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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

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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

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

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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

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