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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.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Companion to Digital Humanities provides a complete yet concise overview of this emerging discipline. The volume contains 37 original articles written by leaders in the field, addressing the central concerns of all those interested in the subject. The articles are grouped into topical sections focusing on: the experience of particular disciplines in applying computational methods to humanities research problems;  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Schreibman; Raymond George Siemens; John Unsworth
ISBN: 1405103213 9781405103213 9781405168069 1405168064
OCLC Number: 54500326
Description: xxvii, 611 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Foreword : perspectives on the digital humanities / Roberto A. Busa --
digital humanities and humanities computing : an introduction / Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens and John Unsworth --
1. 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 --
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 --
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 --
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. past, present, and future of digital libraries / Howard Besser --
37. Preservation / Abby Smith.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to literature and culture.
Responsibility: edited by Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth.
Local System Bib Number:
.b24390240

Abstract:

"A Companion to Digital Humanities provides a complete yet concise overview of this emerging discipline. The volume contains 37 original articles written by leaders in the field, addressing the central concerns of all those interested in the subject. The articles are grouped into topical sections focusing on: the experience of particular disciplines in applying computational methods to humanities research problems; the basic principles of humanities computing across applications and disciplines; specific applications and methods; and production, dissemination, and archiving. The Companion is accompanied by a website that will evolve with its readership, featuring useful supplementary materials, standard readings that are publicly available, essays to be included in future editions, and other materials - visit www.ach.org/companion."--BOOK JACKET.
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