Detecting footnotes in 32 million pages of ECCO

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I’m very proud to be part of the collaborative project that produced this new article in the Journal of Cultural Analytics where we outline the process we used to visually View Original

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How do we Model Stereotypes without Stereotyping (Again)? How about information theory.

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In a previous post, we explored how using language models and the idea of “perplexity” can allow us to study stereotypes in movie character roles using their dialogue as a View Original

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Does the decline of gender within literary studies matter?

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A little while back I posted on the unmoving ratio between male/female pronouns in a data set of ~60,000 articles in literary studies. The ratio has been stable at about View Original

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Visiting Paris with Becky Shaw: DLfM 2018

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The International Society for Music Information Retrieval conference (ISMIR 2018) was held in Paris this year, and several SIMSSA researchers shared their work at both ISMIR and the satellite conferences. View Original

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A Sense of an Ending: Poetry and Periods

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As part of my on-going fascination with punctuation, in Enumerations I look at the words that are most likely to be followed by a period in a collection of 75,000 View Original

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