Julianne Nyhan's Computation and the Humanities: Towards an Oral History of PDF

By Julianne Nyhan

ISBN-10: 3319201697

ISBN-13: 9783319201696

ISBN-10: 3319201700

ISBN-13: 9783319201702

This publication addresses the appliance of computing to cultural history and the self-discipline of electronic Humanities that shaped round it. electronic Humanities study is remodeling how the Human list might be transmitted, formed, understood, puzzled and imagined and it's been ongoing for greater than 70 years. notwithstanding, we don't have any entire histories of its learn trajectory or its disciplinary improvement. The authors make a primary contribution in the direction of remedying this by way of uncovering, documenting, and analysing some of the social, highbrow and artistic procedures that helped to form this examine from the Fifties till the current day.

By taking an oral heritage technique, this publication explores questions like, between others, researchers’ earliest thoughts of encountering desktops and the criteria that for that reason triggered them to exploit the pc in Humanities research.

Computation and the Humanities might be a necessary learn for cultural and computing historians, electronic humanists and people attracted to advancements just like the digitisation of cultural background and artefacts.

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JB And, of course, about $20,000 of faculty money which, at that time, was a considerable sum. It just predated the vigorous growth of PCs. HC It seemed like the solution at the time. JB So, your experience was unluckier than mine – it’s a wonder you kept going. HC Well, that was unrelated to Computational Stylistics. I must have noted your work, particularly authorship attribution, happening here. I was working on a problem on Ben Jonson’s additions to the Spanish Tragedy and I thought “maybe we could apply this to Computational Stylistics”, as I don’t think it was called then.

Burrows emphasises the network of formal and informal, national and international expertise that he benefitted from, for example, John Dawson in Cambridge and Susan Hockey in Oxford. So too they reflect on the positive results that the scepticism they sometimes encountered had on their work. As central as computing has been to their research lives they emphasise that their main aim was to study literature and continuing to publish in core literature journals (in addition to DH journals) has been an important aspect of this.

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