A call for papers has been issued for the Workshop on Big Humanities, held in conjunction with the 2013 IEEE International Conference on Big Data, October 6-9, 2013, in Santa Clara, CA.
From the CFP:
The workshop will address applications of “big data” in the humanities, arts and culture, and the challenges and possibilities that such increased scale brings for scholarship in these areas. …
Topics covered by the workshop include, but are not restricted to, the following:
- Text- and data-mining of historical and archival material.
- Social media analysis, including sentiment analysis
- Cultural analytics
- Crowd-sourcing and big data
- Cyber-infrastructures for the humanities
- Relationship between ‘small data’ and big data
- NoSQL databases and their application, e.g. document and graph databases
- Big data and the construction of memory and identity
- Big data and archival practice
- Construction of big data
- Big data in Heritage
Full-length papers are due July 30.
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