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Articles with keyword "Digging into Data"

ODH in the News

By Jason Rhody

Several projects funded by NEH's Office of Digital Humanities have been featured in the news recently.  Some highlights include articles on acoustic modeling of John Donne's sermons, mapping "infectious texts" from historic newspapers, the history of disease in a cross-cultural and geographically diverse set of mummies, and a profile of digital approaches to the 18th century "Republic of Letters."

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Building STEAM: The Buzz from the McBee Hive

By Ann Sneesby-Koch

Things are getting STEAM-y in the Hive.

Ancient Atherosclerosis: NEH Digital Research Grant Finds Clogged Arteries in Mummies

By Ann Sneesby-Koch

Digging in Data Challenge grant projects develop and explore technologically inventive and computationally creative research methods that drill into massive data sets to arrive at new questions and surprising answers.

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One Culture: Urgent, Pointed, and Even Disruptive

By NEH Staff

An independent council that studies critical issues for libraries and archives has concluded that the advanced computational techniques that are necessary to extract useful data from huge collections will require humanities scholars to fundamentally alter their definition of research.

CLIR Report on Digging into Data

CLIR Releases Report About Digging into Data Challenge

By Brett Bobley


One Culture: Computationally Intensive Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences

A Report on the Experiences of First Respondents to the Digging Into Data Challenge  

June 12, 2012. Today, at the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in Washington, DC, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) released One Culture: Computationally Intensive Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences. This report culminates two years of work by CLIR staff involving extensive interviews and site visits with scholars engaged in international research collaborations involving computational analysis of large data corpora. These scholars were the first recipients of grants through the Digging into Data program, led by the NEH, who partnered with JISC in the UK, SSHRC in Canada, and the NSF to fund the first eight initiatives. The report introduces the eight projects and discusses the importance of these cases as models for the future of research in the academy.  

To read the full report, along with supplementary case studies of each project, please visit the CLIR website.    

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Announcing 14 Winners of the Digging into Data Challenge

By Brett Bobley

Today, fourteen teams representing Canada, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, and the United States were named the winners of the second Digging Into Data Challenge.

Is Computational Linguistics the New Computer Science for the Humanities?

By Brett Bobley

A few months ago, Harvard’s J.B. Michel and Erez Lieberman-Aiden, along with colleagues from Google and elsewhere, made quite a splash with their cover article in Science on “Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books.”

New York Times on the Digital Humanities

By Brett Bobley

On November 17th, the New York Times presented the first in a series of articles about the digital humanities.