Publications

Refereed Conference Proceedings

MacDonald, Lindsay, Alejandro Giacometti, Alberto Campagnolo, Stuart Robson, Melissa Terras & Adam Gibson. Multispectral Imaging of Degraded Parchment. Paper presented at Computational Color Imaging Workshop (CCIW) 2013. Chiba University, Chiba, Japan. March 3-5, 2013.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Alberto Campagnolo, Lindsay MacDonald, Simon Mahony, Melissa Terras, Stuart Robson, Tim Weyrich & Adam Gibson. Cultural heritage destruction: Documenting parchment degradation via multispectral imaging. Electronic Visualisation and the Arts (EVA 2012). London, UK, July 10 – 12, 2012. (pdf)

Refereed Conference Presentations

Giacometti, Alejandro, Alberto Campagnolo, Lindsay MacDonald, Simon Mahony, Melissa Terras, Stuart Robson, Tim Weyrich & Adam Gibson. Visualising macroscopic deterioration of parchment and writing via multispectral images. Paper presented at the Care and Conservation of Manuscripts (CCM) conference. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. April 2-4, 2014.

Campagnolo, Alberto, Alejandro Giacometti, Lindsay MacDonald, Simon Mahony, Melissa Terras, Stuart Robson, Tim Weyrich & Adam Gibson. Documenting and Interpreting Parchment Deterioration by Visual Analysis and Multispectral Imaging. Paper presented at the Institute of Conservation (ICON) conference. University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. April 10-12, 2013.

MacDonald Lindsay, Alejandro Giacometti, Alberto Campagnolo, Tim Weyrich, Melissa Terras & Adam Gibson. Colour Analysis of Degraded Parchment. Paper presented at the Congress of the International Colour Association (AIC), Newcastle, July 2013.

Arazy, Ofer, Stan Ruecker, Omar Rodriguez, Alejandro Giacometti, Lu Zhang & Su Chun. Mapping the Information Science Domain. Paper presented at the Digital Humanities 2012 conference. University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. July 16 – 20, 2012.

Blandford, Ann, Susan Brown, Teresa Dobson, Sarah Faisal, Carlos Fiorentino, Luciano Frizzera, Alejandro Giacometti, Brooke Heller, Mihaela Ilovan, Piotr Michura, Brent Nelson, Milena Radzikowska, Geoffrey Rockwell, Stan Ruecker, Sinclair, Stéfan; Daniel Sondheim, Claire Warwick, Jennifer Windsor & Geoff G. Roeder. Designing Interactive Reading Environments for the Online Scholarly Edition. Panel presented at the Digital Humanities 2012 conference. University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany. July 16 – 20, 2012.

Ruecker, Stan, Carlos Fiorentino, Alejandro Giacometti, Sarah Faisal, Ann Blandford, Claire Warwick, Stéfan Sinclair & the INKE Research Group. Comparative Search Visualisation with Bubblelines. Panel presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs (SDH/SEMI) annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, Canada. May 28 — June 1, 2011.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Melissa Terras, Adam Gibson & Simon Mahony. Multi- Spectral Image Processing Methods For Analysing Ancient Documents. Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs (SDH/SEMI) annual conference at the 2011 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. University of New Brunswick and St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, Canada. May 28 — June 1, 2011.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Stan Ruecker, Carlos Fiorentino & the INKE Research Group. Showcase Browsing with Texttiles 2.0 and BubbleLines. Paper presented at Research Foundations for Understanding Books and Reading in the Digital Age. Koninklijke Bibliotheek (National Library of the Netherlands), The Hague, Netherlands. December 15, 2010.

Giacometti, Alejandro, John Simpson, Chris Lepine & Stan Ruecker. Small Groups Interacting Online. Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs (SDH/SEMI) annual conference at the 2009 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada. May 25 – 27, 2009.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Mariana Paredes, Stan Ruecker & Ruxandra Comanaru. Tell Me What Those Blogs Are About: Comparing Corpus-based Automatic Keyword Generation for Blog Posts and Folksonomy Tagging. Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs (SDH/SEMI) annual conference at the 2009 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. Carleton University, Ottawa, ON, Canada. May 25 – 27, 2009.

Bouchard, Matt & Alejandro Giacometti. Managing Management: Interdisciplinary Project Management for Graduate Students. Paper presented at Beyond Analogue: Current Graduate Research in Humanities Computing. A Humanities Computing Graduate Conference at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada. February 23, 2009.

McDonald, Andrew, Amit Kumar, Matt Bouchard, Alejandro Giacometti, Matt Patey, Milena Radzikowska, Piotr Michura, Carlos Fiorentino, Stan Ruecker, Catherine Plaisant & Stefan Sinclair. Dozens of Little Radio Stations: Getting Technologies Talking in the MONK Workbench. Paper presented at the third Digital Humanities and Computer Science (DHCS) Colloquium. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US. Nov 1 – 3, 2008.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Stan Ruecker, Ian Craig, Gerry Derksen & Milena Radzikowska. Introducing the Ripper Interface for Text Collections. Paper presented at the Canadian Symposium on Text Analysis (CaSTA) Conference: New Directions in Text Analysis. A Joint Humanities Computing, Computer Science Conference at University of Saskatchewan, SK, Canada. October 16 – 18, 2008

Sinclair, Stéfan, Andrew Macdonald, Matthew Bouchard, Mike Plouffe, Alejandro Giacometti, Amit Kumar, Milena Radzikowska, Stan Ruecker, Piotr Michura, Carlos Fiorentino, Matthew Kirschenbaum & Catherine Plaisant. Late Nights at the Scriptorium: Interim Results from the Interface Cell of the MONK Project. Paper presented at the Society for Digital Humanities / Société pour l’étude des médias interactifs annual conference at the 2008 Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. June 2 – 3, 2008.

Seminars

Giacometti, Alejandro, Alberto Campagnolo & Lindsay MacDonald. Cultural Heritage Destruction: Documenting Parchment Degradation via Multispectral Imaging. Institute of Classical Studies Digital Seminars. Senate House, London, UK. June 22, 2012.

Poster Presentations

Giacometti, Alejandro, Adam Gibson, Melissa Terras & Simon Mahony Multi- spectral Image Processing Methods for Analysing Ancient Documents. Poster presented at the UCL Graduate School Research Poster Competition 2011. University College London, London, UK. February 28, 20111.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Adam Gibson & Melissa Terras. Image Processing & Ancient Documents. Poster presented at the inauguration of the UCL Centre for Digital Humanities. University College London, London, UK. May 20, 2010.

Giacometti, Alejandro. Parallel Algorithms on CONNEX-Like Machines. Poster presented at The Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges. College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA, US. Apr 21 – 22, 2006.

Awards

Giacometti, Alejandro, Stan Ruecker, Ian Craig & Gerry Derksen. TextTiles Browser. 2008 T-REX (TADA Research Evaluation eXchange). McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada. 20082.

Public Presentations

Giacometti, Alejandro, Lindsay MacDonald, Alberto Campagnolo, Melissa Terras, Simon Mahony, Tim Weyrich, Stuart Robson & Adam Gibson. Documenting Parchment Degradation via Multispectral Imaging. Presented to the Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory at the UCL Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering. University College London, London, UK. May 23, 2012.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Adam Gibson, Melissa Terras & Simon Mahony. Image Processing of Ancient Documents. Presented to the Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory at the UCL Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering. University College London, London, UK. February 2, 2011.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Adam Gibson & Melissa Terras. Multi-spectral Image Processing Methods for Analysing Ancient Documents. Presented to the UCL Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering as a review of work accomplished on the 1st year of the PhD. University College London, London, UK. October 23, 2010.

Giacometti, Alejandro, Adam Gibson & Melissa Terras. Image Processing & Ancient Documents. Presented to the Biomedical Optics Research Laboratory at the UCL Department of Medical Physics & Bioengineering. University College London, London, UK. February 24, 2010.

  1. Runner up in Built Environment, Engineering Sciences, Mathematical & Physical Sciences Category

  2. Winner in Best Tool Category