Slides from my talk at the joint UC Davis Data Sciences Initiative and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory symposium on data mining can be found here. The talk introduces the various ways in the Humanities is taking advantage of large scale data mining techniques to advance humanities scholarship, particularly textual and
Slides from my talk at the 2014 conference of the Text Encoding Initiative, Northwestern University can be found here. The talk was focused on the re-design of the ESTC as the ESTC21, a linked data native version of the catalogue. It introduced the idea of collaborative record curation, stressing the
Slides from my presentation at the 2014 Digital Library Federation can be found here. The talk introduces BIBFLOW, an IMLS funded project focused on understanding the implication of Linked Data adoption for the internal operations of libraries. It introduces the many library internal software and human systems that will be
Slides from my presentation at the 2014 Digital Humanities conference in Lausanne, Switzerland can be found here. The talk provides a sprint through the basic functioning and technology behind the implementation of a computer vision based search platform for archives of historical printed materials. Arch-V is a two-cluster tool set.
Broadside ballads were the most circulated printed objects in England during the 17th century . Sung by hawkers on street corners, pasted on the walls of alehouses, and framed as art by the middling and lower classes, the broadside ballad carried the news of day, tales of fantastical events and