publication . Article . 2014

Digital Literary and Cultural Studies: State of the Art and Perspectives

Ciotti, Fabio;
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  • Published: 30 Nov 2014 Journal: Between, volume 4, issue 8 (issn: 2039-6597, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Università degli Studi di Cagliari
  • Country: Italy
Abstract
Over the last decade Digital Humanities has ceased being a “niche discipline” and have become a major phenomenon in academic and cultural debate. Significant scientific results and outcomes have been achieved, and fundamental research infrastructures have been realized. Despite these far-reaching outcomes, Digital Humanities still does not have a satisfactory influence in the traditional disciplinary fields. We need to find new methods to deal with cultural artifacts and texts. Amongst the many emerging research fields in the DH, two come forth as the most promising and interesting: Big Data and distant reading; Semantic Web and Linked Open Data. In my paper I w...
Subjects
free text keywords: Digital Humanities, Formal ontology, Distant reading, Digital methods, Modeling, Settore L-FIL-LET/14 - Critica Letteraria e Letterature Comparate, lcsh:Geography. Anthropology. Recreation, lcsh:G, lcsh:Language. Linguistic theory. Comparative grammar, lcsh:P101-410, lcsh:Translating and interpreting, lcsh:P306-310
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