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32 research outcomes, page 1 of 4
  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Uta Hinrichs; Beatrice Alex; Jim Clifford; Andrew Watson; Aaron Quigley; Ewan Klein; Colin M. Coates;
    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    Large-scale digitization efforts and the availability of computational methods, including text mining and information visualization, have enabled new approaches to historical research. However, we lack case studies of how these methods can be applied in practice and wha...

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  • publication . Article . Preprint . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Thomas Lansdall-Welfare; Nello Cristianini;

    Abstract Recent studies have shown that macroscopic patterns of continuity and change over the course of centuries can be detected through the analysis of time series extracted from massive textual corpora. Similar data-driven approaches have already revolutionized the ...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Gartner, Richard;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    This article describes work undertaken at the Warburg Institute in London into the definition of machine-readable ontologies for the identification of iconographic subjects. Iconography, a descriptive discipline concerned with the identification of the content or subjec...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Julianne Nyhan; Andrew Flinn; Anne Welsh;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    This article demonstrates that the history of computing in the humanities is an almost uncharted research topic. It argues that this oversight must be remedied as a matter of urgency so that the evolutionary model of progress that currently dominates the field can be co...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Ros Barber;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    In ‘Christopher Marlowe: Hype and Hoax’(2018), Hartmut Ilsemann implies that his application of the Rolling Delta feature of R Stylo is sufficiently robust that a century and a half of traditional scholarship should be overturned, and Marlowe stripped of the majority of...

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  • publication . Article . 2019
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    Authors:
    Ewan Jones; Paul Nulty;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    Abstract The complexity of literary language proves stubbornly difficult to isolate, for reasons that we can label as both absolute and relative. On the one hand, complexity is commonly understood as an intrinsic property of literature, which distinguishes it from whate...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Uta Hinrichs; Stefania Forlini; Bridget Moynihan;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
    Project: SSHRC

    This work was supported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), grant number 430-2013-692. Although recent research acknowledges the potential of visualization methods in digital humanities (DH), the predominant terminology used to desc...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Andrea Nini;
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    The Whitechapel murders that terrorized London in 1888 are still remembered to this day, thanks to the legend of its unapprehended perpetrator, Jack the Ripper. In addition to the gruesomeness of the murders, the name and the persona of the killer have been popularized ...

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  • publication . Article . 2015
    Open Access
    Authors:
    Jamshid J. Tehrani; Quan Nguyen; Teemu Roos;
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    Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

    The evolution of fairy tales often involves complex interactions between oral and literary traditions, which can be difficult to tease apart when investigating their origins. Here, we show how computer-assisted stemmatology can be productively applied to this problem, f...

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  • publication . Article . 2018
    Open Access English
    Authors:
    Yufang Ho; Jane Lugea; Daniel McIntyre; Zhijie Xu; Jing Wang;
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    In order to assist legal professionals with more effective information processing and evaluation, we aim to develop software to identify and visualize the key information dispersed in the unstructured language data of a criminal case. A preliminary model of the software...

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