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Silent No More: Decolonizing the History of Algerian Women through Text Mining & Network Analysis

Posted in Digital Humanities, News and Notes, and Research

This text mining and network analysis project demonstrates the ways in which women were central to the creation and maintenance of the socio-political networks that held together the tenuous bonds of the Constantinois society and government.

Topic Modeling 18th Century American Correspondence

Posted in Digital Humanities, and Percolating Ideas

This is a lightning talk of ongoing research, given at the 2018 American Historical Association meeting on January 4, 2018. I’ve revised the text of the talk to provide more details about this project below. Initially, this talk was entitled, “Text Mining 18th Century American Correspondence,” but I began my…

Introductory Text Analysis with Google’s ngram Viewer

Posted in Digital Humanities, and Percolating Ideas

Simple curiosity motivated the creation of these few graphs, but they will also be used in a graduate text analysis for humanists class as examples of the kinds of questions we can ask and answer with simple and accessible tools. Is there a correlation between uses of the words “frontier,”…