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Computing in the humanities

International Conference on Computing in the Humanities (3rd 1977 Waterloo, Ont.)

Computing in the humanities

proceedings ofthe Third International Conference on Computing in the Humanities, Waterloo, Ontario, 1977

by International Conference on Computing in the Humanities (3rd 1977 Waterloo, Ont.)

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Published by University of Waterloo Press in [Waterloo, Ont.] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditors Serge Lusignan and John S. North ; sponsored by the University of Montreal and the University of Waterloo, August 2-6, 1977 at Waterloo, Ontario.
ContributionsLusignan, Serge., North, John S.
The Physical Object
Pagination365p. :
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20559273M
ISBN 100888980140

The digital humanities, also known as humanities computing, is a field of study, research, teaching, and invention concerned with the intersection of computing and the disciplines of the humanities. The new book, Roberto Busa, S.J., and The Emergence of Humanities Computing: The Priest and the Punched Cards (Routledge, ), is now available, as is a website to accompany the book, which contains captioned archival photos and other images, and links to the publisher’s page, the Amazon page, and a free copy of the introduction to the book.

  Ray Siemens is Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Distinguished Professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Victoria. In he received the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations’ Antonio Zampolli Prize for outstanding scholarly achievement in humanities computing. Dr.   The book raises awareness of, and calls for, the digital humanities to address the challenges posed by the linguistic and cultural divides in computing, the clash between communication and control, and the biases inherent in networked technologies.A common problem with publications in the Digital Humanities is the dominance of the Anglo Author: John Russell.

Book Series: Office for Humanities Computing (OHC) In a number of cases the publications have arisen from the colloquia or workshops. This programme of formal, refereed publications is an active one, producing at least one or two publications each year. Book Series: Digital Resources in the Arts and Humanities Scholarly Editing: The Annual of the Association for Documentary Editing Changing Publication Cultures in the Humanities.


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