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What is Digital Humanities

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Digital humanities is an area of research and teaching at the intersection of computing and the disciplines of the humanities.
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Knowledge Acquisition on Dante Alighieri's Works
Elvira Immacolata Locuratolo (ISTI-CNR, Italy) and Valentina Bartalesi Lenzi (ISTI-CNR, Italy)
Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 10
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch439
The approach followed for the identification and the implementation of visualization diagrams able to support the knowledge acquisition on Dante's works is described. Two high level structures and an implementation model are proposed. An example of citation histogram is given; one of its possible refinements is considered. The article is part of the Towards a Digital Dante Encyclopedia, a three-year Italian National Project which aims to build a digital library endowed with services to support scholars in creating, evolving and consulting an encyclopedia on Dante Alighieri and on his works.
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Resilience: A Community's Efforts to Center Black Heritage in St. Augustine, Florida
Application of computing or digital tools to traditional humanities disciplines.
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Representing Culture via Agile Collaboration
Broad term describing a field that combines the analytical and critical methods of humanities disciplines with computational analysis, design, and multimedia.
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The Intersection of Digital Humanities and Artistic Augmented/Virtual Reality Research in Hong Kong
The application of digital technology and computational methods to the arts, humanities, and social science disciplines for access, dissemination, preservation, and re-use.
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Digital Education Strategy
An area of scholarly study concerned with the intersection of digital technologies and the humanities.
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Reading and Collaboration: Developing Digital Reading Practices With Computer-Assisted Text Analysis Tools
DH is a growing field of research able to combine methodologies and theories of Humanities scholarship with computing and/or digital media technologies in general. The field commonly emphasizes ways and methods of applying digital resources throughout the liberal arts in an effort to analyze new modes of literacy and literary practices. Pedagogies in the area are distinct for highlighting techniques that are collaborative, transdisciplinary, and critically engaged with new, screen-based media formats.
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Digital Methodologies for the Historiography of the History of Europe: Testing Omeka Software on the “AsE”
The discipline which refers to the study, research and teaching through the intersection between electronic computation and human sciences.
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Authentic Leadership Being Shared as a Collective
A field of academic study examining the use and application of computational and digital technologies in the humanities and social science scholarship, and a converse utilization of theories and approaches from the humanities in the data and computer sciences.
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