The NEUMES Project
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Technical Team of Project Phase Two 
St Anne's College; The University of Oxford.
Dudley House; Harvard University.
Jonathan Edwards College; Yale University.
Prof. Louis W. G. Barton.
Prof. Louis Barton   
Software Engineer/Design Logic


Selected Publications

"Online Access to Manuscripts of Byzantine Chant," with Constantine J. Terzopoulos and Julia Craig-McFeely. Presented at the First International Conference of the American Society of Byzantine Music and Hymnology, Athens, Greece, 10-15 September 2007 (forthcoming);
see, online version [PDF format; 3.9 MB].

"First Class Objects and Indexes for Chant Manuscripts," with Peter G. Jeavons, John A. Caldwell, and Koon Shan Barry Ng, Proceedings of the 7th ACM / IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, (Association for Computing Machinery, 2007), pp. 415-416;
see, online version [PDF format; 306 kB],
or access the paper via the ACM Portal.

"E-Library of Medieval Chant Manuscript Transcriptions," with John A. Caldwell and Peter G. Jeavons, Proceedings of the 5th ACM / IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, (Association for Computing Machinery, 2005), pp. 320-329;
see, online version [PDF format; 636 kB],
or access the paper via the ACM Portal.

"Computer Encoding of Neumed Manuscripts: Proposal for a Unified Data Representation," Computing in Musicology, (Stanford University, Center for Assisted Research in the Humanities) [date of acceptance: 23 July 2003];
see, online version [PDF format; 275 kB].

"The NEUMES Project: Digital Transcription of Medieval Chant Manuscripts," Proceedings of the Second International Conference on WEB Delivering of Music, (IEEE Computer Society, 2002);
see, online version [PDF format; 236 kB].

"Data Representation for an Archaic Writing System," Proceedings of the International Conference on Artificial Intelligence, vol. II (CSREA Press, 2002);
see, online version [PDF format; 454 kB].

"Teaching Computer Programming by Stealth," Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, vol. 14 nr. 5 (1999). Winner of Third Best Paper award, CCSCNE '99 Conference (Providence, RI).

"Teaching Object-Oriented Database Systems," Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, vol. 13 nr. 4 (1998).

"Teaching a Course in Web Page Design," Journal of Computing in Small Colleges, vol.12, n.4 (1997).

"DA11-F Unibus Window Asymmetrical Window Size," DECUSCOPE (Digital Equipment Computer Users Society), vol. 14, nr 1 (1975).

In the News

"'Freezing' Music," by Kathryn Kolkhorst, New Haven Register (New Haven, CT), 16 December 1973 {excerpt}.

Dr Debra Lacoste.
 Dr Debra Lacoste
Research Assistant/Musicology


Selected Publications

"Similarities in Responsory-Series Represented by Hierarchical Diagrams: New Tools for Determining Manuscript Affiliation," co-written with Gerard Stafleu, to appear with the proceedings of the Antiphonaria conference of September 2006 in the Regensburger Studien zur Musikgeschichte (forthcoming).

"Poetic Responsory Tropes in Office Manuscripts from Klosterneuburg: Quem non prevalent propria." In Research on the Music of the Middle Ages. Studies in Music from the University of Western Ontario (forthcoming).

with Andrew Mitchell. "The Cantus Database: Progress Report for Kalamazoo." Studies in Music from the University of Western Ontario (forthcoming).

with Andrew Mitchell. "The Cantus Database: Progress Report." [Cantus Planus: Papers Read at the Tenth Meeting, Leuven, Belgium, 1-8 August 2002]. Studia Musicologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae, 45/1-2 (2004): 119-129 (11 pp.).

with Andrew Mitchell. "The Cantus Database: Progress Report." Cantus Planus-2002; The Russian Version, Vol. 1, pp. 212-226. St. Petersburg: Russian Institute for the History of Arts, 2004 (15 pp.).

The CANTUS Database: Procedures for Indexers. 2nd Edition. London, Ontario: The University of Western Ontario, in progress. Based on The CANTUS Database: Procedures for Indexers. London, Ontario: The University of Western Ontario, 2002 (206 pp.).

"CANTUS: A Database for Latin Ecclesiastical Chant." In Touch, Vol. 8, No. 3 (Spring 2002): pp. 9-11. Also published electronically in UWO's ITS Newsletter <http://www.uwo.ca/its/doc/newsletters/InTouch/vol8-0102/spr2002.html>.

with James Boyce and Andrew Mitchell. Salamanca, Archivo de la Catedral, 5, 6, 7, 8. A CANTUS Index. Ottawa, Ontario: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 2001 (67 pp.).

Hearing the Motet, edited by Dolores Pesce. Canadian University Music Review, 20/1 (1999): pp. 114-119. (6 pp.).

Four Klosterneuburg Antiphoners: Augustiner-Chorherren Stiftsbibliothek, 1013, 1012, 1017 and 1018. A CANTUS Index. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 1998 (295 pp.).

"A Late-Medieval Antiphoner at the University of Western Ontario." In Chant and its Peripheries: Essays in Honour of Terence Bailey, pp. 310-319. Ottawa: The Institute of Mediaeval Music, 1998 (10 pp.).
Dr Jacqueline Elemans.
 Dr Jacqueline Elemans
Chant Transcriptionist/Medieval Latin


Ph.D. in Experimental Physics
Leiden State University; The Netherlands

Diploma in Chant Manuscripts
Maastricht Conservatory of Music; The Netherlands


Selected Publications

Gregoriaans zingen, een handreiking deel 3 en 4, (Utrecht, Netherlands: Samenwerkende Nederlandse Korenorganisaties, forthcoming).

"To press or not to press: Relationships between the earliest chant manuscripts reconsidered," presentation at the International Musicological Society Congress 2002, Leuven, Belgium, (forthcoming).

Gregoriaans zingen, een handreiking deel 1 en 2, (Utrecht, Netherlands: Samenwerkende Nederlandse Korenorganisaties, 1999).
Koon Shan Barry Ng.
 Koon Shan Barry Ng
Research Assistant/Software


Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Computer Science;
The University of Oregon


Publications

"First Class Objects and Indexes for Chant Manuscripts," with Peter G. Jeavons, John A. Caldwell, and Koon Shan Barry Ng, Proceedings of the 7th ACM / IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, (Association for Computing Machinery, 2007), pp. 415-416;
see, online version [PDF format; 306 kB],
or access the paper via the ACM Portal.



 Adjunct Technical Specialists

 * Dr Jeni Tennison
 * Hans Bickel
 * Samuel H. Byland (Moltek, Inc.)
 * Mark Watson

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