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Work in Progress – Derek Ruths – Goodreads vs Amazon: The Effect Of Decoupling Book Reviewing And Book Selling

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Book reviewing is a commonplace activity on many e-commerce sites. However, it is nested within the broader context of book buying and selling. Goodreads, an on-line platform for social curation of book collections, provides an opportunity to observe on-line book

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Text-Mining the Novel Workshop

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Text-Mining the Novel will host an in-project Workshop, Nov. 20-21 in the DH Space. For more information, please contact Andrew Piper or Alayne Moody.

Work in Progress – Summer Roundup: Houellebecq and Neatline, Digital Environmental Humanities & Early Modern Conversions

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Come join us for the first Work in Progress Meeting of 2014-15 academic year! As usual we’ll be meeting in rm 461, 688 Sherbrooke St West. We’ll have lightening talks from students, postdocs, and DH faculty about their summer work.

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Stephane Couture, Gabriella Coleman & Stefan Sinclair – Mining IRC Conversations

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Stephane Couture, Gabriella Coleman & Stefan Sinclair will outline their prototype for mining IRC conversations. All are welcome

HTML Extraction Party

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We’re having a party! Of sorts – an afternoon tutorial on how to extract texts from HTML (web) documents. We’ll be using a single case study, provided by Stephen Wittek, but the principles will be transferable to any HTML-based texts

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