DH Kitchen: Creating historical maps
New Pathways Through the Ancient World: HGIS, Linked data, and the Web.
Wonder how mapping technology can help you teach and understand history? Ryan Horne, the Director of the Ancient World Mapping Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will show how the Antiquity a-la-Carte application allows users […]
Text Mining Uncovers U.S. Emotion and British Reserve: Scientific American
Text Mining Uncovers U.S. Emotion and British Reserve
An analysis reveals that writers’ expressions of sentiment on opposite sides of the pond have grown apart in recent decades
but just by doing a somewhat crude analysis of emotion words it is possible to find trends that resonate with what we know about history
Wordcounts are amazing. | The Stone and the Shell
People new to text mining are often disillusioned when they figure out how it’s actually done — which is still, in large part, by counting words. They’re willing to believe that computers have developed some clever strategy for finding patterns in language — but think “surely it’s something better than that?“
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