Overview of Descriptive Markup and the TEI

Julia Flanders

2011-02-19

  1. Thought Experiment: What is this text?
  2. How about this one?
  3. Motives for text encoding
  4. What is Descriptive Markup?
    Why is it Important?
  5. Descriptive versus procedural markup
  6. Additional assumptions
  7. Advantages of descriptive markup
  8. Some complications
  9. Text Encoding is Never Simple
  10. What is the TEI?
  11. The TEI Guidelines
  12. Areas of Usage
  13. Diagram of TEI Usage
Overview of Descriptive Markup and the TEI