[INDOLOGY] Digital Editions of Sanskrit texts
cchli at cantab.net
Wed Jan 19 17:46:32 UTC 2022
Thanks! I guess I might as well toot my own horn a bit!
You might be interested in this GitHub repository that I put together,
with some software and a long document outlining a procedure for an
"empirical" method of reconstructing a text from multiple witnesses:
Here is a short article, currently under review, summarizing the work:
On 2022-01-19 18:27, Bihani Sarkar via INDOLOGY wrote:
> Dear List Members
> Sincere thanks for all the informative and helpful responses,
> particularly from Dr. Birch and Prof. Griffith. I now have the
> relevant contacts and information to get started on.
> For those on this List wishing to know, there are several Indological
> digital edition projects revealed by the responses, such as the work
> of the Dharma project, the Susrutasamhita project, the Dravyasamuddesa
> project, the Open Philology and the Andhra inscriptions project.
> Particularly noteworthy appears to be the work of saktumiva.org
> <http://saktumiva.org> and Dr. Li in this regard.
> With best wishes,
> On Sat, Jan 15, 2022 at 7:08 PM Bihani Sarkar
> <bihanisarkar at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Dear List Members,
> A very happy New Year. I hope this finds you well.
> I write to inquire if anyone on this list may know about the
> production of digital editions of Sanskrit texts. There has been
> some exciting work in digital humanities and Biblical Studies, and
> I am eager to see if the latest advances can be used profitably
> for a research project I am developing.
> Apart from designing such a digital edition, I am interested in
> learning about manuscript transcription tools using artificial
> intelligence such as Transkribus, digital collation tools, such as
> Collate-X, and digital tools for stemmatic analysis such as Stemmaweb.
> If you have been involved, or know someone who is involved, in
> Indological research projects creating such editions, and are
> aware of all these issues, I would be extremely grateful for your
> help and advice (especially about costs involved and personnel).
> Please do contact me at bihani.sarkar at orinst.ox.ac.uk
> Thank you.
> Yours sincerely,
> Bihani Sarkar MA (English, First Class Honours), MPhil, D.Phil
> (Sanskrit), (Oxon.)
> Departmental Lecturer in Sanskrit.
> Faculty of the Oriental Institute, University of Oxford.
> Balliol College, University of Oxford.
> Associate Research Fellow, St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford.
> /Heroic Shāktism: The Cult of Durgā in Ancient Indian Kingship/:
> /Classical Sanskrit Tragedy: the concept of suffering and pathos
> in Medieval India/:
> Alokā: Online Lessons in Ancient Indian Texts and Traditions:
> https://www.bihanisarkar.com/ <https://www.bihanisarkar.com/>
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