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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

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.

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