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Archive for May, 2007

As has been the case for the past 18 years, this year’s Digital Humanities Conference (formerly the AHC/ALLC Conference) has a wealth of interesting presentations. The conference has posted the abstracts online at: http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dh2007/abstracts/

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Armadillo: Historical Data Mining “This project examines new ways of extracting (‘mining’) relevant information from unconnected electronic sources. It is an attempt to answer the question of how to locate and interpret information contained in distributive online research datasets effectively, using criteria acceptable to the Arts and Humanities community.” They will be presenting at the […]

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Text Analysis programs that can do word frequency, KWIC, concordancing, etc. are fairly well-established (cf: Harald Klein’s text analysis informational pages or U of Alberta’s TaPOR site). WMatrix is a web-based tool that does the standard analysis but, like more recent knowledge mining applications, “extends the keywords method to key grammatical categories and key semantic […]

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In January 2006 O’Reilly debuted their “Rough Cuts” program. Here’s how they describe it: “When you buy a book on the Rough Cuts service, you get access to an evolving manuscript. You can read it online, download as a PDF, or print. Once you’ve purchased a Rough Cuts title, you have a chance to shape […]

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