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A companion to digital humanities

Author: Susan Schreibman; Raymond George Siemens; John Unsworth
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Pub., 2004
Series: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 26.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Companion offers a thorough, concise overview of the emerging field of humanities computing. Contains original articles written by leaders in the field. Addresses the central concerns shared by those interested in the subject. Major sections focus on the experience of particular disciplines in applying computational methods to research problems; the basic principles of humanities computing; specific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xxvii, 611 p. : ill
(DLC) 2004004337
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Schreibman; Raymond George Siemens; John Unsworth
ISBN: 9781782684503 1782684506
OCLC Number: 843086579
Description: 1 online resource (46 entries) : 26 images, digital files.
Contents: Foreword: Perspectives on the Digital Humanities / Roberto A. Busa --
The Digital Humanities and Humanities Computing: An Introduction / Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth. Part I. History. 1 The History of Humanities Computing / Susan Hockey ; 2 Computing for Archaeologists / Harrison Eiteljorg, II ; 3. Art History / Michael Greenhalgh ; 4 Classics and the Computer: An End of the History / Greg Crane ; 5 Computing and the Historical Imagination / William G. Thomas, III ; 6 Lexicography / Russon Wooldridge ; 7 Linguistics Meets Exact Sciences / Jan Hajic ; 8 Literary Studies / Thomas Rommel ; 9 Music / Ichiro Fujinaga and Susan Forscher Weiss ; 10 Multimedia / Geoffrey Rockwell and Andrew Mactavish ; 11 Performing Arts / David Z. Saltz ; 12 "Revolution; What Revolution? " Successes and Limits of Computing Technologies in Philosophy and Religion / Charles Ess. Part II. Principles. 13 How the Computer Works / Andrea Laue ; 14 Classification and its Structures / C.M. Sperberg-McQueen ; 15 Databases / Stephen Ramsay ; 16 Marking Texts of Many Dimensions / Jerome McGann ; 17 Text Encoding / Allen H. Renear ; 18 Electronic Texts: Audiences and Purposes / Perry Willett ; 19 Modeling: A Study in Words and Meanings / Willard McCarty. Part III. Applications. 20 Stylistic Analysis and Authorship Studies / Hugh Craig ; 21 Preparation and Analysis of Linguistic Corpora / Nancy Ide ; 22 Electronic Scholarly Editing / Martha Nell Smith ; 23 Textual Analysis / John Burrows ; 24 Thematic Research Collections / Carole L. Palmer ; 25 Print Scholarship and Digital Resources / Claire Warwick ; 26 Digital Media and the Analysis of Film / Robert Kolker ; 27 Cognitive Stylistics and the Literary Imagination / Ian Lancashire ; 28 Multivariant Narratives / Marie-Laure Ryan ; 29 Speculative Computing: Aesthetic Provocations in Humanities Computing / Johanna Drucker (and Bethany Nowviskie) ; 30 Robotic Poetics / William Winder. Part IV. Production, Dissemination, Archiving. ; 31 Designing Sustainable Projects and Publications / Daniel V. Pitti ; 32 Conversion of Primary Sources / Marilyn Deegan and Simon Tanner ; 33 Text Tools / John Bradley ; 34 "So the Colors Cover the Wires": Interface, Aesthetics, and Usability / Matthew G. Kirschenbaum ; 35 Intermediation and its Malcontents: Validating Professionalism in the Age of Raw Dissemination / Michael Jensen ; 36 The Past, Present, and Future of Digital Libraries / Howard Besser ; 37 Preservation / Abby Smith.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture, 26.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth.

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This Companion offers a thorough, concise overview of the emerging field of humanities computing. * Contains 37 original articles written by leaders in the field. * Addresses the central concerns  Read more...

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"Offers the best general introduction to this amorphous field." Literary Research Guide

 
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