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#XQuery Summer Institute

#Detailed Schedule and Curriculum

##Sunday, June 8

###Check-in (4 p.m. to 9 p.m.) Lewis House, Highland Quadrangle on the Vanderbilt University campus

N.B. The Lewis House reception desk will be open until 12 a.m. If you arrive after midnight, please call (615) 343-8699 for assistance.

##Monday, June 9

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Clifford B. Anderson

  • Introduction to the Institute and participants
  • Discussion of the Institute’s goals and anticipated outcomes
  • Assignment of initial pair programming partnerships

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: David A. Michelson

  • Review of XML essentials, including namespaces, character entities, and CDATA sections

  • Session Notes

Readings:

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Clifford B. Anderson

  • Review of Document Type Definitions (DTDs) and XML Schemas
  • A brief look at Relax NG and Schematron

Readings: Joe Fawcett, Liam Quin, and Danny Ayers, Beginning XML, Chapter 4: Document Type Definitions; Chapter 5: XML Schemas; Chapter 6: Relax NG and Schematron

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Workshop Format

  • Installing eXist, oXygen, GitHub and loading of [Folger Shakespeare Texts](folger shakespeare texts).

###Reception (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

The University Library will host a reception for our Institute in the 2nd Floor Gallery.

Dinner (5:45 p.m. at The Commons)

##Tuesday, June 10

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: David A. Michelson

Readings:

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: David A. Michelson

Readings:

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Skype Conversation with Michael Poston & Rebecca Niles

Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, D.C.

  • Exploration of the Folger Library’s digital edition (TEI P5) of Julius Caesar

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Instructor: Dr. Jay Clayton, William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor, Department of English, Vanderbilt University

  • Transmediation and the Production of Digital Editions

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

  • Hopes, aspirations, and collective goals for XQuery

Dinner (5:45 p.m. at The Commons)

##Wednesday, June 11

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • Introduction to XQuery

Readings: Priscilla Walmsley, XQuery, Chapter 1: Introduction to XQuery and Chapter 2: XQuery Foundations

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • Path expressions

Reading: Joe Fawcett, Liam Quin, and Danny Ayers, Beginning XML, Chapter 7: Extracting Data from XML; Priscilla Walmsley, XQuery, Chapter 4: Navigating Input Documents Using Paths

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • FLWOR expressions

Reading: Priscilla Walmsley, XQuery, Chapter 6: Selecting and Joining Using FLWORs

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • Constructors

Reading: Priscilla Walmsley, XQuery, Chapter 5: Adding Elements and Attributes to Results

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

  • Exploring participants' datasets

Dinner (5:45 p.m. at The Commons)

##Thursday, June 12

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • Functions and modules

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • Grouping

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Institute Faculty

  • Exploring participants' datasets

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

  • Commentary, discussion, questions

Dinner (5:45 p.m. at The Commons)

##Friday, June 13

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • Windowing

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • XQuery spare change
    • if..then..else
    • effective boolean values
    • try..catch
    • switch expressions
    • typeswitch
    • quantifiers
    • mapping operator
    • string concatenation operators

Reading: Priscilla Walmsley, XQuery, Chapter 3: XQuery Building Blocks

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Jonathan Robie

  • Recursion and avoiding recursion

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Institute Faculty

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

  • Commentary, discussion, questions

##Monday, June 16

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Winona Salesky

  • Exploring eXist - An Open Source XML Database

Reading: Joe Fawcett, Liam Quin, and Danny Ayers, Beginning XML, Chapter 10: XML and Databases

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Winona Salesky

  • Combining eXist’s extension functions with FLWOR expressions

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Winona Salesky

  • Exploring eXist's indexing options

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Institute Faculty

  • Conducting full-text searches across Shakespeare’s corpus using eXist’s extension functions

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

  • Participant presentation

Dinner (5:45 p.m. in Rand Hall)

##Tuesday, June 17

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Winona Salesky

  • Writing user defined functions
  • Function signatures
  • Checking types

Reading: Priscilla Walmsley, XQuery, Chapter 8: Functions

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Clifford B. Anderson

  • Handling errors in XQuery
  • Strategies for diagnosing and preventing errors

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Winona Salesky

  • Developing modules of user defined functions in eXist

Reading: Priscilla Walmsley, XQuery, Chapter 12: Queries, Prologs, and Modules

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Institute Faculty

  • Creating facets for searches

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

  • Participant presentation

Dinner (5:45 p.m. in Rand Hall)

##Wednesday, June 18

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Kevin Clarke

  • Reviewing HTTP
  • A brief introduction to REST

Reading: Cornelia Davis, “What if the web were not RESTful?” In Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on RESTful Design (WS-REST '12), Rosa Alarcon, Cesare Pautasso, and Erik Wilde (Eds.). New York: ACM, 3-10

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Winona Salesky

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Institute Faculty

  • Connecting with online data sources using HTTP

Reading: Charles Severance, “Discovering JavaScript Object Notation,” Computer, 45:4 (2012): 6-8

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Instructor: Dale Poulter

  • Introduction to Amazon Web Services

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

  • Participant presentation

###Warren Center Reception (4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)

Dinner (5:45 p.m. at The Commons)

##Thursday, June 19

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Kevin Clarke

  • Architectural patterns for building larger applications
  • Introduction to the Model-View-Controller pattern

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Winona Salesky

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Institute Faculty

  • Building a simple web search engine for the Shakespeare corpus – Part One

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Institute Faculty

  • Building a simple web search engine for the Shakespeare corpus – Part Two

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

  • Participant presentation

Dinner (5:45 p.m. at The Commons)

##Friday, June 20

Breakfast (8:00 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Morning Session I (9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.) Instructor: Dale Poulter

  • Deploying our Shakespeare search engine to the “cloud” using Amazon Web Services – Part One

###Morning Session II (10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.) Instructor: Dale Poulter

  • Deploying our Shakespeare search engine to the “cloud” using Amazon Web Services – Part Two

Lunch (11:45 a.m. in Rand Hall)

###Afternoon Session I (1:00 p.m. to 2:15 p.m.) Instructor: Kevin Clarke

  • Review of XQuery fundamentals and questions

###Afternoon Session II (2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.) Instructor: Kevin Clarke

  • Review of eXist fundamentals and questions

###Open session (4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.) Instructor: Clifford B. Anderson

  • Institute wrap up
  • Survey
  • Recommendations for developing a stronger community of XQuery experts in the digital humanities

Dinner (5:45 p.m. in Rand Hall)