Syd Bauman

Since mid-1990 Syd has been the technical lead at the Women Writers Project, where he learned about TEI in late 1990. He has been a devotee ever since. He has an AB from Brown University in political science, served as the North American Editor of the TEI from 2001 to 2007, and is currently on the TEI Council. Syd spends much of his time curating TEI data and teaching XML, TEI, and XSLT to digital humanists.


Encoding Historical Financial Records



A significant number of scholars in Europe and North America are now involved in projects utilizing or encoding historical financial and tabular records. Many of them hope that it will be possible to develop guidelines that account for both the idiosyncrasies of such manuscripts and the semantic information embedded in them.

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