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January 22, 2015 - 2:45pm by Center for Digital Humanities
Are you interested in designing and teaching a digital humanities (DH) course? Would you like to know more about what's currently being taught under the rubric of digital humanities at USC?
January 20, 2015 - 10:19am by Center for Digital Humanities
The CDH's Digital Brown Bag series will open this semester in a big way. Hear Chris Holcomb (English) and Duncan Buell (Computer Science) discuss software that tracks the frequency, extent, type and distribution of changes first-year English students make to their papers as they revise them for their final portfolios. Of their methodology, Holcomb says: "our basic analysis has been to parse the draft and final versions of a paper into paragraphs and sentences and then to align the sentences based on the canonical edit distance algorithm as a measure of similarity between sentences.
December 11, 2014 - 10:24am by Center for Digital Humanities
With the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season upon us and the close of the semester nearing, you may have some spare time on your hands. (Wishful thinking, we know…) Nevertheless, amidst the guzzling of hot chocolate and eggnog, time with friends and family, and ringing in the New Year, you may want to check out a few things DH-related, and the CDH has some suggestions for you. Recordings of all 2014 Future Knowledge Lectures, including those given this semester by Bruce Holsinger and Ayesha Ramachandran are now live on our website.