Isaksen, Leif; Barker, Elton; Kansa, Eric C. and Byrne, Kate
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|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1162/LEON_a_00343|
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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)|
|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
|Depositing User:||Elton Barker|
|Date Deposited:||20 Oct 2011 14:46|
|Last Modified:||24 Feb 2016 12:30|
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