Research Outcomes

Exploiting historical registers: Automatic methods for coding c19th and c20th cause of death descriptions to standard classifications
Carson, J., Kirby, G., Dearle, A., Williamson, L., Garrett, E., Reid, A. & Dibben, C. (2013) NTTS (New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics), Brussels, Belgium, 15-17 March 2013. Full paper

“Drowned while … lobster fishing” versus “Run over by a railway wagon”, a rural-urban comparison of cause of, and age at, death; Skye and Kilmarnock 1861-1901
Garrett, E. & Reid, A. (2013) Death in Modern Scotland, 1855: beliefs, attitudes and practices, Edinburgh, 1-3 Feb 2013. Abstract

Comparing relational and graph database for pedigree data sets
Kirby, G.N.C., de Kerckhove, C., Shumailov, I., Carson, J.K., Dearle, A., Dibben, C.J.L. & Williamson, L. (2013) Scottish Health Informatics Programme (SHIP) conference 2013, University of St Andrews, UK, 28 -30 August 2013.

From ague to pyrexia and from smallpox to heart disease: an overview of causes of death in Scotland 1855-1955
Reid, A. & Garrett, E. (2013) Death in Modern Scotland, 1855: beliefs, attitudes and practices, Edinburgh, 1-3 Feb 2013. Abstract

From ague to pyrexia and from smallpox to heart disease: a general overview of causes of death in Scotland 1855-1955
Reid, A., Garrett, E., Dibben, C. & Williamson, L. (2013) British Society for Population Studies (BSPS), Swansea, 9-11 Sep 2013. Abstract

Towards a long-term historical cause of death coding scheme
Reid, A., Garrett, E., Dibben, C. & Williamson, L. (2013) BSPS, Swansea from 9-11 Sep 2013. Abstract

Linking Scottish Civil Registration Records into Individual and Family Histories: A Pilot Study.
Huang, Z., Razzell, P., Dibben C. & Boyle, P. (2012) ESSHC Glasgow, 11-14 Apr 2012. Abstract

Linking Scottish vital events records back through time to produce the ‘Understanding Scotland’s People Study
Williamson, L. (2012) 2nd Mosaic conference: Residence patterns of the elderly, Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Budapest, Hungary 6-7 Sep 2012

Pilot Project Investigating the Feasibility of Transcribed Family Tree Data for Research.
Williamson, L. & Dibben, C. (2012) European Social Science History Conference (ESSHC), Glasgow, 11 – 14 Apr 2012. Abstract

Automatic methods for coding historical cause of death descriptions to standard classifications
Kirby, G.N.C., Carson, J.K., Dibben, C.J.L., Dearle, A., Williamson, L., Garrett, E. & Reid, A. (submitted 2013)

Automatic Methods for Coding Historical Occupation Descriptions to Standard Classifications
Kirby, G., Carson, J., Dunlop, F., Dearle, A., Dibben, C., Williamson, L., Garrett, E. & Reid, A. (2014) Workshop on Population Reconstruction. International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19-21 February 2014.

Comparing Relational and Graph Databases for Pedigree Data Sets
Kirby, G.N.C., de Kerckhove, C., Shumailov, I., Carson, J.K., Dearle, A., Dibben, C.J.L. & Williamson, L. (2014) Workshop on Population Reconstruction. International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19-21 February 2014.

Introducing ‘movers’ into community reconstructions: linking civil registers of vital events to local and national census data: a Scottish experiment
Reid, A. & Garrett, E. (2014) Workshop on Population Reconstruction. International Institute of Social History, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 19-21 February 2014.