Registered image viewer based on OpenSeadragon
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Registered Image Viewer

A web interface for viewing and comparing multi-version, multi-page documents. Originally developed for the presentation of historical documents that have been imaged diachronically.

A live demo is available here.

This work is presented in the article: Parsons, Stephen, C. Seth Parker, and W. Brent Seales. "The St. Chad Gospels: Diachronic Manuscript Registration and Visualization." Manuscript Studies: A Journal of the Schoenberg Institute for Manuscript Studies 2.2 (2017): 483-498.

Overview of contents

##css Stylesheets for the webpage.

##data On the production server ( this holds the entire set of images of the Chad Gospels manuscript. In this repository it simply holds the Chad image set structure file (chad.json), and some test images.

##external Javascript libraries we are importing.

##extras Extra graphics and scripts used for managing data and for the viewer, including the following:

  • created to go through the Chad Manuscript image files and store their structure in a json file
  • created to go through the Chad Manuscript image files and convert them into a Deep Zoom Image format

##images Images used in the viewer interface.

##js The primary functional file of the project, handles the layered-viewer interface.

##index.html The home page of the interface.

#Development The viewer can be modified by working with the included html, css and JavaScript files, as it is a static webpage. Following any changes to the JavaScript, should be run to update the minified js files used.

#Issues Check the issues page to stay up to date with our current work.

Copyright (C) 2015 Thomas Loy, Stephen Parsons, and John Walker

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.