Project Events

April 17, 2014
Colin Allen giving lunchtime talk “Expertise in Words” at NEH headquarters, Washington, DC.

April 15, 2014
Project paper accepted at ACL Argument Mining Workshop for June 26 in Baltimore, MD.

April 10, 2014
Paper ‘Using Visualizations to Deconstruct “The Two Cultures”‘ accepted for presentation at Arts, Humanities, and Complex Networks — 5th Leonardo satellite symposium at NetSci2014, Berkeley, CA, June 3, 2014.

April 3, 2014
Digging by Debating Final Report submitted to JISC. Final report due at NEH by end of month.

October 12, 2013
Colin Allen, Katy Börner, and Andrew Ravenscroft attend Digging into Data all-projects meeting, Montreal

September 12-14, 2013
Colin Allen gives keynote address and hosts workshop at Digital Humanities Forum, University of Kansas

September 9, 2013
Jaimie Murdock presents InPhO and HathiTrust: Digging for Philosophy in the Sciences at the HTRC UnCamp in Champaign Urbana

September 7, 2013
Katy Börner presents Understanding (Big) Data by Using Macroscopes at Digital HPS Meeting, Bloomington, IN

September 6, 2013
Colin Allen presents “Digging for Philosophy in the Sciences” at the DigitalHPS meeting in Bloomington, IN

July 22-26, 2013
“Mapping the intersection of philosophy and science” poster accepted for JCDL, Indianapolis. Jaimie Murdock, with Robert Light, Colin Allen, & Katy Börner. The Digging by Debating project will be represented at the Digging into Data all-projects-meeting on Oct 12, in Montreal, Canada. Citation:

July, 2013
UEL team complete Interim Report (manual study) “From Big Data to Argument Analysis: A Selective Study of Argument in the Philosophy of Animal Psychology from the Hathi Trust Collection”.

June, 2013
Colin Allen, Andrew Ravenscroft and Chris Reed meet at Dundee. Final stages of the project are mapped out.

February, 2013
Indiana team deliver results of LDA Topic model selections from Hathi Trust Collection to UEL for manual study.

January 11, 2013
Digging by Debating is featured in the HathiTrust Research Center informational video

December, 2013
Indiana team begin constructing LDA models to select volumes and pages from the Hathi Trust Collection (2.5 million volumes) relevant to the topics of Anthropomorhism and Animal Consciousness.

November 7, 2012
Andrew Ravenscroft presents “Digging By Debating” project on behalf of the team at the international Digging into Data meeting, Holland House, Bristol