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7 May 2012
Lisa Rhody

Why use visualizations to study poetry?

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:34+00:00 Mon, May 7, 2012|Fellows, Research, Winnemore Fellows|

The research I am doing presently uses visualizations to show latent patterns that may be detected in a set of poems using computational tools, such as topic modeling. In particular, I’m looking at poetry that takes visual art as its subject, a genre called ekphrasis, in an attempt to distinguish the types of language poets

2 Apr 2012
Lisa Rhody

Small Projects & Limited Datasets

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:40+00:00 Mon, Apr 2, 2012|Community|

I've been thinking a lot lately about the significance of small projects in an increasingly large-scale DH environment.  We seem almost inherently to know the value of "big data:" scale changes the name of the game.  Still, what about the smaller universes of projects with minimal budgets, fewer collaborators, and limited scopes, which also have

2 Mar 2012
Lisa Rhody

Chasing the Great Data Whale

By | 2017-02-05T21:14:44+00:00 Fri, Mar 2, 2012|Community, Research, Winnemore Fellows|

The first thing you hear, or at least that you should hear, when you present an idea for a digital humanities project to someone already familiar with the field is this: "That's great! [pause]  What does your data set look like?" Actually, that's the reaction you'll get if whoever you're talking to is taking you