AeRO UX Review: HCS vLab

[This User Experience review of the HCS VLab code is posted with the permission of the Author and AeRO, the group who commissioned the review] Reviewer: Sam Wolski, eResearch Services, Griffith University s.wolski@griffith.edu.au OS: OSX 10.8.2 Browser: Chrome 29.0.1547.65 Test Case(s): Supplied ‘HCS vLab Testing August’ document. Preliminary Comments: The HCS vLab is easily one […]

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Q & A after demo of the HCS vLab at the Annual meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society (ALS) 2013

This page presents the answers to questions raised during the presentation on the HCS vLab at the Annual meeting of the Australian Linguistics Society (ALS 2013) in Melbourne on Friday 04/10/2013. 1) Is it possible to search by audio type and data types, e.g. sentences, words? For instance, in the Mitchell and Delbridge data, that information is in the file […]

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Updated Demo Screencast

We’ve moved on a little since the first demo video. This screencast shows some of the new features as of the end of July including the AVOCES corpus, inline text and audio previews of items and the use of item lists. The demo also includes examples of using a simple concordance and frequency search based […]

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HCS vLab Version 1.0 Screencast

This is a short screencast showing the capabilities of Version 1.0 of the HCS vLab platform. It includes demos of the web based corpus browsing interface that allows discovery of interesting corpus data and the Galaxy based workflow engine that allows the user to run some simple tools over the data. […]

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Researcher Input

In late March and April, the HCSvLab team conducted eight interviews with researchers from a range of disciplines. This was done as a follow up to the survey we conducted earlier in the project. The aim of the interviews was to dig deeper and gain a better understanding of the needs of researchers in relation to the virtual laboratory. […]

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What’s the Problem?

One of the first things we developed on the project is a problem statement. This is intended as a high level summary of the problem we’re trying to solve in building the HCS Virtual Laboratory. I thought I’d present our current problem statement here and provide a bit of a commentary. […]

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