Partner Focus: Compute Canada

NovelTM partner Compute Canada recently highlighted the work of team members Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair in the article “High-powered computing: it’s not just for astrophysics anymore.” The piece describes the Voyant tool they co-created, which is “the most widely used tool running on the Compute Canada platform.” You can read more about Voyant and the intersection between high-end computing and humanities…

Launch of Hermeneutica by Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair

Hermeneutica: Computer-Assisted Interpretation in the Humanities, by two novelTM scholars, Geoffrey Rockwell and Stéfan Sinclair, has just been published by the MIT Press. Hermeneutica is part of a hybrid project that includes Voyant Tools which has also been rewritten. For more see the web site hermeneuti.ca  or voyant-tools.org . On the web site you can see…

NovelTM at DH2015

A number of NovelTM members recently gave papers at DH2015 in Sydney, Australia. Geoffrey Rockwell co-authored a paper with Stéfan Sinclair entitled “Talking About Programming in the Digital Humanities.” He also co-authored a paper entitled “Exploring Large Datasets with Topic Model Visualizations” with John Montague, John Simpson, Stan Ruecker, and Susan Brown. Matthew Wilkens presented “Mapping…

Around the World Conference 2015

Text Mining the Novel researchers organized and participated in the third annual Around the World Conference on April 30, 2015. This online conference is organized every year by the Kule Institute for Advanced Study at the University of Alberta under the direction of Geoffrey Rockwell, a co-investigator on TMN. This year there were panels and…