Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Program

Program

The program flyer in pdf-format can be found here

 

June 14, 2013

 

Opening

 

8:00 Registration

 

8:30 Welcome

Joachim Hornegger

Vice-President of University of Erlangen-Nuremberg

 

8:45 Message from Chairs

Klaus Herbers, Irmgard Fees

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg / Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

 

9:00 Script and Signs. A Computer-based Analysis of High Medieval Papal Charters. A Key to Europe’s Cultural History

Vincent Christlein

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

09:15 Presentation of the Papal Documents Database

Thorsten Schlauwitz

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

 

Section I. Traditional Palaeography

 

09:30 Considerations of the Identification of Scribes: Aims and Methods of Traditional Palaeography (lecture in german)

Martin Wagendorfer

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

 

10.10 Forensic Handwriting Analysis

Gudrun Bromm

Mannheim Laboratory for Script and Document Analysis

 

10:50 Break

 

Section II. Writer Identifcation

 

11:10 The Right Hand of the Pope: on the Authenticity of the Cardinal Signatures on Papal Privileges from the 12th and 13th Centuries (lecture in german)

Werner Maleczek

University of Vienna

 

11:50 Role of Automation in the Examination of Handwritten Items: the Lindbergh Case

Sargur Srihari

University at Buffalo - State University of New York

 

12:30 The Necessity of Simultaneous Multiple Perspectives in Digital Identification of the Hand

Lambert Schomaker

University of Groningen

 

13:10 Lunch Break

 

Section III. Digital Palaeography

 

14:10 The Evolution of Handwriting in the Papal Curia of the 15th Century (lecture in german)

Thomas Frenz

University of Passau

 

14:50 In Meaning versus Mining, and Putting the Palaeographer in Charge

Peter Stokes

King’s College London

 

15:30 Break

 

15:50 Image Analysis and Clustering of Medieval Scripts: an Evaluation Protocol

Dominique Stutzmann

French National Center for Scientific Research

 

16:30 Handwritten Word Spotting in Historical Documents: the Project Five Centuries of Marriages

Josep Lladós

Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

 

 

June 15, 2013

 

Section IV. General Document Analysis

 

8:30 Layout of the page and scribe identification in papal privileges

Otfried Krafft

University of Marburg

 

9:10 Multispectral Image Acquisition and Analysis for Manuscript Research

Robert Sablatnik

Vienna University of Technology

 

09:50 Break

 

Section V. Automatic Handwriting Recognition and Analysis

 

10:10 Diptychon: a Transcription Assistant System for the Separation of Glyphs in Medieval Handwritings

Björn Gottfried, Matthias Lawo

University of Bremen / Monumenta Germaniae Historica and Humanities

 

10:50 Searching Handwritten Manuscripts

R. Manmatha

University of Massachusetts

 

11:30 Automatic Tools for Historical Manuscript Analysis

Lior Wolf

Tel Aviv University

 

12:10 Concluding Discussion

Kurt Gärtner

Trier University

 

13:00 Lunch & guided tour in Bamberg

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