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 Posted by on August 4, 2010 digital humanities  Add comments

A new Google digital humanities project has been awarded to Leif Isaksen and Elton Barker of the HESTIA project whose workshop I attended recently at Oxford. Having good humanities scholars such as this drive Googles agenda on access and interpretation of the ancient texts they have digitised can only be a positive thing (link).

Elton Barker, The Open University, Eric C. Kansa, University of California-Berkeley, Leif Isaksen, University of Southampton, United Kingdom. Google Ancient Places (GAP): Discovering historic geographical entities in the Google Books corpus.

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