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Work in Progress – Catherine Nygren – Text Mining British Travel Literature

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In 1710, Joseph Addison wrote that “There are no books which I more delight in than in Travels.” He was not alone in his preference, as during the eighteenth century, travel literature proliferated and was second only to the novel

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

Barbara Piatti – Lecture: From Texts to Maps or How to Visualize Literary Landscapes

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Dr. Piatti will give a Public Lecture on how geospatial analyses are altering and transforming literary theory and its notions of landscape & spatiality. 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

Stefan Sinclair – Voyant Notebooks

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The first in our 2013-2014 Work in Progress series will feature Stefan Sinclair and the new development in his Voyant Tools suite, Voyant Notebooks. Voyant Notebooks is a new digital scholarship platform that’s intended to support user-friendly web-based authoring of