wiki:research_queries

Exemplary research questions

Cypher code examples for research questions

1) List of all titles for an author. This should include variant versions for a title.

2) List of all witnesses for a title (the list should distinguish which witnesses go with a particular title version)

  • possible with OpenMind?, Drupal and Popoto (WITNESS exemplar-of TEXT)

3) List of all commentaries and super-commentaries on a given title

  • currently no specialised interface (TITLE is-commentary-on+ TITLE)

4) List of all authors who wrote in connection with a particular title (commentaries, super-commentaries)

  • currently no specialised interface (PERSON <was-created-by TITLE is-commentary-on+ TITLE)

5) List of all people who had other “roles” associated with a title (e.g. copyists , owners, patrons, teachers, students, etc.)

  • currently no specialised interface (PERSON -*- TITLE)

6) Bring up people associated with a particular title (not just one huge list of people, but be able to distinguish author, student, teacher)

  • see 5)?

7) Bring up people associated with a particular witness (not just one huge list of people, but be able to distinguish owner, say, from commentator)

  • currently no specialised interface (PERSON -*- WITNESS)

8) Bring up all the works dedicated to a particular “patron” (e.g., Ulugh Beg)

  • possible with OpenMind?, Drupal and Popoto (TEXT was-dedicated-to PERSON)

9) Bring up all owners of a particular codex

  • possible with OpenMind?, Drupal and Popoto (PERSON <was-owned-by CODEX)

10) Bring up all codices owned by a single person

  • possible with OpenMind?, Drupal and Popoto (CODEX was-owned-by PERSON)

11) Create a Table of contents for a particular codex

  • list of witnesses possible with OpenMind?, Drupal and Popoto (WITNESS part-of CODEX)

12) Bring up all works studied in a madrasa (institution event)

13) Search for specific words in incipits, explicits and colophons

  • full text search necessary

14) Find copying dates in a certain range

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