Understanding Digital Humanities

ISBN-10: 0230292658

ISBN-13: 9780230292659

Edition: 2012

Authors: David M. Berry

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Confronting the digital revolution in academia, this book examines the application of new computational techniques and visualisation technologies in the Arts & Humanities. Uniting differing perspectives, leading and emerging scholars discuss the theoretical and practical challenges that computation raises for these disciplines.
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List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 2/7/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 318
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Dr. David M. Berry is a lecturer in the Media and Communication department at the University of Swansea. He researches the philosophy of technology, medium theory, digital media and the social and political implications of the information society.

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Notes on Contributors
Introduction: Understanding the Digital Humanities
An Interpretation of Digital Humanities
How We Think: Transforming Power and Digital Technologies
Digital Methods: Five Challenges
Archives in Media Theory: Material Media Archaeology and Digital Humanities
Canonicalism and the Computational Turn
The Esthetics of Hidden Things
The Meaning and the Mining of Legal Texts
Have the Humanities Always Been Digital? For an Understanding of the 'Digital Humanities' in the Context of Originary Technicity
Present, Not Voting: Digital Humanities in the Panopticon
Analysis Tool or Research Methodology: Is There an Epistemology for Patterns?
Do Computers Dream of Cinema? Film Data for Computer Analysis and Visualisation
The Feminist Critique: Mapping Controversy in Wikipedia
How to Compare One Million Images?
Cultures of Formalisation: Towards an Encounter between Humanities and Computing
Transdisciplinarity and Digital Humanities: Lessons Learned from Developing Text-Mining Tools for Textual Analysis
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