Accomplishment: Completed first version of name disambiguation engine, presented to partners.
Built out core logic for central service in implementation of Berkeley Prosopography Services (BPS). Built (based on refactored proof-of-concept) as a reusable REST-based web-service, using standard tools. Presented results to a workshop of project partners, and discussed results and refinements.
Need to move from a proof of concept to a set of reusable services. Establishes model for building usefl services in support of humanities research, following strategic model for campus IT. Demonstrates useful IT service for core use-case in humanities research.
Direct impact on campus partners and academic project partners at various universities. Indirect impact on project bamboo partners.
Aligns to campus strategic direction to provide support fro research and teaching, using reusable web-services on common service platforms.