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defoe: A Spark-Based Toolbox for Analysing Digital Historical Textual Data

Rosa Filgueira, Mariona Coll Ardanuy, Giovanni Colavizza, James Hetherington, Melissa Terras, Michael Jackson, Anna Roubickova, Amrey Krause, Ruth Ahnert, Tessa Hauswedell, Julianne Nyhan, David Beavan (+1 others)
2019 2019 15th International Conference on eScience (eScience)  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was funded by Scottish Enterprise as part of the Alan Turing Institute-Scottish Enterprise Data Engineering Programme, and by AHRC as part of the Living with Machines via the  ...  portable digital eScience toolbox that enables historical research.  ...  It allows for extracting knowledge from historical data by running text analyses across large digital collections in parallel.  ... 
doi:10.1109/escience.2019.00033 dblp:conf/eScience/FilgueiraACHTJR19 fatcat:sbw5w5dv55dzlkoccet3wgvbbq

Extending defoe for the Efficient Analysis of Historical Texts at Scale

Rosa Filgueira, Claire Grover, Vasilios Karaiskos, Beatrice Alex, Sarah Van Eyndhoven, Lisa Gotthard, Melissa Terras
2021 2021 IEEE 17th International Conference on eScience (eScience)  
We have also extended the collection of XML schemas supported by defoe, increasing the versatility of the tool for the analysis of digital historical textual data at scale.  ...  This paper presents the new facilities provided in defoe, a parallel toolbox for querying a wealth of digitised newspapers and books at scale. defoe has been extended to work with further Natural Language  ...  The authors wish to thank Lisa Otty at the University of Edinburgh Centre for Data, Culture & Society, Mike Bennett at the University of Edinburgh Library, and Sarah Ames at the National Library of Scotland  ... 
doi:10.1109/escience51609.2021.00012 fatcat:xgmjtxjmgrhu5cyyealv6bjuyq

Table of Contents

2019 2019 15th International Conference on eScience (eScience)  
: A Spark-Based Toolbox for Analysing Digital Historical Textual Data 235 Rosa Filgueira (University of Edinburgh), Michael Jackson (University of Edinburgh), Anna Roubickova (University of Edinburgh  ...  for Splitting and Sampling Based Resource Management in Big Data Analytics-as-a-Service Platforms in Cloud Computing Environments 156 Yali Zhao (The University of Melbourne), Athanasios Vasilakos (Lulea  ...  Advanced Knowledge Technologies for Science in a FAIR World (AKTS)  ... 
doi:10.1109/escience.2019.00004 fatcat:gkka77yxbjdldlhejv5pxl5kqq

Book reviews

Redactie KITLV
2012 NWIG  
, categories of race, gender, and ethnicity to their analytical toolboxe s.  ...  <> Digital Dilemmas: The State, the Individual, and Digital Media in Cuba by Cristina venegas (Rutgers University Press, 2010), Cuba Represent!  ...  Faith Makes Us Live would be a good addition to a class on ethnographic methods and could do quite well for a course on the Haitian diaspora and Caribbean culture. it should also be of interest to anyone  ... 
doi:10.1163/13822373-90002420 fatcat:xzaauxb5v5aurdrnixanb4luwu

A shared task for the digital humanities: annotating narrative levels [article]

(:Unkn) Unknown, Universität Stuttgart, Universität Stuttgart, Evelyn Gius, Nils Reiter, Marcus Willand
They are best described as "organizing shared tasks with/in/for the digital humanities" and have evolved significantly since we started.  ...  Research in digital humanities entails a number of unique challenges, some of which are caused by the collaboration model that digital humanities projects often work in.  ...  for subsequent analyses. 3.  ... 
doi:10.18419/opus-10884 fatcat:iwamtbvvenhqvj3il5kv5vzkqq

In Company with Others: Commentaries as Conversational Community Practice Towards Philosophical Thinking

Nicole A. Callahan
The instructor never replies to their postings and never grades their postings on a scale or for quality. Students simply earn credit for completing the full number of required commentaries.  ...  This dissertation is an empirical study of what happens when an inquiry-based apprenticeship approach to teaching academic writing (Blau 2011) is employed in a required sophomore- level interdisciplinary  ...  for data collection were different.  ... 
doi:10.7916/d8w66z4t fatcat:b3fojctsyrgwtp347fpji4t7f4