[Humanist] 29.99 events: big data X 2; geo-humanities

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Mon Jun 15 22:38:39 CEST 2015


                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 99.
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  [1]   From:    Kathy Weimer <kathy.weimer at rice.edu>                      (24)
        Subject: Joint SIG mtg at DH2015, Thurs, July 2, lunch hour

  [2]   From:    Mark Hedges <mark.hedges at kcl.ac.uk>                       (61)
        Subject: Call for papers - Workshop on Big Humanities Data at IEEE
                Big Data 2015, 29 October 2015

  [3]   From:    Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>          (34)
        Subject: workshop on large data


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        Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2015 11:59:35 -0500
        From: Kathy Weimer <kathy.weimer at rice.edu>
        Subject: Joint SIG mtg at DH2015, Thurs, July 2, lunch hour

On behalf of the GeoHumanities SIG, LOD SIG, GO:DH and AVinDH, you are 
invited to attending a Joint SIG meeting at DH2105.

SIG leaders will give briefings of their SIG activities and open the 
floor for broader discussions.

Date: Thursday, July 2, 12:45-1:45 pm
EE Auditorium, UWS Parramatta South Campus

You may pick up your lunch in the nearby foyer.

For more information about the SIGs see:
http://adho.org/sigs
http://www.globaloutlookdh.org/
http://geohumanities.org/
https://avindhsig.wordpress.com/

All are welcome!

Kathy Weimer
Co-Chair, GeoHumanities SIG

-- 
Katherine Hart Weimer
Head, Kelley Center for
   Government Information, Data and Geospatial Services
Rice University
Fondren Library - MS 225
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
713.348.6212



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        Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2015 14:31:34 +0100
        From: Mark Hedges <mark.hedges at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Call for papers - Workshop on Big Humanities Data at IEEE Big Data 2015, 29 October 2015


The 3rd IEEE Workshop on Big Humanities Data will be held on Thursday 29
October in Santa Clara, California, USA, in conjunction with the 2015 IEEE
International Conference on Big Data (IEEE BigData 2015)
 http://cci.drexel.edu/bigdata/bigdata2015/ . This workshop will address
applications of “big data” in the humanities, arts, culture, and social
science, the challenges and possibilities that such increased scale brings
for scholarship in these areas.

Full papers, of up to 9 pages, should be submitted via the conference
online submission system. We also encourage submission of short papers (up
to 4 pages) reporting work in progress. The submission deadline is August
30, 2015. All papers accepted will be included in the proceedings published
by the IEEE Computer Society Press, which will be made available at the
conference.

Topics covered by the workshop include, but are not restricted to, the
following:

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   Text- and data-mining of historical and archival material.
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   Social media analysis, including sentiment analysis
   -

   New research objects for humanities analysis such as digital music, film
   -

   Cultural analytics
   -

   Social analytics
   -

   Crowdsourcing and big data
   -

   Curation and preservation of big data
   -

   Cyber-infrastructures for the humanities (for instance, cloud computing)
   -

   NoSQL databases and their applications in the humanities
   -

   Big data and the construction of memory and identity
   -

   Big data and archival practice
   -

   Corpora and collections of big data
   -

   Linked Data and Big Data
   -

   Constructing big data for research in the humanities

For more information, see the full workshop Call for Papers at
 http://bighumanities.net/
http://bighumanities.net/events/ieee-bigdata-oct-2015-workshop-call-for-papers/
.

To browse the 2013 and 2014 workshop programmes, see
http://bighumanities.net/events/ieee-bigdata-2013/workshop-program/ and
http://bighumanities.net/events/ieee-bigdata-oct-2014/big-humanities-data-workshop-program/.

Workshop Information:

Workshop Location:

Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, Santa Clara, California 95054, USA.

Dates for the IEEE BigData 2015 Conference:

October 29 to November 1, 2015

Workshop Schedule:

Day-long workshop on Monday, Oct. 29, 2015

One-day conference registration fees (if only attending the workshop):

$400 (up to 5 October), $500 (after 5 October),

Registration fees for full conference

http://www.cvent.com/events/2015-ieee-international-conference-on-big-data-big-data-/custom-17-447ceebf059343c1ad7c9f570462bf5c.aspx



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        Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2015 06:04:39 +1000
        From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
        Subject: workshop on large data


We welcome anyone interested in big data, data mining, machine learning, 
and the scientific study of society and culture.

  June 23, 2015. 12:30-19:00; Roderic Hill Building (Aeronautics and 
Chemical Engineering), South Kensington Campus, LT3.

  Programme
12:30 Welcome Yike Guo, Imperial
12:35 Introduction Armand Leroi, Imperial
12:40 Musical style & creativity Francois Pachet, Sony, Paris
13:10 Improvised mind resonance Henrik Jensen, Imperial
13:30 Neuroaesthetics Semir Zeki, UCL

13:50 DISCUSSION

14:00 Pop music evolution Matthias Mauch, QML
14:20 What words should we use? €”Mark Pagel, Reading
14:50 The future of cultural evolution Alex Bentley, Bristol

15:10 DISCUSSION
15:20 TEA BREAK

15.40 Machine learning & art Andrew Zisserman, Oxford
16:10 Visual structure in art Daniel Graham, Vienna
16:30 Making sense of textual data Sophia Ananiadou, Manchester

16:50 DISCUSSION

17:00 Predicting behaviour from internet data Suzy Moat, Warwick
17:20 Monitoring power, money, conflict and fame from Wikipedia Taha 
Yasseri, Oxford

17:40 DISCUSSION

17:50 Envoi Mike Sternberg, Imperial

18:00 19:00 RECEPTION

Organisers:  Armand Leroi, Yi-Ke Guo, Mike Sternberg

Please register with so that we can get an idea of numbers: 
orestis.tsinalis10 at imperial.ac.uk

_______________________________________
Armand Leroi
Professor of Evolutionary Developmental Biology
Department of Life Sciences
Imperial College London




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