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Bernstein Tutorial 2007, July 10-12, Fabriano, Italy

Public tutorials are for parties interested to recieve training in digital paper expertise and history by using the tools and methodologies of members of the project.



Fabriano, Italy: Museo della carta et della filigrana


HELP For Bernstein Consortium members only: The annual general meeting is taking place one day before the first tutorial day. See GM 2007.

HELP List of participants

Tuesday 10 July: Introduction, Papermill visit and Special topics

09:00-09:45 45' What paper expertise and history is about; milestone ressources and personalities; what Bernstein aims to do; goals of the tutorial PeterRuckert
Papermill visit
09:50-10:25 35' Papermill guided tour GiorgioPellegrini
10:25-11:00 35' MCF watermarks collection tour GiorgioPellegrini
11:00-12:30 1:30' HANDS-ON: Make a paper with your own hands MCF papermakers
12:30-14:00 Lunch
Special topics: East returns West: European export papers in the Middle East
14:00-14:55 55' Export/import history between Europe and the Middle East JonathanBloom?
15:00-15:55 55' Differencies between European and Middle Eastern-made papers AnneRegourd?
16:00-16:30 30' Sample collection of export and native papers (Cambridge University Library) CharlesMelville?
16:30-17:00 30' Information gathered from the reproduction of all folia of a single manuscript (Iranian Institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) BertFragner?

Wednesday 11 July: Reproduction, Cataloguing

09:00-09:20 20' The reproduction chain: from moving sieve to imprint to various analog and digital reproduction (show a sieve and the working papermakers; show variation of the same watermark across reproduction instances) VladAtanasiu
09:20-09:50 30' HANDS-ON: experience the variation in handdrawing of the same watermark VladAtanasiu
09:55-10:20 20' Analog reproductions: types, procedures, differencies GerardVanThienen
10:20-10:35 20' HANDS-ON: prepare a rubbing GerardVanThienen
10:40-11:10 30' HANDS-ON: extract the structure from a frontlight minus the backlight image GeorgDietz
11:15-11:35 20' Digital reproductions: digitization hardware and software, images of various formats for various usages, how to choose DUT PhD student
11:35-11:45 10' Image pre-processing: why, with what, how DUT PhD student
11:45-12:30 45' HANDS-ON: image enhancement: background equalization, dynamic range adjustment, ... DUT PhD student, VladAtanasiu
12:30-14:00 1:30 Lunch
14:00-14:45 45' From data to record: what features we see in images of paper reproductions, what metadata to put on a paper reproduction catalogue file AloisHaidinger
14:50-15:25 35' WM classification schemes PeterRuckert
15:30-16:15 45' Database software: training in setting up a digital paper collection, working localy, bringing the collection online and networking with other collections RobSanderson
16:20-16:55 35' HANDS-ON: search watermarks in the on-line databases CarmenKaemmerer

Thursday 12 July: Measurements, Expertise, Contextual Ressources, History

09:00-09:20 20' Basics of digital image processing: what is a digital image, how to "process" it, .... EmanuelWenger
09:20-09:35 15' Features measurements: goals, methods, tools GeorgDietz
09:35-09:55 20' HANDS-ON: measure laid-lines densities, other measurements VladAtanasiu
10:00-10:20 20' How to date papers: methods and tools MariaStieglecker
10:30-10:55 25' HANDS-ON: date a document MariaStieglecker
11:00-10:10 10' How to authentify paper documents: methods and tools GeorgDietz
11:10-11:25 20' HANDS-ON: authentify a document GeorgDietz
Contextual Ressources
11:30-12:00 30' Contextual ressources: bibliography of paper FriederSchmidt
12:00-13:30 1:30 Lunch
13:30-14:25 55' What historical information can be extracted from papers: from paper expertise to aspects of culture, technology, society, demography, politics... A totally interconnected world EzioOrnato
14:30-14:45 15' Representing paper history: a cartography of paper EzioOrnato
14:45-15:10 25' HANDS-ON: map a paper feature EzioOrnato
16:00-21:00 5:00 Summer evening picknick in the grass on the hill near the monastery with view over Fabriano, the mountains and beyond. 2 hours walk. Wild fruits on the way. See the San Silvestro monastery and the map.


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Important Notice

We want to held this meeting during the festival of San Giovanni. A lot of tourists will be in Fabriano. Please make your room reservation on time! Look on:

If you need help or if there are problems -please contact me! -- GeorgDietz.

-- VladAtanasiu - 27 Oct 2006
-- GDietz - 23 Jan 2007

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