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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Stephen Ramsay Talk on “Code, Games, Puppets, and Kleist”

Written on March 31, 2015 at 10:06 pm, by

  Code, Games, Puppets, and Kleist Stephen Ramsay, The University of Nebraska—Lincoln “Code, Games, Puppets, and Kleist” uses Heinrich von Kleist’s 1810 essay, “On the Marionette Theater” as an analogy for understanding the discourses around modern video game development. Ramsay suggests that innovations in game technology follow an arc that is unlike that of almost  Continue Reading »

Cordell awarded Digital Innovation Fellowship

Written on March 27, 2015 at 6:55 pm, by

  The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) awarded Northeastern Assistant Professor of English, and NULab core faculty member, Ryan Cordell one of seven ACLS Digital Innovation Fellowships for 2015-16. Selected from a highly competitive field of applicants, awardees will dedicate a year to projects that further the digital transformation of humanistic research. The program is generously funded by The  Continue Reading »

New OCR Methods for Early Printings

Written on March 27, 2015 at 3:42 pm, by

Join NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks core faculty member Dr. David Smith and Digital Classicist New England for:   New OCR Methods for Early Printings Uwe Springmann Digital Humanist Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich Access to texts in the form of machine actionable data is a prerequisite for research in Digital Humanities. If one’s goal is to  Continue Reading »

From Texts, to Data, and to Visuals: Computational Methods and the Study of the Chinese Political Elite

Written on March 27, 2015 at 3:38 pm, by

Join the NULab for Texts, Maps, and Networks core faculty member Dr. David Smith and Digital Classicist New England for: From Texts, to Data, and to Visuals: Computational Methods and the Study of the Chinese Political Elite Song Chen Harvard University This paper reflects on the methodology and preliminary findings of an evolving project that  Continue Reading »

NULab Works-in-Progress Series: Spring 2015

Written on March 26, 2015 at 12:25 am, by

“Fugitive Texts: Searching for Attributions in the Viral Texts Data” by Abby Mullen (History Department) When: Thursday, April 2nd from 2-3pm Where: 422 Snell Description: The Viral Texts project is all about the reuse of text in nineteenth-century publications. Surrounding those texts are paratexts that can help us to understand a great deal more about these shared texts, and about the  Continue Reading »

Gephi Tutorial

Written on March 19, 2015 at 3:02 pm, by

Several months ago, I was asked to deliver a presentation on how to use the open source network analysis tool Gephi. In response, I created a GitHub repository (or project for the uninitiated) to contain sample raw network data required for giving Gephi a test drive. You can find the repository here. In addition to being  Continue Reading »