All of the podcasts from last months digital tools workshop are now available on History SPOT. The Histore workshop introduces our new modules on semantic data and text mining which will be released at the end of August. It also looked more generally at the uses of semantic data and text mining for use by historians. The presentations are as follows:Introduction to the Project
Discussion of the Histore Project – its aims and outputs. Jonathan talks about the various digital tools that we are looking at and discusses the tools audit and case stduies. Matt Phillpott discusses the semantic data and text mining modules.
Matteo describes the process of text mining and how it might be useful for historians.
Pip talks about the Text Creation Partnership for Early English Books Online (EEBO). This is part of the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), which makes machine readable copies of old texts for greater searchability and analysis. Pip’s talk touches upon the issues of semantic data and text mining.
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