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A Quadruple-Based Text Analysis System for History and Philosophy of Science


Abstract Computational tools in the digital humanities often either work on the macro-scale, enabling researchers to analyze huge amounts of data, or on the micro-scale, supporting scholars in the interpretation and analysis of individual documents. The proposed research system that was developed in the context of this dissertation ("Quadriga System") works to bridge these two extremes by offering tools to support close reading and interpretation of texts, while at the same time providing a means for collaboration and data collection that could lead to analyses based on big datasets. In the field of history of science, researchers usually use unstructured data such as texts or images. To computationally analyze such data, it first has to b... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Damerow, Julia (Author) / Laubichler, Manfred (Advisor) / Maienschein, Jane (Advisor) / Creath, Richard (Committee member) / Ellison, Karin (Committee member) / Hooper, Wallace (Committee member) / Renn, Jürgen (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject History of science / Information technology / digital history and philosophy of science / digital humanities / Quadruples / Semantic Web / text analysis
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 267 pages
Language English
Note Doctoral Dissertation Biology 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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