Online Tools for Literary Analysis

Schedule:

Monday: Introductions to participants, course, and key concepts. Basics of semantic encoding principles. Analysis and visualization without encoding.  Start formulating projects.

Reading: Alan Liu, “Where is the Cultural Criticism in the Digital Humanities?” (this talk exists in various versions: short version on his blog; long print version in Gold, ed., Debates in the Digital Humanities; if you can’t access the long print version, you might do best to watch the 40-minute version in video form)

Tuesday: The dilemmas of encoding, analysis and mining. Analysis and visualization with encoding.
Reading: Ramsay, Chaps 1&2
Demo: Sydney Shep: Tim Sherratt’s QueryPic

Wednesday: Visual browsing principles. Experimental prototypes/interfaces.
Reading: Ramsay Chap 3&4

Demo: Ted on Nineteen

Thursday: Collaboration and production environments.
Reading: Ramsay Chap 5

Friday AM: Project presentation finalization
Friday PM: Presentations of projects to DHSI participants

Links to Tools:
Chronos
Chronozoom
DBPedia
Dipity
DIRT List
Google Analytics
Google n-gram viewer
Hyperpo
JiTR
Longviewer
LORE
Mandala
ManyEyes Word Tree
MONK
OJS Reading Tools
Pliny
Scalar
Shared Canvas
Simile Timeline
Simile Timeline Widgets
SNAC
Textarc
The Old Bailey
Timeglider 
Timeline Creator
Voyage
Voyant
Wordhoard
Wordle
Yuma
Zotero
Zotero Timeline

Experimental Demos

Bronte Timeline in Raphael
Circle Magic
Decision support sketches
dialR
nineteen: explore your data, visually
TAToo Setup
TextTiles BrowserUofA Projects by Mark Bieber
The Orlando Project – Visual Workflow (V0.1)
Workflow

Bubblelines

Bubblelines with multiple terms – vis.giacometti.com
Clarissa – vis.giacometti.com
Clarissa Tagged – vis.giacometti.com
Henry James Short Stories – vis.giacometti.com

Voyant

Voyant Tools
Voyant Bubblelines Shakespeare
Voyant Bubblelines Clarissa v01
Voyant Bubblelines Clarissa v02
Voyant Knots
Voyant Word Trends

Showcase Browsers

DataVizBrowser
Delegate Browser Applet
Digital Profiles
Drawing Browser Applet
ICLEI Browser
Mount Royal University Researchers
Showcase Browser for INKE ID
Wasp browser
Woodcuts Browser

Other Online Demos

twistori
we feel fine