Leeds Arabic texts: data acquisition

Texts, and where available their covers together with covering correspondence, were offered to a Solar Imaging Systems Advanced Imaging System.

The system permits careful, high-resolution capture of delicate texts.

Each page was scanned three times at a resolution of 258dpi;

[Thumbnail Image] The equipment set-up. This is housed in the laboratories of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Scientific Research in Music.

Thus, there is no issue of registration between the recto and baclit-recto scans, but this does arise if the verso is to be used in anaylsis with the other two. Any page-to-page comparison would also demand registration.

For more information: Prof. Roger Boyle.