associate Professor of English and Director of the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
By : joshr | Jun 26, 2019
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Sekuru’s Stories

Sekuru’s Stories is a public digital humanities project featuring the renowned Zimbabwean mbira player, oral historian, and ritual specialist Sekuru Tute Chigamba. Bringing Sekuru Chigamba’s oral narratives, or nhoroondo, together with musical transcriptions,
By : Emily Sherwood | Jan 2, 2019
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LSF-ASL Website and App

Guillame Chastel, Senior Lecturer, American Sign Language (ASL) Langue des Signes Française (LSF) Program
By : Emily Sherwood | Oct 5, 2018
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Viewing the Temple of Jupiter

Elizabeth Colantoni, Associate Professor of Classics, Department of Religion and Classics
By : Emily Sherwood | Oct 5, 2018
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Classical Mechanics

Douglas Cline, Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy
By : Emily Sherwood | Oct 4, 2018
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Hunt-Lenox Globe in 3D

Gregory Heyworth, Associate Professor of English and Textual Science, Director, Lazarus Project
By : joshr | Aug 23, 2018
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The Ward Project

Bob Minckley, Senior Lecturer, Department of Biology
By : Emily Sherwood | May 15, 2018
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Rochester, NY Voices of LGBT History

River Campus Libraries and the Out Alliance
By : Emily Sherwood | May 3, 2018
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Reenvisioning Japan

Re-Envisioning Japan: Japan as Destination in 20th Century Visual and Material Culture (REJ) is an online critical archive of tourism, travel, and educational ephemera that documents changing images of Japan and its
By : joshr | Jul 2, 2017
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Sibley Watson Digital Archive

When family documents are scattered in multiple repositories over many decades, it becomes a scholarly challenge to assess the scope of materials available and to create critical narratives which are complete and
By : Joe Easterly | May 26, 2017
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In The Field

In The Field (prototype) brings networking among social scientists into the 21st century. Our goal was to create and maintain an interactive website that will enable political scientists – and, ultimately, all
By : Blair Tinker | May 26, 2017
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Once Upon a Plaque in China

Created by students in the course “HIS142: Traditional China”, students created digital plaques (imagine an engraved “Golden Plaque” like the Pioneer Plaque that was launched into space by NASA in 1972), and
By : Joe Easterly | Jan 5, 2016
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Virtual St. George’s

Virtual St. George’s will combine the historical precision of a community study across twelve generations (1612-1900) with 3D renderings of the townscape at various key years (1620, 1660, 1700, 1775, 1812, 1865)
By : joshr | Jul 2, 2015
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Seward Family Digital Archive

The Seward Family Digital Archive draws on manuscripts, letters, and other materials housed in the William Henry Seward Papers, the largest and most frequently cited manuscript collection in Rare Books, Special Collections,
By : joshr | Jul 2, 2015
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Bragdon Train Station

Our project uses the digital environment to re-create both the structure and the experience of a building that no longer exists:  the main railroad station In Rochester between 1914 and 1963.  The
By : joshr | Jul 2, 2015