The Open UniversitySkip to content
 

GAP: a neogeo approach to classical resources

Isaksen, Leif; Barker, Elton; Kansa, Eric C. and Byrne, Kate (2012). GAP: a neogeo approach to classical resources. Leonardo, 45(1) pp. 82–83.

Full text available as:
[img]
Preview
PDF (Version of Record) - Requires a PDF viewer such as GSview, Xpdf or Adobe Acrobat Reader
Download (503Kb)
DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: http://doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_00343
Google Scholar: Look up in Google Scholar

Abstract

Google Ancient Places (GAP) is a Google Digital Humanities Award recipient that will mine the Google Books corpus for classical material that has a strong geographic and historical basis. GAP will allow scholars, students, and enthusiasts world-wide to query the Google Books corpus to ask for books related to a geographic location or to ask for the locations referred to in a classical text. We will overcome the traditional difficulty of identifying place names by using a combination of URI-based gazetteers and an identification algorithm that associates the linear clustering of places within narrative texts with the geographic clustering of locations in the real world.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: 2011 The International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology (ISAST)
ISSN: 1530-9282
Extra Information: This paper was presented as an invited talk at the High Throughput Humanities satellite symposium at ECCS2010.
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Classical Studies
Arts
Item ID: 29850
Depositing User: Elton Barker
Date Deposited: 20 Oct 2011 14:46
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2016 12:30
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/29850
Share this page:

Altmetrics

Scopus Citations

Download history for this item

These details should be considered as only a guide to the number of downloads performed manually. Algorithmic methods have been applied in an attempt to remove automated downloads from the displayed statistics but no guarantee can be made as to the accuracy of the figures.

▼ Automated document suggestions from open access sources

Actions (login may be required)

Policies | Disclaimer

© The Open University   + 44 (0)870 333 4340   general-enquiries@open.ac.uk