CRITIQUE-OF-AR.NET/DATA/INPUT.HTM – Version 1, June 2017

Critique of Archaeological Reason
11. Data handling

Input

Giorgio Buccellati – October 2016


File structure
Roster
Text formating
Sample iput file: for bibliography
Sample iput file: for notes

File structure

     Each input file is a plain ASCII file, that can be produced with any word editor, without any formatting.
     The label includes four elements, the first three separated by a hyphen, thus for example: CAR-ZB415-rL.d.
  1. The identifier for this particular project (the program is used for other projects as well), which in this case is CAR
  2. The date, according to an internal convention (ZB is the code for 2017, followed by a single character for the month and a double digit for the day) – in our example, ZB415 for April 15, 2017.
  3. The initials of the author, according to a convention determined by the editors – in our example rL for Laerke Recht.
  4. The extension "d" (for database), preceded by a period.
     Hyperlinks are enclosed by *< >*, e. g. , *<Themes/stratigraphy.htm>*stratigraphy</a>* which yields <a href="Themes/stratigraphy.htm">stratigraphy</a>
     Entries relating to the bibliography or the notes can be entered together in the same input file.
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Roster

     The Roster identifies the variables that are used as codes to define each entry in a given input file. At this point, the program processes only bibiiographical entries and notes.
     Entries highlighted in yellow are headers: everything that follows, until the next header, refers to it.
     Each record is introduced by a code followed by a space, as shown in the list below. If a record contains more than one paragraph, then each successive paragraph is introduced by a tab.


code definition example

; notes disregarded by program

ID identifier for bibliographical entries Adams&Adams1987Purpose
AU author
Y year
T title
P publication details
NR reference to note 13.5.3
S summary
SA summary author
SD summary date

NOTES identifier for notes 13.5.3
NT text of note
NA note author
ND note date

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Text formatting

  • //word// for italics: word
  • ^^word^^ for bold: word
  • ##word## for bold italic: word
  • an actual tab for five non-breaking spaces
  • *!word!* for a word that is to be included in the indices
  • **!word!** for a word that is to be included in the indices, but is not to be given in the text
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Sample input file for bibliography

     In the following example, codes and formating marks are highlighted only for ease of reference.
ID Arakawa&al 2015 WineGlassShape
AU Arakawa, Takahiro //et al//.
Y 2015
T "A Sniffer-Camera for Imaging of Ethanol Vaporization from Wine: The Effect of Wine Glass Shape"
P in //Analyst// 140.8, pp. 2881-2886
NR 16.3.2
S In modern society, certain *!vessel shapes!* are associated with specific contents (e.g. wine from a wine glass, tea from a mug/cup etc.), and we may even feel that colour influences the experience of a food or drink.**!classification!** This is usually believed to be culturally determined or a kind of 'optical illusion', but this study provides some indication that science can at least partially support our intuitions.
; indicate more specifically why this is relevant to CAR
SA rL
SD July 2016

Here is the output as it appears in the bibliography (hyperlinks have been added as needed, and items marked with *!-!* or **!-!** have been entered in the proper place in the indices):

Arakawa, Takahiro et al.
2015 "A Sniffer-Camera for Imaging of Ethanol Vaporization from Wine: The Effect of Wine Glass Shape"
in Analyst 140.8, pp. 2881-2886.
16.3.2
     In modern society, certain vessel shapes are associated with specific contents (e.g. wine from a wine glass, tea from a mug/cup etc.), and we may even feel that colour influences the experience of a food or drink. This is usually believed to be culturally determined or a kind of 'optical illusion', but this study provides some indication that science can at least partially support our intuitions. – [Laerke Recht, July 2016]
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Sample input file for notes

NOTES 1.1.5 Structure
a. On the "fashion" of *!structuralism!* see <a href="bibl-Critique.htm#caws1997">Caws 1997</a>
b. The expression "a *!long argument!*" was dear to *!Darwin!*...
c. A similar idea of the 'construct' of *!data!* can be found in <a href="bibl-critique.htm#roskams">Roskams 2001</a>
NA rL
ND February 2014
d. For a problematisation of the relationship between 'experts' and public **!public outreach!** and the hidden hierarchies and territorial boundaries implicated, see <a href="bibl-critique.htm#karlssonandgustafsson2006">Karlsson and Gustafsson 2006</a>.
NA rL
ND October 2014

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