Entries tagged 'distant reading'

Digital History and the Digital Modern

The text of my keynote talk and slides, for the launch of the Center for Digital History Aarhus (CEDHAR), Aarhus University, 22nd February 2019.

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Old Bailey Online research in New Zealand, and a full data source

With the approval of the Old Bailey Online team, I’m happy to report that the full dataset of the Old Bailey Online can be downloaded here: http://www.math.canterbury.ac.nz/~r.sainudiin/datasets/public/OldBailey/. More sources for the data are expected to follow but this seems a nice way to build on the work underway in New Zealand.

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Introduce data mining to your History course in 2 minutes

https://www.mashape.com/ offers Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that perform common text analysis tasks, including the one we’ll use for this tutorial: Named Entity Recognition (NER). Text analysis is a good way to introduce students to data mining. You can use text documents, or a URL.

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