Monthly Archives: March 2012

My Day of DH – Pernicious Collaboration

I took part in the Day of DH yesterday, though not as vigorously as I did last year. Here is the Day of Elijah Meeks, in case you’re really, really interested. The post of mine I thought the most valuable … Continue reading

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The Digital Humanities as a Slideshow

This morning I gave a presentation on the role of data visualization in DH work. The annotated slides can be found on Google Docs here.  

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Topography Error: Too Much Topography!

An attempt to illustrate something that may be better expressed through a less traditional visualization.

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Building a Scholarly Digital Object

I’ve been exposed to a lot of exciting digital humanities research since I came to Stanford, both in the formal projects I’ve been brought in on to support and in consultation with and exposure to ongoing research by various individual … Continue reading

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Parallel Edges in pgRouting

If, like me, you neglected to check and see if pgRouting (the pathfinding library for PostGIS) handles parallel edges in its default shortest path query, then you’ve likely found out that it doesn’t. You can tell that something is wrong … Continue reading

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Network Visualization Gallery

I’d forgotten just how fun Gephi is. A few exploratory examples below.

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Comparing Geographic Visualizations to Network Visualizations

With March having arrived, it’s time for me to pivot away from Imperial Roman networks and toward new projects. This means stepping away from purely geographic networks and back into more abstract networks, specifically the networks made of genealogical connections. … Continue reading

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